Maia Duerr is a writer, organizational consultant, and coach for people going through life and career transitions. She draws on her years of Zen meditation pratice and training in anthropology to create powerful tools for integrating mindfulness into the workplace and in clients’ everyday lives. Through her workshops, retreats,online programs, and individual coaching, Maia has supported hundreds of people around the world to start or deepen a contemplative practice, and to create work that matters. Maia Duerr lives in Santa Fe, NM. 1. How did you come to be interested in work as a field of inquiry? 2. Is it realistic to expect to be in love with our work? How does one balance their need for income with their desire to find a job they love? 3. What do you suggest as a first step for someone who is feeling unsatisfied with their work? 4. How do you recommend finding happiness with work when it feels so draining? 5. Is “right livelihood” based in a spiritual / religious practice? 6. Do I need to choose one job to focus on for the rest of my life? 7. Can a hobby outside of work count as a place where one finds happiness? 8. What are some examples that you know of in which people have found happiness in their work? 9. In what areas in your own life have you found happiness at work?  How does your work path follow your advice to others? 10. What do you hope readers will take away from your book? Create a Livelihood That Reflects Your Core Intention

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