Is there a question that you often are asked that you dread answering? For me the question is “What do you do?” It’s a simple and common question and I know that the correct answer isn’t, “I don’t know.” Yet after 10 plus years in the speaking business, after … Continue reading Vitality
He said, “I’m not going to live past 64.” “Why would you say that?” I asked the random stranger that I had struck up a convo with (‘cause that’s what I do). “Oh, I don’t know, I’ve just always thought that. I have ten more years left and I’m living … Continue reading The Next Ten Years
Everyone has them, those pivotal moments in your life that change everything. Many times those moments are associated with people and in my life Benita Stafford-Smith was that person. A stranger that I trusted, led me into a world I could never, ever have imagined having. On this week’s Your … Continue reading Change Your Life
I was having lunch after doing the morning keynote at a conference in Alabama this week, when a woman came over and crouched down beside my chair. “I just wanted to tell you how much your talk meant to me…” she began as tears fell from her eyes. One thing … Continue reading When Strangers Become Friends
Two women who wowed, amazed and inspired me and we had some great convo on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB. Jean Kay has written a poem a day for almost 20 years! What??? Yep, it’s true, in fact as a result of our interview The Hub and I … Continue reading Have You Amazed Yourself Lately?
This week on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB Cindy Hogg, partner at Moving the Human Spirit shed some light on the oft hidden Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – PSTD. We talked about the emotional brain and practical ways of dealing with emotions whether you are suffering with PTSD or … Continue reading Moving the Human Spirit
Last June as part of my 50/50 list (50 challenges in my 50th year) I decided to go Vegetarian for 50 days. Well, the actual challenge was to go Vegan for 30, but it was a little more than I was ready for so I did what I thought … Continue reading Go Veggie!
Yay women!! We rock and this week on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB I learned you can fly before you drive, literally! The 99’s are a global women’s aviation group that supports women who have an affinity for all things aviation. I have been fortunate enough to fly with … Continue reading Women Fly!
If you’ve ever been downhill skiing, you’ve seen this sign before you got off the chair-lift: Raise Restraining Device. Most likely these words didn’t change your life, but they inspired Steph Jagger to change hers. In UNBOUND – Finding Myself on the Top of the World Jagger shares her story … Continue reading Raise Restraining Device
I was fortunate enough to have three healthy children. We rarely made a trip to the hospital, they did well in school and were relatively trouble-free. Not every family breezes through child raising as lucky as we were. Childhood illnesses, behaviour challenges and learning struggles all add to the already … Continue reading Neurodiversity