Open Wide!

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!

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Fun’s fun, right?

What’s your favourite type of fun? Fun’s fun, right? Well, not necessarily. There’s some discussion about different types of fun and here’s the Your Life, Unlimited version… F1– Yippee, I love it, its enjoyable, I’m laughing, I’m connecting, it feels good in my heart, mind and soul. It’s fun thinking … Continue reading Fun’s fun, right?

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Show up and Roll Up!

  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!

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Wave your positive wand!

So I’m on my way out of town to a three hour workshop for Administrative Assistant’s Week and I am their ‘gift’! En route, I decide to give The Hub a call to say hi. He tells me to please be careful driving in this city because a few weeks … Continue reading Wave your positive wand!

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Embrace the Sloth

  We had a fun family conversation about ‘Spirit Animals’; which animal you feel like you are most like and why. It was a fun, interesting and enlightening conversation. It was interesting to see which animal people connected themselves with and which animal other people selected for you. You may … Continue reading Embrace the Sloth

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30 Days of Something

If you read my latest book, The Try Angle – A New Slant on Life (if you haven’t, shame shame – go get it right now – I’ll wait…           ) then you may know that one of my 50 challenges in my 50th year was to go Vegan for … Continue reading 30 Days of Something

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Do you get Annoyed?

  My seat-mate on a recent flight told me about a call she received from her ex-husband. He was driving down the highway and saw what he thought was her Dad sitting on the trunk of his car reading a newspaper on the side of the road. It turns out … Continue reading Do you get Annoyed?

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Ay Caramba

It’s always a beautiful end to my year, the annual conference for my professional speaking association (CAPS). This year I was not on stage and I did not have a big volunteer role, mostly I was there to learn, share, grow and belong – the four words that encapsulate our … Continue reading Ay Caramba

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Permission Granted!

  It’s funny sometimes how you already know things but when a stranger says them out loud it suddenly sinks in. It’s funny how your parents, your partner, your kids can tell you something over and over, but when an unbiased third party says the same thing, it feels more … Continue reading Permission Granted!

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Impact and Influence

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

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