You haven’t changed a bit…

The other day I was out shopping and happened to overhear one woman say to another woman: “You haven’t changed a bit!“ I’m assuming they hadn’t seen each other in a while, but even still it got me thinking. Is this really a compliment?! I’m not so sure. It could mean…

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When even Wonder Woman needs help…

So this happened… I was in Ottawa working last week and I got locked IN my hotel room. Yes, I do know how to use a deadbolt and yes, I do know how to use a room key card. Yes, I tried it many many times. I was INSIDE my room…

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No Resolution Solution

The No Resolution Solution

Did you make a new year’s resolution? What was it? To lose weight and get in shape? Quit smoking? Double your income? Spend more time with your family and friends? Work less? Get your finances in order? Have you already broken your resolution? The thing about resolutions is they don’t work.…

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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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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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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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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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Stop making excuses. Create your reality.

As a coach and speaker, I speak to a lot of people—on a daily basis. And, one thing I hear a lot are excuses for why their life is not where they want it to be. Not enough time. Not enough money. Not enough confidence. No idea how. No one supportive.…

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It’s time to give yourself some credit

Do you celebrate your successes? Big, small or otherwise? Do you even FEEL successful in your life? One reason you may not feel all that successful is because you probably rarely give yourself credit for all the amazing things you do on a daily basis (yes, you are amazing!). If by…

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