Dealing With "What If?"

Anytime we want to try something new, we are confronted by our own thoughts of “What if…”

“What if it doesn’t work?”

“What if I fail?”

“What if the plan goes south?”

We tend to expect...

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Work-Life Balance is a Myth

“Don’t bring your work home with you.” This sounds nice. I strive to do this but unfortunately it is not really possible. 

I have one life. I can try to compartmentalize my life all I want (work life, home life,...

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Stress or Joy: Your Choice

Our dog recently decided to explore past the boundaries of our property and went missing. It was very stressful during that time but thankfully we found him safe and sound. But this made me question, “Why do we even have a dog? Why do we put...

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Look at Your Problems This Way

For most of us, we spend our days inside our own heads and inside of our own problems.  Imagine a rat going through a maze, seeing only the walls on either side, turning as the obstacles arise, and just being stuck inside this...

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The Mindset You Need to Face Challenges

I have seen this tidbit of information from a few different sources, so this idea is not my own. However, it is so profound, I just had to share it with you!

This simple strategy can change so much for you. Are you ready to hear it?

“How...

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How to Be Present

We are so busy these days.  Kids, work, family, friends, house work, yard work, homework…the list goes on.  In fact, how busy we are has almost become a badge of honour or some sort of goal or status symbol.  Our mindset is...

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How to Have Compassion For Others

When someone does something to tick you off, it is so easy to get swept up in the moment, frustrated, and lip them off.  

The thing is, people are doing what they think is best. You do it. I do it. Everyone does it. When I...

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Wanting More Isn't Such a Bad Thing

More, more, more.  It is human nature to always want more than what we have, and to be more than what we are.  This is a natural drive in all of us, and depending on how we use this natural drive, it can either hinder us, or it can...

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Putting the Past Where it Belongs

We don’t drive our vehicle by watching in the rearview mirror, neither should we in life.

So many times, so many of us hold on to things from our past: past hurts, loss, betrayals. While these experiences can feel uncomfortable and...

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What are Coping Mechanisms?

Sometimes you are unaware of it, but looking for approval or trying to live up to someone’s expectations is something we regularly do. The approval feels good and makes us feel that we belong and are acceptable. 

But what happens when...

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