New Thought

Be a hero to yourself

Apr 17, 2019 / 6:00 am

Why do we do the right thing? What do we do when no one’s looking? If no one’s watching, does it matter what we do? As a child, being honest and...

Stop the self-torture

Apr 10, 2019 / 6:00 am

Too many of us are into self-torture. It has to stop. We have to stop punishing ourselves. It’s easy to take life, and other’s unskilled ways,...

Take Shrek's advice

Apr 3, 2019 / 6:00 am

Comfort is overrated. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut of sameness. Routines are predictable and often bring a sense of comfort. I find great comfort in...

You're more than the J word

Mar 27, 2019 / 6:00 am

You are important and you matter; get used to it! People are so quick to minimize their importance. Employers aren’t paying people to do jobs that...

Do you have the magic?

Mar 20, 2019 / 6:00 am

Be aware, your attitude is showing. Our attitude creates the feeling nature people respond to. Attitude emits a presence and is like an atmosphere that...

Down the rabbit hole

Mar 13, 2019 / 6:00 am

When we fall down the rabbit hole, climbing out isn’t as hard as it seems. It’s easy to get drawn into the negativity and drama. People have told me...

Get rid of your big but

Mar 6, 2019 / 6:00 am

Big buts and boomerangs are holding us back from enjoying the goodness in life. In popular culture today, large, firm butts are considered attractive. Just look...

Thank you, annoying people

Feb 27, 2019 / 6:00 am

People can be so annoying. Argggghhhh! Modern life’s filled with delays, demands, reasons to wait. Life can become one big irritation. Our shoulders tense...

Living a life that matters

Feb 20, 2019 / 6:00 am

There’s nothing like the cold slap of a tragedy to wake us up. If any of us were to condense our lives into a few brief minutes, what would we say? If I...

It takes community to grieve

Feb 13, 2019 / 6:00 am

In death, Derek Flowers-Johnson is changing the way we think about community. It’s becoming more common to live in isolation from our neighbours. We may...

Prisoners of expectations

Feb 6, 2019 / 6:00 am

Expect to get sick, and you probably will. As I often tell myself when my own internal Negative Nellie shows up, “Shhhhh, my body’s...

You need to grieve

Jan 30, 2019 / 6:00 am

Life is a terminal condition. No one gets out of this world alive. We all experience many losses causing us to grieve, yet the topic of grief is uncomfortable...

Is your BS a life saver?

Jan 23, 2019 / 11:00 am

What’s your BS? Old BS, or belief systems, and the demands of life often get in the way of us living the lives we desire. It’s so easy to get stuck...

Apps can cause FOMO

Jan 16, 2019 / 6:00 am

Are we unknowing participants in a potentially harmful experiment? Are we creating challenges to our own health and happiness, causing a fraying of the fibre of...

Invasion of the zombies

Jan 9, 2019 / 6:04 am

I’m in a love-hate relationship. No, it’s nothing to do with my husband. It’s with my iPhone. One of the best and the worst things was finally...

Your big secret

Jan 2, 2019 / 6:00 am

If you don’t think you matter, then listen up. You, and who you are, matter more than you know. You are important. No matter what you do in life, the way...

Critic or coach?

Dec 26, 2018 / 11:00 am

People would hate us if we spoke to them the way we speak to ourselves. As the New Year approaches, I hear people talking about making resolutions using the...

Time, there will be time

Dec 19, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Our bodies don’t know the difference between real and imagined. They respond to thoughts with chemical cascades, which hurt or help, harm or heal. Think...

Grinch be gone

Dec 12, 2018 / 11:00 am

I must confess, I have had a bad attitude toward the holiday season for years. I had become the Grinch. I tried to fake it, but my complaining, big sighs, and...

What is your why?

Dec 5, 2018 / 6:00 am

Why? Why do we do the things we do? This is an important, but often under-asked, question. What is my ‘why’? I ask myself this question when I start...