Career Development Tips to Happiness

Do you strive for happiness in your career?

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I know I catch myself wondering and observing people who are truly happy and love what they do. What did they do to get there? Life can be challenging at times, and as you know, we all must learn from our mistakes. If you are indecisive about your career, there are helpful tips to feel happiness in your everyday life. First, this starts with loving what we do. The majority of us spend more time at work than with our loved ones. On average, a full-time employee in the United States works about 1,801 hours per year. Here are tips you can do early on to obtain a career right for you.

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Full Circle

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I am amazed at how life has brought me to destinations even with free will. My professional background included music, recruiting, and human services. In my early years, I focused on becoming the best musician possible.  My development required consistent listening, practicing, making music with others, and educating the next generation.  While I still maintained an active music life, I felt I needed to challenge myself to become well-rounded

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Falling in Love with your Job

FriedaIn tribute to Valentine’s Day and Cupid’s arrow, I’d like to share with you my “first job after college” story.

After graduating, too exhausted to find work, I took three weeks off to sleep and travel!

It was the early 80’s, and many of my friends moved to other cities for work. Houston’s labor market was over-saturated at the time and offered few Graphic Design opportunities. Stubbornly I decided to stay put and make it work.
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Affects of COVID-19

Carolyn KinardWhen Covid-19 first was announced earlier this year, many of us had no idea how it would impact our lives in the future months, including what age groups would be at risk. As time passed it was discovered that the elderly faced a significant risk of developing the illness, particularly those with underlying health conditions. The trend changed when individuals did not mask themselves and younger adults were being affected as a result; however, older adults remained a higher risk including baby boomers. Continue reading “Affects of COVID-19”