I’m wandering around in the crowded boarding lounge looking for a seat when I spy this young woman, smiling, laughing and chatting with her partner. I sat down close by and said, “Well this looks like a fun area to sit in.” “Oh it is! The world needs more joy and … Continue reading To Plug or Unplug, That is the Question?
Sometimes it’s hard to stop doing thing, even if you know it’s in your best interest to stop. You know you ‘should’ stop, but it’s hard. Taking things away, can feel like a punishment. Instead, you might want to try adding something good, instead of subtracting something bad. For example, … Continue reading Add It!
Sometimes our brains are so used to seeing things the same way that we have always seen them, the way we were taught long ago or the way other people see them. If the way you are viewing a situation isn’t helping you, maybe you need to get your mind … Continue reading Open Wide!
Some people will do anything for a cookie. Though it’s true you can get your fill of sweet and salty snacks when you donate blood, that of course is but a tiny perk in the selfless act of donating blood. The fact is, if everyone who could donate did donate … Continue reading Show up and Roll Up!
I will never forget the first time I went to a new friend’s house. I was looking at the photos she had displayed of her and her honey and I said to her, “You have a nice looking husband.” And she said, “Oh you don’t have to say that.” 😱 … Continue reading Take it and Take it!
This is Max, he is a 9 year old Golden Retriever from Salt Spring Island, BC. He was adopted, via Kijiji, just a few weeks ago by this nice couple because his original owner had medical problems and couldn’t look after Max anymore. He looks pretty at home, doesn’t he? … Continue reading Real Life, Captured.
Is there room for improvement in your life? If not, stop reading. If so…are you willing to do something to get that improvement? If not, stop reading. If so, read on… Sometimes coaching clients come to me knowing exactly what they want and need and sometimes they come to me … Continue reading Quality of Life
I noticed her in the background standing alone. Other people took turns speaking with me after the program and she was patiently waiting her turn – not in line – in the background behind the line. When I was alone, she approached. “I really enjoyed your talk; I wondered if … Continue reading Impact and Influence
I just recently got a kitchen/dining room table. This might not seem like a big deal but when you consider we have lived for almost a year without a table, it’s kind of a big deal. Wait that’s not quite the truth, we did have a table, it just wasn’t … Continue reading What’s Your Rush?
Enclothed Cognition What the heck is that? I remember the first day I put them on. I would never have purchased them but I raised the ‘magic number’ of dollars for the Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Bike Tour and I received them. Since they and the matching riding top were emblazoned … Continue reading Enclothed Cognition