Acknowledge those that are easy to forget. Have you ever thought to notice who’s invisible in your life? Perhaps it’s your bus driver, mailman, service provider? The clerk behind the counter, the guy that fixes your car? Recently we had a fellow come it to refit our bath tub. Numerous … Continue reading Easy to Forget
I heard a discussion on the radio about Sofia Loren and her ‘secrets’ for positive aging. Now many of us have a different type of beauty than she exudes and I confess to thinking that it was highly unlikely that any thing she said would apply to me. But, as … Continue reading Stifle the Ughs
I was thinking about the word honour this week. Sometimes we honour people to acknowledge a special occasion for them, when a milestone is reached or when they have passed. Do you remember the last time you felt honoured? What was that like for you? Who have you honoured lately? … Continue reading Zest, Honour and Self Made Success
Get ready, I’m on a rant. A poetic rant – but it’s a rant nonetheless. Enjoy. Or not. Either way, it felt good to get it out. The best or nothing, Go big or go home, You can have it all Rah, rah, I want to be your cheerleader, your … Continue reading That’s Enough.
Meet Sean, the shoelace guy. I meet him last week. Sean, a nice, young, corporate guy dressed in the tidy requisite suit caught my attention. Not because of his smiling face but because of his shoelaces. Yep, his perfectly polished brown dress shoes were adorned with lime green shoelaces. Hmmm, … Continue reading Smile on the Inside
I don’t know about you, but I’m busy. Busy, crazy, nuts. But I never use those words – they don’t serve me well. Still, if you are like me you spend much of your time doing and very little time being. I have committed to spending 24 hours in silence … Continue reading Crazy, Busy, Nuts!
I would like to tell you this because… When you set up a conversation like this, it’s like a signal to the other person, it helps prepare them for the message you are about to deliver. That was just one of my learnings today from Pat Hirst, author of In a Perfect … Continue reading I would like to tell you this because…
What’s your purpose this week? To get through it. To get as much done as possible? To stay out of trouble? To leave your mark on our world. When my friend Wendy moved from California to Manitoba, her friend sent her off with this inspirational instruction. “Go put your ‘W’ … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions!
Thought for the week, if plan ‘A’ doesn’t work there are 25 more letters in the alphabet! Too often we quit if our first try doesn’t work. Come on, we are more creative than that! Pull out – or create – plan C, D, E…L,M,N,O, P! *** Holy crow – … Continue reading Peak Performance
Be patient. If you are have been starting to eat healthier or exercise or work on a new project, you may get frustrated because you aren’t seeing changes or feeling as different as quickly as you had hoped. Be patient. Change takes time. Be patient. Positive change is worth waiting … Continue reading Patience Grasshopper …