The other day I was driving home after a series of intense meetings at a client site. I was downtown in the heart of a neighbourhood with a rather poor reputation and a challenging history. It was mid-afternoon and classes at the neighbourhood school must have just finished because the sidewalks were full Read More
It seems to be all the rage right now. Adult colouring books are hitting Amazon’s best sellers list. They’ve taken over tables in real world bookstores, Pinterest and Facebook, too. Some of them are pretty amazing, intricate and fantastically detailed, but what exactly has made colouring such a thing these days?
Well, the general consensus is that Read More
Or the bane of your existence.
Your relationship with your sister can really only go one of two ways, right? You’re either best friends or you’re not.
There’s never a question of love, I mean, she is your sister. And there is also no question that at some point in your life, you probably wanted to throttle her. There’s a famous quote, for which I could not find a source – If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and Read More
Guilt is useless, unproductive, unhelpful and a terrible waste of time and energy. Skip the shoulda-coulda-woulda. It’s so over. You made a decision. It’s done. Move on.
You need to be true to yourself. Find what it is that makes you come alive. Find what is rewarding and fulfilling for you. Reject others’ expectations and do what is authentically you.
Sometimes we forget that we each have our own unique needs, desires, and values. If you can find and live in ways that make you happy, you will be able to live your fullest life. Your wonderful ‘me’ will shine through.
Are vision boards a thing of the past? Pinterest is really giant vision board playground. Has Pinterest made creating a real live one obsolete? I hope not.
Creating a vision board – and it doesn’t have to be a Read More
Do you have a dream sitting on a shelf in your closet waiting for ‘someday’? Did you always want to paint? Play the piano? Learn French? Become a stand-up comic? (Remember the movie Punchline?)
It may well have been the right decision years ago to shelve that dream. You had the kids, husband and mortgage to think about. It was too risky, once you started your family. But, what’s stopping you Read More