Old friends, new friends. Quiet friends, loud friends. Big friends, small friends. Cue in Dr. Seuss here. We have been in our new home on Vancouver Island for seven months now – half a country away from the only home we ever knew in Manitoba. Far away from all of … Continue reading About Your Friends…
Imagine the last conversation you ever had with your soul mate was not a good one. It’s too late for what if’s and should have’s. Tragically widowed at 32, Maryanne Pope’s life was not at all what she’d planned it to be. … Continue reading Letting Go
Enter Michelle Cederburg, the woman who puts the charge in recharge! Not only is this chick fun and fit – she’s the author of (among other titles) If Your Life Sucks it’s Your Fault! She’s frank! We had a great (and yes, frank) chat on Your Life, Unlimited radio, you can … Continue reading If Your Life Sucks it’s Your Fault
I had a super interesting convo on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB radio with Bonnie Mikaluk, whose husband I innocently hugged after a business meeting and wow, did a story unfold after that! AND… It’s a party on a bike, lights, music, fun! You can control your own … Continue reading Resiliency Ninja
Beautiful Interruption I first heard this phrase while watching a TED talk about talking to strangers (when you can spare 12 minutes, enjoy it here). These two words, so rarely put together in the same sentence really made me think about the beautiful interruptions that sometimes find their way … Continue reading What is your Beautiful Interruption?
Minor aggravations can be a major pain and a major waste of your precious resourses. Don’t let minor aggravations ruin your day. Minor aggravations are things that will not be important next year, next month, probably not even next week. Maybe not even in the next hour! Think traffics, store … Continue reading Combat Minor Aggravations
Consider what you may learn, if you are open to being wrong. My wonderful friend and amazing comedian, Big Daddy Tazz, posted this conversation he overheard the other day between a grandfather and his grandson. Grandfather: “Rory you’re putting jam on the wrong side of the toast.” Rory: “No I’m … Continue reading Consider being Wrong
Stop counting on willpower. Have you been envious of people who seem to have so much willpower it never seems to wane? Well if it makes you feel any better, nobody, no – no – nobody has infinite willpower to behave exactly as they wished from now until eternity. And, … Continue reading Stop Counting on Willpower