Wellness. More than ever before, we hear about this concept in the media, in conversations at Starbucks or on Zoom, and in our workplaces. Wellness is currently a hot topic, but what is Wellness? When we think of Wellness, we often think of well-being, wholeness, and balanced health. We think of a self-awareness that causes
Her cries are still ringing in my ears as they pierced through the room. “It hurts!!… (sob)… It hurts so bad!!… (cry)… Can’t anyone do anything about this pain?… (sob)… It just hurts so bad!!! (cry)…” She would quiet down for a moment, and then begin again. “It hurts!!… (sob)… It hurts so bad!!
<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>﻿</span> Compare the way you manage your time to where you sit in a car. You might be in the driver’s seat — calling the shots, steering the car where you want to go, and accelerating and braking when you want to. Or, you might
A little while ago, I was flipping through the newspaper when my perusing was interrupted by a headline. The headline engrossed my attention and had been capturing focus around the world. Here is what it said: “Germany sat on $1.4 billion find”. Now, seeing a post like that, I slowed down to get the full
Just a little while ago, I woke up feeling uncharacteristically grumpy. Though I’m not always a bright and shining star of positivity, I tend to be generally cheerful, pleasant, and optimistic, even irritatingly so. So, I decided to pay a visit to a massage therapist. I came into her work space, and eventually settled in
How can two people grow up in the same home, and yet end up different? Janet and Jessica were sisters, just 2 years apart. Jessica was younger, and always looked up to her older sister Janet, because she saw her as so very bright, talented and beautiful. Sadly, both young ladies were raised in environments
There is a well-worn story of a young man who wanted to make a lot of money, and so he went to a guru. He told the guru, “I wanna be on the same level that you’re on.” And so, the guru said, “If you wanna be on the same level that I’m on, I’ll
Whatever you feed daily will become the reality of your life. We will always grow exactly what we sow, nurture, and cultivate. So, if we want to experience personal growth on a daily basis, we need to practice certain disciplines on a daily basis. Incorporating healthy best practices daily will lead to an abundance of
For me, 2020 is so significant that I started preparing for it in the summer of 2019. Beyond just a number, 2020 represents the start of the 3rd decade of the 3rd millennium, and I think that’s kinda cool. 2020 is a blank canvas yearning for your creativity, imagination, and artistry. It is a piece
The journey of life and business truly is filled with ups and downs, highs and lows, gains and losses, victories and defeats. So many times, we long for an even keel; to find a place of normalcy, calm, and routine. Unfortunately, life has a way of interrupting this calm, and forcing the unpredictable and sporadic.
For most of us, there is a “winding down” as one year draws to a close, and as a New Year begins to dawn. Part of this is spending time reflecting on the relationships, connections, and outcomes that have transpired, while looking deep within to process, sift, and sort. This is healthy. Living with intention
People are feeling the uncertainty that our world’s recent events have brought us. There have been enormous shifts in our work and home lives in a very short period of time. It is likely that only a few of us alive have had to face this at any point in our lifetimes. It is important
With the COVID-19 crisis upon us, people are stressed out. They are also tired. New data paints a picture of a nation whose optimism and resilience has been depressed by the events of the last month-and-a-half. According to research from Angus Reid in April of 2020, half of Canadians (50%) report a worsening of their mental