HOW TO MOVE BEYOND A PAINFUL EXPERIENCE

(Estimated reading time 3 minutes) At one time or another, most of us experience pain as a result of interactions with other people – sometimes that pain is focused on a particular experience. Those weighty incidents, the swirl of words, can continue to have power over us many years later as if we’re somehow stuck […]

HOW TO DEVELOP AUTHENTIC CONNECTION WITH OTHERS

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) Authentic, soul-deep connection is a gift. It feels like being seen and completely accepted in this moment while simultaneously being inspired to be the best version of yourself. It is freedom, joy and safety all wrapped in preferential love. It is true interest and questions and lack of judgement. It […]

OVERCOMING THE FEAR OF PUBLIC SPEAKING

(Estimated reading time 3 minutes) This week I’m diving headlong into overcoming one of my long standing fears – public speaking. I went to my first Toastmasters meeting, did a video which I shared on Facebook and will be attending my first Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) event by the time this blog posts. […]

3 AM QUICKSAND

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) The 3 am, not-quite-conscious, strain-induced, muddle of thought and emotion is perfectly blended into a lethal , shut-you-down kind of cocktail that is hard to navigate. These are quicksand-thoughts that leave you tossing and turning in the half waking until you finally give up on sleep. I’ve heard a couple of […]