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I have learned to always try “one more time”

I have done many things and not done even more. Some of them were things I "tried" then failed. Maybe I was not invested, or even believed that I would fail before I started. But the things that were successful, were all worthwhile because I did them. They didn't have to be "change the world" things, just maybe "change me" a little things. Like losing weight, or reading something positive daily or even writing a blog. Stuff I did then forgot ... Read more

How well are you leading your employees?

All leaders have had leaders at one time or another. I bet you can name the good ones as well as the...not so good ones off the top of your head. Which one are you? Employee engagement may be the best barometer to assess how well you are leading in your position. According to American and Canadian statistics, less than 20% of employees are truly engaged at work. Between 60-70% are not engaged at all with the balance somewhere in between. ... Read more

Are you good enough?

I just want to start by saying (with not much humility) I just completed several exams where my abilities were assessed by Master Certified Coaches as “good enough” to receive my PCC or Professional Certified Coach for the ICF otherwise know as the International Coach Federation, the first and largest Association of Coaches worldwide! This is a HUGE achievement for any coach and most don’t do it because it is scary!  There are 3 levels of certification, ACC Associate Certified Coach (150+ hrs client coaching), PCC ... Read more

Drink Coffee – Do stupid things faster with more energy!

I was looking through some images thinking about what to write about the uncluttered mind. This really struck my funny-bone. Drinking coffee is what some do when they are looking for energy, inspiration or just procrastinating. The busy head will do anything to stop thinking and take a “mental” break by going to have a cup of coffee, or tea in my case. Coffee is a real stimulant so if you have not been inspired you may just have added to your ... Read more

Are you grounded, floating or spinning?

There have been days as of late that I find myself standing in the middle of a room spinning. Not the kind you do as a kid with your arms wide looking up to the sky with puffy clouds and the sun peaking through. The kind where you can’t decide what to do next. I do know that this is temporary. My environment is not optimal at the moment with moving boxes everywhere and none of my “STUFF” anywhere nearby or ... Read more

Keep it Simple

The weekend is near and more boxes to be packed. There is much inconvenience to putting things out of reach. I have already gone in search of things packed away so I am resistant to do much more too early so this does not become a new ritual. Convenience is something we all want in everything we do. We want everything at our fingertips. The ideal kitchen would have a million cupboards with nothing two deep. You would not have to move ... Read more

Life is GOOD!

Life is Good! Life will give you exactly what you need. Well it has for me – consistently. Right now life is giving me a wee break to renew and energize with my beloved. This is PERFECT! Life really is GOOD! Let me know what makes your life good. Read more

GET MOVING!

I was just looking at the boxes piling up as we get closer to our move date. I wonder how many others I know are doing the same. There is lots to do but I have been pacing myself. Layers of our stuff have been removed one week at a time and now there are only 4 left before the big day. Moving can mean many things. Moving house and home, moving our body, moving forward in our jobs and life as ... Read more

It’s your decision, isn’t it?

“I’ve changed my mind.” is a full sentence. Just like “No.” we need not say more. Do we “need” an explanation from others when they say this to us? Why? Does a decision really need to be explained or defended? Is it really our business? Could it be about respecting others and the decisions they make for themselves? Is it just a bad habit that can be amended by no longer asking for an explanation? Just wondering what you think… Read more

Give peace a chance

I didn’t know what peace really meant. When I was young it meant a very small portion of something as there were eight of us to share and as kids our piece was always small. I figured out the difference as I grew up. As a teen it came in the saying “Peace, man”. There was “give peace a chance” that John Lennon said in the 60’s, from a bed holed up in the Queen Elizabeth Hotel with Yoko Ono in ... Read more
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