a meditation for acceptance
This **bonus** meditation comes at the request of a listener. Frustrated? Annoyed? Feel like every day is groundhogs day? Cool. Me too. I’m sharing the meditation I use to help me accept what’s happening, move through frustration, and make room for the things I really do want in my life. I use this meditation daily!
The pandemic bulldozed over your spring semester sliding right into your job hunt for any 2020 grads. It’s also changed the job landscape putting even more emphasis on being able to stand out among other candidates. In this audio clip, I share a tip that my friend in recruiting gave me that changed the way I present myself during interviews. It may seem obvious, but you’d be surprised how many people don’t do this. You need to be able to show employers why they should hire you for the job and this tip helps paints a memorable story about yourself.
The pandemic has turned college admissions upside down. Without SAT/ACT scores, extracurriculars, and with semesters of pass/fail grades, the traditional admissions rubric no longer works. This is a huge opportunity as more weight shifts to a student’s character making essays, interviews, and recommendations essential. In this episode, I share my #1 tip to stand out in college essays and cover letters. Knowing who you are, why you want to be a student at a specific school, and how to articulate it, is now crucial. This is a pandemic shift I am actually excited about!
::CREATING YOUR INNER CIRCLE::
Who are the people in your life that you tell the truth about yourself to?
This is your inner circle…
And it’s not an easy thing to put together. During covid, community is more important than ever. I know I’ve definitely felt isolated!
When I just graduated college, I used to go to Monday night Gabby Bernstein groups where I met a lot of people with like minded interests, but how do we do that in times of quarantine? Megan McDowell of Heartworks shares with me how to build this inner circle at 45 minutes in the podcast below.
Creating community starts with yourself. If you’re only projecting to people that you have your shit together all the time, life is going to be very lonely. This is also why mentorship has been so important to me. Mentors are in my inner circle that meet me and accept where I’m at.
Watch the video clip here:
full episode here:
I know there’s so much unknown right now (like what will Fall 2020 look like?) and how uncomfortable uncertainty can be especially for college students and recent grads who are already undergoing major transitions. You don’t just have to wait and worry until things get figured out. I actually feel there’s a lot of opportunity if you have the right support! In this pep-talk I share the tips that have helped me navigate this time of uncertainty!
if you’ve ever been ghosted (and felt confused or bad about it) this episode is for you. I chat ghosting, what it really means, and share my best relationship advice. also! did you know you can be ghosted in a job situation/ friendships so I got your back and covered those too.
Mentorship for Post-grads, Teens, and Tweens
because doing anything for the first time can be intimidating and I want to take some of the stress out of it
Sometimes when people think about talking to someone it bring up the idea of sitting in a sterile room with a clinical person. With mentorship we can grab coffee, hang out, take a walk, chat on the phone/FaceTime. It’s not just starring at each other in a cold room! I know college counseling centers can be busy. With mentoring, we chat at times that work for you whether it’s in between classes or on the weekends.
work with maggie
What do we talk about?
Truly anything, everything, and nothing. Nervous about starting a conversation? I got you. Don’t want to talk about something? We don’t have to. Have a lot on your chest? Vent away! Want to meditate? We can do that too. This is for you!
What happens after?
Growth is not linear. I encourage all my students to be gentle with themselves. Mentorship is a form of self-care and know that I have your back (I’ll even tell you in follow-up texts)!
Sending everyone a big hug!