joy

Be gentle on your soul

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Years ago, a thoughtful manager of mine introduced me to the power of self-compassion.  She 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 …

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Moving through my fear

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay

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.

Follow your inner “ding”

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay

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.

Don’t hide your inner light!

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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?

Clarity comes in its own time

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 …

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Finding little hits of joy

Every year I get hit by the winter blues. And my mood begins to feel as grey as the weather.

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