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
If you've ever had a fear of posting videos on social media or putting yourself "out there" publicly - I get it! Here's how I finally faced my fear head on.
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
Believe me, no one is more surprised than I am by the joy I've gotten from blogging. I started not long ago in response to a challenge from a coaching friend of mine. I happened to mention to her in passing that I'd been playing with the idea of blogging for years. The next thing … Continue reading Why blog, you ask?