I was walking by myself in a small seaside town in California this past November. It was my first trip outside of Canada in 20 months and while I was there for work, I was really there on a very important mission. In a few days I would fulfill a … Continue reading I was stopped in my tracks. 🐾
The other day I was yanking off my running shoes by the heel when a question popped into my mind. I wondered if most people yank off their shoes or if most people untie their laces. So as I do with many of my life queries, I popped the question … Continue reading ReMINDFULness
Your mental health is not a check-in-once-a-year-during-Mental-Health-Awareness-Month kind of thing, it’s an all-the-time-pay-attention-to-yourself kind of thing. In the video above I give my 2 cents in 3 minutes. kudos to CiiAT May is also Caregiver Appreciation Month – who deserves your thanks? For me it’s my sister, Lorraine, who is currently spending most of … Continue reading Save some compassion for yourself!
Do you know what’s exhausting? Trying to be everything to everyone. 👌🏽 Trying to please everyone. 🙏 Trying to be happy, satisfied, motivated et al, all the time. 😀 Trying to guess what people want. 🍽 Trying to fit in places where you want to belong. 💁🏻♀️ Trying to fit in places where … Continue reading Do you know what’s exhausting?
I made myself laugh in this video – watch right until the end! What a year in healthcare! Did you know that back in the day, I burnt out in healthcare and that was even before ”you know what!’ Where was the training in resiliency then? Last year was “The Year … Continue reading Nurses Week Resiliency ReBoot!
When COVID was a new word in our vocab, I made some videos to give some ideas to muddle through the quagmire of goo. It was before I cleaned my bookcase, before I got into better shape, before I knew how high to position the camera and where to look … Continue reading Limit This and Save Yourself!
My Inchipinchi (my bestie) and I are starting a challenge for the new year and I know I’m probably going to get a lot of flak for this and it is going to be overwhelming for many of you so I seriously don’t want you to join us. I’m just going to tell … Continue reading 55 Alive – Don’t do this Challenge!
For better or for worse, December celebrations, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule (winter solstice, today!!) and Kwanzaa, are definitely a ‘cue’. They may be a cue to bake, shop, donate, stress, overspend, worry, appreciate, celebrate, connect, et al. This year, many things seem, feel and are different. We are being called … Continue reading Thoughts on Our First (and hopefully only) COVID Christmas
I’m giving away the farm and while I’m not on the frontlines anymore, I can still help. If you are/know of an essential worker who would value and benefit from a coaching session with me, today could be a lucky day! I will take the first 10 people, no charge, no strings, for a complimentary … Continue reading What do you really like?
Emotional Wellness in Turbulent Times Want to be a fly on the wall? You can listen in for free to this 40 minute program (below) where I will take you through a three step process to help you navigate your emotions and leave you with tools to use immediately to feel more hopeful, more in … Continue reading Listen up!