The harsh reality that we often take ourselves too seriously came into the discussion during my fun chat with FunnyMommy.com comedian Kate Davis on the radio this week. We have the seriously important job raising our children, but does that mean we have to be straight-laced, poker-faced, adults who have forgotten … Continue reading Lighten Up!
A coaching session with a client, a conversation with a friend and frequent visits with my 87 year old Mom spurred today’s blog post. “She just miserable!” both my client and friend said exasperated at the thought of dealing with their aging parents. Constant complaining that their daughters weren’t doing … Continue reading You and Your Aging Parents – Part 1
I love marmalade! I hardly ever have it because no one in my house likes it so I don’t buy it. In fact, I don’t think I have ever actually bought a jar of marmalade in my whole adult life. When I go to a restaurant and the have those … Continue reading Small Pleasures
Daughter number one is a wonderful fundraiser, daughter number two – not so much so. So when daughter number two came to her mother (moi) and asked her to sponsor her for a fundraising event, the mother (moi) had a brilliant idea… “I will match whatever you raise.” Apparently this … Continue reading Reflect and Reframe
What do women of strength have in common. They are survivors, they are determined, they don’t let little things (or even big things) get in their way, they have a great support system and they love to share their successes to make other women stronger! Meet Kelly Falardeau of www.mykellyf.com … Continue reading Women of Strength
Nabil Doss is the voice of French Paramount Pictures in Canada and when he talks, people listen! His deep, rich voice stands out in a crowd, but I learned that he nurtures and trains his voice and he challenged us to do the same. You can listen to our March … Continue reading The Power of Your Voice
A perennial best seller recently found its way to my desk, A Whack on the Side of the Head – How you can be more creative. By Roger von Oech. And though some of the ideas seem a little – well, whacked, there are some great nuggets to be pulled … Continue reading Whack – How You Can be More Creative!
With the holidays long gone and spring still a little far off on the horizon, some of us may be noticing those familiar indications of Toolongwinteritis. And even though March physiologically sounds spring-ish – we know we have a while yet to go to get to the good, blooming part … Continue reading Toolongwinteritis. Is it Spring Yet?
Laurel Kidder, Deb Dawson-Dunn and myself began coaching when most people had no idea what personal coaching was. Fast forward ten years and everyone has a coach, wants a coach, knows a coach or is a coach. Three of us ladies have formed a Mastermind group where we meet regularly … Continue reading The Best Mind is a Mastermind!