Years ago, a thoughtful manager of mine wrote "be gentle on your soul" inside a beautiful journal she'd given me as a going away gift. I was leaving my job to move across the world, in hopes of starting a new life in Scotland. I was young and full of hope. Both excited and nervous … Continue reading Be gentle on your soul
As a mother, it makes me very happy knowing I’ve helped to equip my son with such an important life skill. One that personally took me years to learn.
I've been stuck in the hamster wheel of all or nothing thinking...trying to pick one path or the other. When in fact I just needed to get out of my own way, and let my inner ding take the lead.
I had been blogless for one year. Then I had a big ah-ha moment. What if all that time I wasn't writing had nothing whatsoever to do with being too busy?
I'll admit it. I'm not a very patient person at times. In my defense, I come by it honestly. It's in my Scottish no-nonsense genes. So a few weeks ago, when I struggled to get clear on my next steps in business (and in life) I was feeling pretty aggravated. I kept thinking... Come on clarity, hurry … Continue reading Clarity comes in its own time
Ever struggled with the winter blues? And felt like the long, dark days were closing in on you? If so, you're not alone. I live in Vancouver, and while we don't get a lot of snow in the winter, we do get our fair share of cold, grey, rainy days. Every January or February I … Continue reading Finding little hits of joy
Earlier this month I was feeling quite lost. Unsure of where I was headed. And what I wanted. What I really, really wanted in life. And that was causing me a lot of anxiety. As facing the unknown often does. I was used to hearing the voice of my intuition. To knowing what felt right, and … Continue reading Reconnecting with my intuition