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
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?
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
For as long as I can remember I've been asking myself the BIG questions in life. What’s my purpose? Why am I here? What should I be when I grow up? Well I’m all grown up now (and have been for a while), so it may seem odd to hear that I still struggle with … Continue reading Am I this? Or am I that?
Do you know what you superpowers are? The gifts you were born with that make you uniquely you? The ones you were meant to share with the world? Recently I was reminded of mine. And the timing couldn't have been more perfect! I was in the middle of a challenging situation with a colleague. I was feeling … Continue reading The power of knowing your superpowers
A girlfriend of mine recently said something that gave me pause. Perhaps I hadn't yet found a man worthy of me. Worthy of me? What a concept! It seems so basic. Yet I realized the truth of it as soon as she said it. That I've actually had it backwards all my life. I've been trying … Continue reading Am I worthy of love?
You'd think I'd be incredibly happy while accomplishing one of my life-long dreams. Well sure, I was happy. But I was also blindsided at the same time by some pretty deep feelings of self-doubt. Dreams don't always show up quite the way we imagine. The journey to my dream started twenty plus years ago when I read a book called Do … Continue reading Embracing all of me (even the parts I don’t like)