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San Francisco, New York / Susan Jewkes Allen, MSW, GCDF Guiding career and lifework transition...How about trying on a dream?
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What an Engineer looks like: "I am one of six lead developers of the software behind a quarter of the internet and #ILookLikeAnEngineer."  And she likes hip hop, follows pop culture and plays the piano.

“I am one of six lead developers of the software behind a quarter of the internet and

The Woman Fighting Yoga’s Skinny-Girl Stereotype -- The Cut Jessamyn Stanley: The whole point of this practice is to burn away the parts of our lives that are built up over the years that don’t matter, and to burn that away to who you truly are.

If theres one thing Jessamyn Stanley shows us is that confidence is a key to ‪ Don't forget your ‪ so you can put your hair up for those upside down poses!

The War of Art - by Steven Pressfield, Shawn Coyne  For any and all creatives who have had to "stand down" resistance this is inspiring, practical, funny and immensely helpful for "winning your inner creative battles".

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles: Steven Pressfield, Shawn Coyne: This book is short and AMAZING. I loved it and I would recommend it to any artist that got bogged down with the artist way.

What Color Is Your Parachute? 2015: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers by Richard N. Bolles  The career explorer's "bible" for decades - still relevant and helpful.

What Color is Your Parachute? 2015 : A Practical Manual for Job-hunters and Career-changers - Richard N.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain  This book has been insightful and affirming for  my clients and for me, as an introvert, both personally and professionally.

In Quiet, Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so. She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture.

"Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness."   ~ Mark Rothko Creative Inspiration | Creative Life, Creative Work

"Art to me is an anecdote of the spirit, and the only means of making concrete the purpose of its varied quickness and stillness.

Christy Natsumi:  "Designer, maker, and founder is inspired by her multicultural upbringing spanning Tokyo and California.  She designs with the strong belief that unexpected combinations of opposites, both in jewelry and in life, result in the expression of something new, beautiful, and perhaps even magical.": from christynatusumi.com

Christy Natsumi talks about her experience growing up mixed-race.