The Grass is Greener

Every week, I join a virtual class with people from all over the world. There are students from Europe, Australia, California, Virginia, Colorado, and of course Canada. While everything outside my windows is covered in yet another layer of snow, I...

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Wanting It "Good"

I’m going to make an assumption: you are like me. You don’t like when things get tough, go sideways, upside down, fall apart…or however you’d like to say it.

See, it is human nature is to like things to be predictable,...

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Science Friction - Making Communications Stress-less

If you think about it, technology is mind-blowing. We can pick up this tiny gizmo, type a message and send it almost instantly anywhere in the world. We can communicate and see videos of each other real time from any place on the planet....

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10 Pitfalls of Social Media

There is nothing inherently “bad” or “good” about social media. It just is. But because of the way we use it and because of the way we let it affect our thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviour, it has some deleterious...

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Preventing Burnout

You have an inner battery.

No, there has been no new anatomical discovery of a lithium ion battery inside of you (that would be quite the feat of evolution!). But you do have a “reserve" of energy. 

This inner battery, this reserve of...

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How to Find Time

“I don’t have time.”

Do you ever say this?

Maybe you say any number of variations of that statement: “I don’t have time to do my favourite hobby.” Or, “I don’t have time to eat healthy.” Or,...

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What's Your Type?

You are unique. 

Out of the billions of people that have walked this planet, there has only ever been one YOU!

But because of your uniqueness and differences, it can be difficult to make sense of yourself and of others. 

The Enneagram is...

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Seeing It Differently

I try to go for a walk every day. I take the same path every time. I know there are so many other routes I could take but I like this route because I know it takes 33 minutes from when I leave my door to getting back to my door. A good half hour...

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Good? Bad? Who Knows?

I would never have considered myself a judge-y kind of person.

But, I see now just how judge-y I’ve been. I have judged so much in my life.

Graduated from school. Good.

Fired from my job. Bad.

Still single. Bad.

Bought a house. Good.

Got to...

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There Is No Shame

There is no shame in having a coach.

Olympic athletes have coaches. The coach provides encouragement and guidance, and shares strategies on how the athlete can improve their performance. The coach has an outside perspective and can therefore draw...

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