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
Bring Your Strengths, Your Positive Best This Year
September has always felt more like a renewal time to me than January. Maybe it’s all the excitement that comes with the back to school momentum or the simple freshness of our air… especially after all the forest fires we’ve had this past summer in British Columbia. It sure is exhilarating to see blue skies again!
I just love September for setting up personal & professional goals and new routines. How about you?
Imagine that this year is going to be your best year yet!! What if every part of your life … Read the rest Read More
What Story Will Your Career Tell?
Above the mountains
The Geese turn into the light again
Painting their black silhouettes on an open sky.
Sometimes everything has to be inscribed
Across the heavens
So you can find
The one line already written
— David Whyte
What is waiting to be discovered in you? What is your purpose? What will be your legacy? Ideally our careers lead us on the flight plan our spirit was designed for. But what about those times you get stuck in the office turbulence, lost in hierarchal power struggles, or buried in the endless … Read the rest Read More
Is it time to realize we all carry some emotional baggage? How can we reduce any excess baggage? Sir Elton John inspired some new thoughts for me about how to reduce our load by better handling what I have dubbed the ‘A.B.C.s’ of life: Authenticity, Boundaries, and Caring.
I couldn’t sleep last night after going to Elton John’s Saturday Night concert. Seeing him for the fifth time brought up a lot of old memories and got me thinking about …everything. First of all, I was thinking about what a privilege it has been for me to be … Read the rest Read More