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Do You Love What You Do 250 Days Per Year?

Carole Dupre journaling at the beach.

Out of the 365 days in 2022, 250 of those were U.S. working days. We know these numbers, but they still make me stop and think—that’s a lot more days working than not working in a year. When you’re clear about what you do best, you can take charge of what’s next. -Carole Dupré So […]

3 Ideas For How To Celebrate Women’s Day Your Way

I am incredibly grateful for women in history who rose in power and influenced mainstream audiences, in part, from daring to tell their stories and speak up for themselves and others. While it’s important to speak up and be heard, I also believe it’s okay to celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month in […]

2 Things You Need To Do To Love Your Next Headshot Photo Session

Love Your Next Headshot

I won’t sugarcoat it. Taking new a new headshot photo as a professional woman on the later side of age 50 is hard. I held on to my spring 2021 photographs for 4 months before exposing them publicly, on my website and social media pages. That was after I had two of my best friends […]

Staying Focused On The Positive, Living Life To The Fullest

Melinda Stallings

Featuring Melinda Stallings HerNature asked Melinda, “What woman has inspired you to be the real you?” I thank God every day for Carey McLean, the truest of friends. Survivor of a rare cancer diagnosed in her 30s, she is a force to be reckoned with and an example of inspiring positive possibilities. Carey and I […]

Seeing The Difference I Could Make

Marieke Crawford

Featuring Marieke Crawford HerNature asked Marieke, “What woman has inspired you to be the real you?” Torhild Kvarekval was a big influence for me in continuing my education as a physical therapist. We met in 1995. For two years, she would fly in from California every other weekend to teach for the Ola Grimsby Institute […]

Shaping My Desires For Our Community

Featuring Diane Burden Cox HerNature asked Diane: “What woman has inspired you to be the real you?” I’m grateful to have had Silvia L. Jackson Jones as my high school German language teacher and later as a traveling companion and friend. Frau Jones was Black and her openhearted investment in me as a blue-eyed, blond […]

Who Inspires You To Be The Real You In Your Career

Books about women with March calendar 2021 outlining campaign for Women's History Month

What female leader, founder, writer, artist or advocate in recent or past history has inspired you to be the real you in your career? Think of how you might celebrate her in March during Women’s History Month. Maybe it’s through social media, a thank you card or a phone call. Or sending her a book […]

Your 3 Career Guideposts For The Pandemic


Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively. –Eleanor Roosevelt Are you noticing the latest shift in your conversations, too? Over the 8 weeks since we’ve been physically distanced, I’ve stayed connected by phone and Zoom with a wide circle of friends and […]

When The Fog Lifts, The Sky’s The Limit

The fog settles on Mobile Bay, allowing me to see only what's in front of me.

As founder of HerNature Career Coaching, I’m grateful to have the flexibility to plan when it feels right. While a lot of my colleagues were doing annual goal-setting sessions near the end of the year, I held out until mid-January. My style is to push through work until the holidays before looking back on the […]

Being 1st In 165 Years With Savanna Duckworth

Long Beach Sunset

I had the opportunity recently to sip Bellinis with my local marketing pal Savanna Duckworth. It was her first time at Long Beach, Mississippi’s boat-in-the-sky lounge, officially called Parrish’s. While catching up on life, work and what it takes to pursue an authentic career path, I loved hearing about the trail Savanna is blazing. You […]