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Know you're not alone

May 27, 2020 / 6:00 am

As I engage and connect with folks on a deeper level, one thing has been pretty consistent, we’re still on an emotional rollercoaster that doesn’t...

Death during COVID-19

May 20, 2020 / 6:00 am

And then it happened to us. The phone call wasn’t a total surprise, we knew his health was poor. But, as we received the news a beloved family patriarch...

Go ahead, get dirty

May 13, 2020 / 6:00 am

There’s a new virus emerging from the pandemic, the gardening bug; it’s a good bug to catch. The rush on gardening centres has left supplies in...

Does it really matter?

May 6, 2020 / 6:00 am

The cream rises. This is true for dairy and it’s also true of people. I continue to be inspired by amazing people who, despite the constraints of the...

Don't judge, stay curious

Apr 29, 2020 / 6:00 am

It’s surely not one-size-fits-all as life unfolds right now. While isolation is a delicious drink of solitude for introverts like me, it’s a time of...

Pandemic of perfectionism

Apr 22, 2020 / 6:00 am

Competitiveness and perfectionism are alive and well, even in the middle of the trauma caused by this pandemic. Not only do we have a pandemic; we have an...

Thank you COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020 / 6:00 am

While I appreciate routine, to a degree, it’s easy to fall asleep when life becomes too predictable. We can end up living out of habit and not conscious...

Practice emotional hygiene

Apr 8, 2020 / 6:00 am

The pandemic is a good teacher for me. I’m taking the many lessons to heart. What’s important is coming clear; among the most important, is our...

Virus takes a toll

Apr 1, 2020 / 6:00 am

Life as we know it has been turned upside down, whether we’re able to self-isolate or we have to continue to work. Even once-simple trips to the grocery...

No, they're not stupid

Mar 25, 2020 / 6:00 am

People who are taking precautions and those who aren’t are asking the same question: Are they stupid? No, people aren’t stupid, they’re...

Be mindful, not fearful

Mar 18, 2020 / 6:00 am

Has everyone lost their minds as we navigate this pandemic? What can we do to support ourselves and one another? As we’re called to stay home and slow the...

Stop bullying yourself

Mar 11, 2020 / 6:00 am

Distancing ourselves from bullies and toxic people is a wise decision. But letting go of toxic others is not enough; we also have to let go of our toxic selves....

I just can't let it go

Mar 4, 2020 / 6:00 am

Getting stuck in negative mental ruts is painful and distracts from what’s good in life. Challenging situations are often mentally sticky and hard to...

Paralyzed by perfection

Feb 26, 2020 / 6:00 am

For many years, I admired others I viewed as perfectionists; they seemed to do everything so well. While having high standards is a good thing, it isn’t...

Suck back and reload

Feb 19, 2020 / 6:00 am

Taking time to suck back, take stock, and reload enhances life’s experiences. It’s so easy to get sucked into the vortex of life’s demands and...

The myth of multitasking

Feb 12, 2020 / 6:00 am

Just because something’s a new normal doesn’t mean it’s good for us. Modern-life habits can come at a cost. Many of us pride ourselves on our...

I think I can, I think I can

Feb 5, 2020 / 6:00 am

What do you say about yourself within the privacy of your own mind? What are those repeated thoughts you practice over-and-over? Our thoughts matter and they...

It's a cult

Jan 29, 2020 / 6:00 am

Do you belong to the cult? We live in a culture of busy, and it’s easy to get swept up in the wave. Researchers at Johns Hopkins call it “the cult...

Make it stop!

Jan 22, 2020 / 6:00 am

The mind can feel like runaway trains at times. Our train-of-thought may get stuck on one track, or it may jump tracks at random, one challenging thought...

Feelings spread like a virus

Jan 15, 2020 / 6:00 am

Somedays, I just feel off; cranky, anxious, or unsettled. I used to resist those feelings, often busying myself to try to avoid them. Anxiety was a constant...

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