Common reasons for unhappiness at work

Unhappiness at work is one of the main reasons my clients start coaching with me. They are missing a purpose, don’t see room for progress or a life changing event has changed their priorities.

Check out this article about common reasons for unhappiness at work and what to do about it.

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Rejection hurts

Getting repeatedly rejected leaves its mark. The feelings of frustration, shame and grief can last for weeks and months. It impacts our self- confidence, leaving us feeling unworthy, not accepted, perhaps not lovable.

How do we strengthen our mental well-being to cope with rejection more easily?

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Who is really judging you?

Do you know this feeling of being inspired to start something great, perhaps your own business, but the first thought is what others will think of you? Isn’t it frustrating to constantly compare ourselves to others? To be held back by what we assume others could think?

Where is this criticism coming from and what can we do about it?

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Do you have your guard up?

Isn’t it draining to constantly put up a guard and pretend to be someone you’re not?

Letting down the guard brings us closer to people and we can live more authentically. This post is about the gains of being vulnerable and how this can improve our work and life.

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“I’m just not good enough”

Are you familiar with this internal voice that keeps nagging and comments on everything you do?

“I’m not good enough”
“I’m not experienced enough”
“I won’t ever get anywhere in my career”

In this article, I introduce to you the inner critic and how to get control over it.

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Trapped in a job you hate?

Isn’t it frustrating when you get to work and all you notice are your negative thoughts? The same thoughts you already had yesterday?

Feeling trapped in a job you hate can go two ways. You either get crushed, burn out and give up or you find a way out. In this article, I share 3 ways how to get out of a job you hate.

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Paralysed by overwhelm?

Isn’t it frustrating when you intend to start the week fresh, but one hour into the day you already experience this feeling of not knowing what to focus on? Read my top tips for escaping overwhelm and getting stuff done.

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Career coaching – what to expect

Feel lost or stuck in a job you don’t enjoy? Not sure how you ended up on your career path?

This article explains what coaching is and specifically what career coaches work on with their clients.

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The art of achieving flow

In the attempt to understand what makes us feel happy, it seems I cannot overlook the topic of achieving flow. As several psychologists have researched, experiencing this state in which we are completely involved in what we’re doing, losing track of time, being focused, having clarity and losing our worries…

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Building confidence in times of uncertainty

Confidence is a state of mind. A state, in which we feel we can move a mountain! In times of uncertainty, for example when considering a scary leap or when we simply don’t know the outcome of a situation, our mind means well in protecting us and therefore comes up…

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Quit complaining and do something

A lot of my clients come to me because they keep catching themselves complaining. About work, certain individuals, a lack of motivation, their personal relationships or how they spend their leisure time. And while they know it is in their hands to change the situation, they struggle to break this…

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How to improve your work life balance

Photo by Jon Flobrant on Unsplash Today’s generation is struggling with a healthy work and life balance. We often work crazy hours and come home to quickly do the laundry, prepare dinner and watch some TV. On an early night, we might be lucky enough to squeeze in a phone conversation with our…

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How to close the gap between wasting time and productivity

It is really challenging to be productive these days. We all have exhaustive to do lists and try to squeeze in even more tasks into our daily lives. However, instead of just trying harder, there are more researched approaches these days that help people be more productive. For some, productivity…

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Breaking the frustration cycle

Desperate for change to happen, but somehow you cannot break the cycle of procrastination? Know that there is something waiting around the corner, but you just don’t have the strength to go there? It is likely you have stumbled upon this blog because your cycle looks somehow similar. You can…

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5 thought-provoking questions to find your purpose

I have a love-hate relationship to those ‘success’ stories that go something like this: “When I was a teenager, I had a revelation that I simply had to become a doctor. I just knew it was my destiny to help people in crisis and since then, all my decisions and…

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Beginners guide to happiness

Happiness is not a destination, but rather a journey that is aligned with values that matter to us. Getting our values right is the key to a happy lifestyle. Getting them wrong leaves us hanging in frustration, procrastination and unhappiness.   Let’s be honest – we are all looking for…

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A word of encouragement to all new entrepreneurs…

I always knew that doubts and obstacles would eventually hit me and obstruct my almost seamless journey of changing my career. So far, everything seemed to go pretty smooth – from taking first steps towards finding out what I want to do with my life to eventually leaving the corporate…

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Say Goodbye to Monday blues

Struggling to get out of bed on a Monday morning? Feeling tired and unmotivated to start the week? You’re not alone! Monday is commonly known to be the worst day of the week. It always creeps up on us just as we start feeling relaxed. The good news is, by…

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