The Evolution of Hope

Before we are even born, there is much hope; hope that the first trimester passes without incident, hope that kicks will be felt, hope that the child will not be cursed with the family nose and hope for a safe … Read More

My Girl Crush

Because I am now old and have very little recollection of what happened in which decade (seriously, am I the only one? I blend Expo 86 with the events of the mid 90’s, vividly remember where I was when we … Read More

Surviving Family-ing

Oy. It’s here. The onslaught of holidays: ThanksgivingHalloweenChristmasNewYears It’s October, but Costco has had Christmas stuff out for several weeks, and I spotted eggnog at Safeway just the other day. What is up with all this? All the other hoopla … Read More

Pinterest = Possibility Porn

I have a confession: I spend a lot of time on Pinterest. It could be worse. Years ago, my ex-husband and I traveled to Omaha, Nebraska, to attend the shareholder meeting for Warren Buffet’s company, Berkshire Hathaway. We held some … Read More

3 Ramblings from a Happy Coach

That’s me. Tomorrow is Remembrance Day here in Canada, so many people will take the day off, attend ceremonies and parades, and, I would hope, remember what affords them these freedoms. I always feel weird enjoying myself too much on … Read More

Good Enough

I love it when I am talking to a new client and as they explain what’s going on for them, perhaps what is bringing them to coaching in the first place, I get to say, “So, tell me, what do … Read More

Self-Care Can be Self-Designed

We all know coaches are awesome, and when I came across this fellow coach a few months ago, who is working down in California, I allowed myself to be rightly inspired. Today, she weighed in on self-care, and how it’s … Read More

Productivity 101 (Part 2 of 2)

Awhile ago I wrote about my productivity, and excuse me while I snort coffee out my nose, as I got too busy last week to post Part 2 and I see the irony in finally getting to post it now. In … Read More

Productivity 101 (Part 1 of 2)

Or: How I focus my nut-gathering squirrel brain on the big picture and get stuff done.  First on the list, is when you write a super long blog post (like this originally was), turn it into TWO blog posts!  This … Read More