I’m self-isolating because I was in the States last week (plus it’s the right thing to do). I miss my activities and my friends. It’s not yee-haw fun, but it’s certainly not the worst thing in the world. Every keynote engagement I had booked has been cancelled. This means no income; … Continue reading Social Distancing…
What to do in the middle of … whatever the hell this is? It’s got the world shook up and everyone paying attention. Borders are shut down, downtowns are ghost towns, calendars, workplaces and schools are left near vacant. We feel helpless, we feel stuck, we feel afraid. We feel overwhelmed … Continue reading What’s your role in this?
Happy International Woman’s Day It’s perfect day (as is every day, actually) to tell a woman that’s important to you, why you think she is magnificent. Whether she brought you into the world, makes your world a better place or loves you when you are being unlovable – you don’t need a … Continue reading Women Rock, Right?
Love, love me do. February is the month dedicated to love. Love your parents, love your partner, love your pets, love your kids, friends, family, community, etc. etc. etc. Yes, do that, please. My invitation this month is to do something to show you love yourself. No justifications, no explanations, … Continue reading 28 ideas, Just pick 1 !
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