July 15, 2018

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...]

Promising to yourself that you won’t get stressed out is a recipe for just the opposite

Q: I am about to move into the busy season for my company and I don't want to be completely exhausted and stressed by the end of it. What can I do to avoid this? A: Your first step is to get clear about what you do want instead of what you don't want. This might seem like a little thing, but it's actually not. Here's the deal; your brain doesn't … [Read more...]