March 20, 2019

The Greatest Gift – To see and be seen

With the holiday season upon us, I wanted to share what I believe to be the greatest gift we can give each other during the holidays. I believe that essentially, every one of us desires to be seen and loved for who we truly are. One of the best gifts we can give ourselves and those we love is to see, appreciate and love others for who they truly … [Read more...]

What’s worth doing even if you fail?

  For anybody who knows me, running is kind of my thing. It’s where I find my centre and connect with myself. It’s a moving meditation, my whole body says “Ah, yes, there I am”. I’m a better “me” in every area of my life when I run. Not to mention, if you ask my husband and kids, I’m a much nicer person to live with! Brene Brown … [Read more...]

Are you the office martyr?

  Q: I have always thought of myself as being a team player & hard worker. Recently I overheard someone call me a “martyr” at work and they find me difficult to work with. I have been working long hours and been pretty stressed lately but what does that even mean? Being a hard worker shows your commitment to your job and company, … [Read more...]

Answer this question to overcome those “what if’s” that are holding you back

Q: I have been wanting to make a change in my career for some time now but keep stopping myself for fear that what I really want to do won’t work out. What can I do to get over my fear? A: Change, even positive change, can bring up fear. Sometimes, when we are trying to go for something new our “what if’s” stop us, often unconsciously. Here are … [Read more...]

The why, who & how of finding your tribe

Q: After 20 years of corporate life, I left to follow a dream and started my own company. Despite achieving success, I am feeling isolated working alone and my corporate friends don’t really “get” what I’m doing.   A: I hear this a lot from new entrepreneurs: while they love working for themselves, it can feel lonely and isolated being … [Read more...]