The Inner Compass Community April Calendar career direction tips career mindset Apr 06, 2023

By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

Good morning,

Spring has been glorious here in Washington, DC. I hope you're enjoying Spring, whether it be in warm DC or snowy Colorado!

I've been hard at work setting up the Inner Compass Community, and I've been asked some questions about the content of...

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Why is it hard to make a career change alone? career direction tips career mindset Mar 30, 2023

By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

I’m so good at giving others advice in making a change, but it’s hard to do it on my own.

Yes, that is true for many people. And over the next few days, I will share with you the biggest reasons why making a change on our own is so difficult.

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Does Your Calendar Energize or Deplete You? career mindset Feb 27, 2023

I used to be overwhelmed by my calendar. Instead of being proactive about it, I would be reactive and leave it open for clients to schedule appointments whenever they wanted (I was afraid that if I didn't maintain flexibility, they wouldn't hire me). I also didn't incorporate time for self-care...

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What is Somatic Therapy? career mindset Feb 17, 2023

By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

As a trained therapist, I've seen several therapists myself over the years- many trained in talk therapy, which is a process of talking through problems by identifying the source of the issue and developing solutions to move forward (talk therapy is what is...

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What do you need? career mindset Feb 03, 2023

By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

 

I can remember the number of times in my 20s and 30s where I would sit with stress, not sure how to comfort myself.

 

Whether my stress was acute or chronic, I'd quickly resort to trying some strategy, such as taking a walk, calling a friend,...

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Finding clarity and focus for the workweek career mindset Jan 27, 2023

By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

 

I used to wake up every morning and try mindfulness meditation before I started my day. It didn’t work for me — my monkey brain would want to give me a lot of information.

 

I know I’m not alone in the struggle to practice...

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Be Your Own Coach career mindset Jan 20, 2023

by Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

Hello Everyone, 

I have attended many personal and professional development programs because of my background. Sometimes I gain self-insight or learn new strategies, but rarely do I find I get both. And on rare occasions, I experience deep...

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Letting Go Ceremony career mindset Jan 03, 2023

By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

Hello Everyone,

Back in 2016, I was working with a client who had left a position at a company where his supervisor was abusive and as a result, his confidence went down the drain.

At the time, I was learning about using rituals and ceremonies in my coaching...

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Reflecting on 2022 career mindset Dec 22, 2022


By Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

Hello everyone,

I know I’ve been quiet recently, and that's because I’ve been detoxing a bit from social media and taking some time to reflect. I've needed to get away from the noise- buy this, do this, tips and tricks, and so forth. To be quite...

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What are you grateful for? career mindset Nov 22, 2022

by Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP, Founder of Inner Compass Coach

I've been thinking a lot about gratitude this Thanksgiving. Especially as a look at the picture that hangs in my bathroom that a friend made for me that says, “What are you grateful for?” (pictured above).

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The Wisdom of Opposites career mindset Nov 20, 2022

By Hunter Dickson, CCSP, with the help of Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP

Kate Stillman, the author of Body Thrive, explains the concept called The Wisdom of Opposites, which means that we sometimes must do what is counter-intuitive to us and do the opposite of our inclination. 

In early...

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I'm Stuck career mindset Nov 11, 2022

by Danielle Roessle, LCSW, GCDFI, CCSP, Founder of Inner Compass Coach (with the help of Hunter Dickson, CCSP)

The most common thing I hear from potential clients is, “I’m stuck.“

What is stuck anyway? Some of Webster's Dictionary definitions are: to remain in a static...

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