How often have you thought, or even heard yourself saying, you’d like to be more content? You’d like to be more satisfied? Or I would be more content if…
Doesn’t it feel like sometimes we are caught in a squeeze play? The pressure of completing work assignments, family responsibilities, and meeting workplace expectations, all while maintaining our mental health, yet are we given the authority to make those necessary, final decisions?
The hardest part of wellness, or at least for most of the people I talk with, is to stop thinking of it as not being sick or ill. Yet there is nothing that new. I want to share a poem called And the People Stayed Home’ at the end of this newsletter, but read and then notice the year it was written!
What I am really saying is just what Grandma would say, “what you are speaks so loudly, people cannot hear what we are saying.” Picture the scene; have you ever had one of those weeks where it seems so draining, yet if someone asked what we did – it would be hard to put into words? […]
Unplugging will not Recharge us; recreation is about re-creat-ing! This morning I want to take a nod to those of you with kids who have a March Break. I want to offer some ideas to ensure that you recharge but also own the fact that recreation is about re-creat-ing. One of the greatest ironies is […]
For February, I thought I’d honour Groundhog Day. It seems to be a constant theme for so many of us! I am sure you have seen it in others, as I have, yet when we look in the mirror, do we not see the same pattern? I know I get caught on this treadmill. But […]
Had a fascinating experience the other day. To be honest, having my office with a big front window sometimes feels like I am practicing being one of those nosey neighbours or retired ones.
HALT times can become negative when we are not proactive and face the Roar so we can run towards it.
Here Are 3 Strategies For Weathering The September Storm Are you weathering the September storm? Last week I talked about the range of emotions people feel as they send their kids back to school and return to the office. How do you tame those emotions? How do you run towards the roar? Here are three […]
Surviving September Means Reframing The Storm September. Such a special time… ordinarily. It can feel like the goal is to survive the beginning of any month—and sometimes the end for many of us. We long for the end of June, the beginning of summer holidays for some. A time to slow down, relax, visit with […]