First we had to endure our two-year pandemic, then the protests in Ottawa, and now this devastating war in the Ukraine? Our world can feel so vulnerable for us all because many of us have friends and relatives who are living through this recent Russian invasion. I often wonder if Putin is suffering from his own pandemic burnout…acting in these outrageous ways. What other explanation can there be for his threatening nuclear war and bombing so many innocent people in the Ukraine? It is SO sad to see families fleeing from their homes in Ukraine and every able bodied … Read the rest Read More
I hope you get to dance today
It’s not the partner you are with
or whether others are up for it or not
It’s all in your own choice and in your own stride
I hope you get to smile today
knowing you are loved in all your connections too!
You make love happen in every held moment
With every random act of kindness
I hope your hand touches someone
who needs you
It may be that one small gesture that sparks love
We are so happy when we are generous
I hope you are forgiving
to … Read the rest Read More
February is my favorite month… January inspires as we build 2020 vision, plan the next steps in careers by design, and infuse new personal development paths (last month’s blog). In February we turn to matters of your heart. While I hope the commitments that you made in January are continuing to inspire you, this month it’s all about LOV baby love.
How is your love life? How do you feel about yourself these days? These are big questions to ponder.
Here are a few ideas to help you to activate the energy of romance and love in your … Read the rest Read More
Rise & Shine by Jo-Anne Weiler
What is your first thought of the day? Time for coffee… late for the gym… want to go back to bed for another hour… or are you excited about something new you are working on?
If your life has started feeling routine and your head seems to spin in circles with the pressures of day-to-day commitments, here are 3 steps to get yourself refocused, charged up and excited again.
First Step: Know what motivates you? Positive feelings, greater connection, a sense of contribution, positive feedback, building for the future, achievements, physical … Read the rest Read More
How Do You Cultivate Grit?
As you think about my last blog “In Search of Mastery” and as you reflect on Sara Lewis’ research regarding “the near miss” and life long curiosity, what does your heart secretly want for you? What will be your own search and discovery?
What do you really want from your career, your relationships, or your life generally?
What are you becoming?
And as you reflect on the past ten or twenty years, how have the stories of your career, relationships, or life generally strengthened who you are today?
If you … Read the rest Read More