Habits as Choices: What choices do you want to make in 2022?

Over the last few years, there has been an increased focus on changing our habits instead of focusing on new years resolutions, which we all know have limited validity in their ability to change behaviour. Habits on the other hand have the unique ability to be stackable, bite-sized, and collect interest. This goes for ourContinue reading “Habits as Choices: What choices do you want to make in 2022?”

3 Easy Communication Shifts

Communicating with others is increasingly challenging. We are in more and more of a digital world. I remember a few years ago a friend telling me that certain professions that previously required a typing test found that they no longer needed to know whether people could type a certain number of words per minute. EveryoneContinue reading “3 Easy Communication Shifts”

Unlocking the overflow: 5 easy Self-Care practices

We’ve all heard the saying “you can’t pour from an empty cup,” which is true. More recently, I have heard people using the phrase “you pour from the overflow.” This is a great way of looking at wellness and self-care. If we only fill ourselves up past empty, we will only go so far, especiallyContinue reading “Unlocking the overflow: 5 easy Self-Care practices”

Three of the hardest actions of 2020 & 2021: Follow-though, Consistency, and Accountability

Wow, has it been a tough couple of years! If you are feeling overwhelmed, drained, verging or already sitting in a place of burn-out, you are not alone. I know I have been lately. I know for myself it’s a combination of a few things: Getting back into a more consistent work schedule after havingContinue reading “Three of the hardest actions of 2020 & 2021: Follow-though, Consistency, and Accountability”

Perfectionism: The enemy of good enough

Let’s start with perfectionism. Perfectionism is defined by the oxford dictionary as “refusal to accept any standard short of perfection.” This definition encapsulates the meaning but doesn’t emphasize some of the challenging parts of perfectionism. Other descriptions of perfectionism include the idea of the need to “appear” perfect to others often to avoid uncomfortable feelingsContinue reading “Perfectionism: The enemy of good enough”

“Balance” & Boundaries

Both 2020 and 2021 have been full of conversations about balance and boundaries. By balance I mean this elusive sense of being peaceful and having the ability to live your life and work on your career while maintaining a beautiful home, taking care of your health, and your family. I say elusive because I believeContinue reading ““Balance” & Boundaries”

Stop “Shoulding” on Yourself

Are you feeling drained? Burnt out? Overwhelmed by the little things or the big things for the matter when normally you feel like you have it all under control? There are many reasons why this could be happening and I’m guilty of many of these reasons but one of the biggest reasons is “shoulding” onContinue reading “Stop “Shoulding” on Yourself”

Leadership Strengths: Not all Superheroes wear Capes

There are so many articles, books, blogs, podcasts, and talks outlining what it takes to be a “good leader.” But what makes you a good leader? Good is one of those words that is hard to define, what is good for one person may not be good enough for someone else. Which makes it challengingContinue reading “Leadership Strengths: Not all Superheroes wear Capes”

Control vs. the Power of Choice

Control…it has the ability to make us feel powerful and powerless at different times. We crave it. We feel drawn to it. It can be an all consuming feeling to try and achieve it. We feel powerful when we are in control. The captain of our own ship but even capable captains can’t always predictContinue reading “Control vs. the Power of Choice”