Julia

About Julia James

Julia James is a certified life coach and award-winning author of the book, The Mini-Retreat Solution. With over ten years experience coaching people through positive career transformations, Julia is passionate about helping people connect with their true calling.

5 Powerful Steps to Break Free from Guilt

Are feelings of guilt keeping you stuck in a job that doesn’t fit? You are not alone! Let Kathy’s story inspire you to playfully experiment with guilt, get unstuck and move towards to career that inspires and energizes YOU. Step ONE Notice How Guilt is Keeping You Stuck A few years ago, I was coaching Kathy (not her real name) who felt stuck, underappreciated, and overextended in her job. A [...]

5 Powerful Steps to Break Free from Guilt2024-06-13T10:24:18-07:00

How to Reframe Career Challenges as Growth Opportunities

Do you feel stuck in career or life circumstances that drain your energy? Would you like to find a way to move forward with confidence and ease? You may not always feel at choice about your experience, but you can learn how to reframe it. Powerful shifts happen when you reframe difficult circumstances into opportunities for growth. […]

How to Reframe Career Challenges as Growth Opportunities2024-05-10T12:30:51-07:00

5 Types of Salary to Consider When Changing Careers

Are you at a crossroad with your career? Do you want to pivot in a new career direction? You may be excited about the possibilities. Perhaps you are feeling a bit overwhelmed. No matter what kinds of emotions you experience as you consider a career change, you are not alone! Most of my career coaching clients experience a range of emotions on their journey to career [...]

5 Types of Salary to Consider When Changing Careers2024-04-11T08:47:33-07:00

How Work Frustrations Can Fuel Career Clarity

Are work frustrations zapping your energy? You are not alone! Anger and frustrations stewing inside can make you feel drained. It can even make you sick over time. However, channeled wisely, work frustrations can help you move towards a career path that energizes and inspires YOU. […]

How Work Frustrations Can Fuel Career Clarity2024-03-14T12:41:36-07:00

Powerful Questions Lead to Career Clarity – 5 Fun Steps

What kinds of questions circle through your mind as you search for a career that energizes and inspires you? It’s worth paying attention to the quality of your questions. As Anthony Robbins put it so well: “Quality questions create a quality life.” However, coming up with quality questions can seem illusive, especially when you are feeling a sense of urgency. Here are five fun steps to [...]

Powerful Questions Lead to Career Clarity – 5 Fun Steps2023-10-12T10:49:59-07:00

How Skill-Building Games Grow Your Confidence

Is your dream job out of reach? Which skills would help you pursue your dream career with confidence and ease? Powerful shifts happen when you re-frame your challenge into a skill-building game. […]

How Skill-Building Games Grow Your Confidence2023-09-14T14:16:09-07:00

How to Keep Your Career Vision Alive

Creating a career that energizes and inspires you takes a clear vision. Once you are clear on your vision, how do you keep your career vision alive? How do you sustain your focus to follow through and make your vision real? My client, let’s call her Rosie, brought these powerful questions to her coaching session. Witnessing Rosie find her answers to these questions inspired me to share a fun tool that [...]

How to Keep Your Career Vision Alive2023-07-13T12:05:09-07:00

How to Playfully Shed Your Armour at Work

Are you tired of wearing armour at work? You are not alone! It’s exhausting to be on guard and put up a façade. However, it can be scary and very unfamiliar to let go of these protective shells. That’s why I feel inspired to share a playful approach with you that will help you show up more and more authentically at work. […]

How to Playfully Shed Your Armour at Work2023-06-15T09:52:33-07:00

How to Free Up Your Mind for Important Career Decisions

Do you find it challenging to make important career decisions? You are not alone! Making decisions is one of the most energy consuming things our brains are capable of. It’s hard to believe, but deciding what you are going to have for lunch draws on the same mental energy you need to decide which career direction to pursue. Just imagine how your decision-making capacity could grow, if you pre-decided some of [...]

How to Free Up Your Mind for Important Career Decisions2023-05-11T10:28:07-07:00

How to Choose When Choice Seems Out of Reach

Do you feel stuck in a job that doesn’t fit? You may not feel like you have any choice, after all, you have to pay the bills. Unfortunately, this perspective keeps you stuck. I am excited to share a couple of power tools with you that will help you choose when choice seems out of reach. These seemingly small shifts in perception will get you unstuck [...]

How to Choose When Choice Seems Out of Reach2023-04-14T16:15:09-07:00
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