Career Counselling

Career Counselling: Career Identification & Exploration- Help for Parents with Teenagers

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CAREER COUNSELLING FOR TEENAGERS

Blu Ripples – We help parents discuss and explore career options and career pathways with their teenagers

Blu Ripples Founder, Katherine Foster, 2010

On contemplation of this article ones mind wonders back to a conversation one had with a local elderly resident a couple of years ago.

The resident stated to the author that

to make a child successful in their professional and personal life that the parents “needed to teach their child all manner of things” from “feeling the grass between their toes to experiencing travel and all life has to offer”.

Port Stephens elderly resident’s conversation with Katherine Foster – Blu Ripples Founder
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Career and Workplace Counselling: Coping with the Grief and Loss associated with Employment Termination, Separation and Redundancy

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Career Counselling - Coping with the grief and loss associated with Employment Termination, separation and redundancy

How we lose a job is not really as important as how we cope with the loss.

Katherine Foster, Blu Ripples Founder, 18 Sept 2010

CAREER COUNSELLING – COPING WITH EMPLOYMENT TERMINATION, SEPARATION AND REDUNDANCY

A long time ago, probably close to 16 years ago, a wise individual shared with me an eloquent acronym for grief and loss associated with loss in general however one perceives it to be pertinent in this situation. Read More


Workplace Counselling: What is “Work Life Balance”?

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work life balance

Blu Ripples – Helping you explore work life balance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In a nutshell, it is ensuring that we give equal time to our personal and professional lives to ensure that there is a balance between both, which in turn plays a part in reducing our stress and discontentment in life.

OK, let’s look at your life for a few minutes do you know where you spend most of your time – is it at work, at home, looking after the kids, volunteering your time for a good cause or any number of other activities.  How is this impacting on the rest of your life?  Are you happy, stressed, bored etc?  Are you been true to yourself, your wants, needs and desires?

If you are spending more time on one particular activity or area your life is said to be “out of balance”. So, how do you change this?

Stay Tuned:    Part 2 – Balancing Work and Life

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