You don’t have to try so hard…

Striving. Trying. Pushing. Do you find yourself using phrases like: I’ll try to get that done. I’ll try to be there. I’m pushing through. I strive for perfection. Or something similar. We use these words in our everyday vocabulary—and I’m just as guilty as you. But what do they really mean?…

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On being an alpha-woman…

As a woman…as an alpha-woman, you put  pressure on yourself to be strong, bold and fearless. To be audacious and committed to having a positive impact on the community around you. To being an example for other girls and women around the world. To doing twice as much as men simply…

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Are you present?

As an entrepreneur, you are probably really great at setting goals, making a plan and taking action. You can easily focus on your business and the success you envision. That’s great. But are you present in your life? That means that instead of focusing on the person or situation right in…

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How every professional can avoid burnout…part 2

Last week, we defined burnout and it’s stages. This week let’s look at how you can avoid burnout. Perhaps you think that working harder and ignoring your own needs makes you more productive. It may in the very short term, but in the long term it actually makes you LESS productive…

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Tiny Tweaks to Look & Feel Happier * Healthier * Younger!

Written by guest blogger Lee S. Irwin Munch a walnut. Speak your mind. Forgive that mean friend. I’ve put together a list of tiny but powerful life tweaks that will make you feel happier, healthier, and – yes! – younger. Stand on the balls of your feet. Simply shift your weight…

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What every professional should know about burnout…Part 1

As a professional and entrepreneur, I previously thought I could work on more projects simultaneously than is humanly possible, maintain a happy home life, and thought I could do it all and still maintain my sanity and health. I was wrong. I’ve learned that burnout is very real, very scary and…

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The nature of the concept of love…

I was cleaning out my closet over the weekend and ran across a box of some of my old high school assignments. I’ve kept a few of my favourites over the years. However, one in particular stopped me in my tracks. It was a paper I wrote when I was 15…

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All work and no play…

Are you hurrying through life all work and no play? Can you say for certain that at the end of your life, you will have enjoyed the moments you’ve lived, or were you too busy racing to that imaginary finish line? Are you so busy working and building your business that…

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Skating your way to success…

I love figure skating. In fact it is my most favourite wintertime activity to do. I’ve been doing it all my life and while I can’t do too many fancy jumps anymore, I do love to glide and twirl as much as I can. I even have dreams at night about…

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What the heck is Ho’oponopono and how can it change my life?

In my quest for more inner freedom this year, I stumbled upon a book and a new technique (to me) called Ho’oponopono that is blowing my mind. I was going to keep it secret and share it with just my private clients but this is just too good to keep to…

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Do This One Thing to Youth Yourself Ten Years

Written by guest blogger Lee S. Irwin. Are you getting a wild hair? When we were younger, that meant something entirely different than now. Let’s get real. When you look in the mirror at your eyebrows, what do you see? I never gave mine much thought until they started going haywire…

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