Does it sometimes seem like the world is spinning so fast that it’s tilting off its axis? Are you breathless with the pace of change? Does last month’s holidays already feel like a century ago? I’ve got your back. Hear me out. I’ve been thinking about time lately. Specifically, … [Read more...] about Our quest for rest – five tips on time, rest and rejuvenation
Phew! It’s been (another) unusual year. Absolutely, everyone's holiday entry is unique. So no matter how you’re rolling into the holiday season—whether excited, energized, and invigorated or feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, and weary, or somewhere in between—rest assured, the Life Lenses® and I … [Read more...] about Happy holidays from me and the Life Lenses™
I’d had a major health incident. Major. My heart had stopped for 3 and a half minutes. As part of my recovery, the docs had to figure out just what the heck had happened. Which is why I found myself inside a very noisy, very scary MRI machine. For a long one … [Read more...] about What holding the hand of someone in an MRI has to do with connection, and you
What’s your motivation level like lately? Do you have some things you’d like to be doing but find yourself blocked, stumped, and stopped? Last week I wrote about how I did some research into aspects of motivation I hadn’t looked at before, including: I wanted some insight to … [Read more...] about Blocked, stumped, and stopped from doing the things you love? Part Two
What’s your motivation level like lately? Do you have some things you’d like to be doing but find yourself blocked, stumped, and stopped? There are some sweet, simple things I love to do but I noticed I wasn’t doing them. Enter some space for some more research on … [Read more...] about Blocked, stumped, and stopped from doing the things you love?
Perspective is everything. When we’ve set a goal for ourselves, when we’re trying to motivate ourselves, the process can be invigorating or downright demoralizing. Goal setting in and of itself can be daunting. Dr. Katy Milkman, in her podcast The Science of How People Change which I … [Read more...] about Freezing streaks and other emergency reserve tips to avoid the what-the-h#ll effect
You know that insidious little voice in your head? I call it your ‘brain ears.’ It’s the voice that picks up on the slightest whiff of negativity and convinces you you’re a total mess. It’s the voice that can keep you up until the wee hours with nasty, negative thoughts. The one that … [Read more...] about Five tips for banishing that critical inner voice of yours
Racial discrimination has been a long-standing issue that has plagued societies across the world. The effects of racial discrimination are far-reaching and can lead to economic, social, and political disparities. “The scientific pursuit of race was not to understand the difference in our bodies. … [Read more...] about Two Tracks In Honour of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination