I just got off a webinar with the Fantastic Susan Hyatt, one of my favourite Woman's Woman. She is planning trips all over the world for her elite coaching sessions. Villas, castles, that sort of thing. She is a common sense, wisdom kinda gal and I love her. There's not a lot of people I'd … Continue reading Susan Hyatt
Are you Avoiding your Feelings?
Do you find yourself shopping when you don't need anything and spending more money than you have? Do you eat when you are not hungry and past the point of being full? Do you need a drink in order to face your day, or perhaps several? People do many things to distract themselves from their … Continue reading Are you Avoiding your Feelings?
You are on your way to check out the new fish that are arriving today at the pet store and a car rear ends you at a stop sign. Then, you get there to find out that they haven't arrived yet and you see your lover petting kittens with someone that you don't know. You … Continue reading Stress Eating?
What are you Passionate About?
When was the last time that you were so eager to do something that you couldn't wait? How about stopping to just enjoy the moment, or "smell the roses"? I'm not talking about getting to the end of work so that you can relax, or worse looking forward to retirement, I'm talking about looking forward … Continue reading What are you Passionate About?
Why Are You Pretending?
It is only a couple of weeks till Halloween. This time of year brings thoughts of candy, lots of scary movies on television, decorations and costumes. It can be fun to dress up as your alter ego or simply something that makes you look fantastic. While costumes can be fun, pretending to be someone that … Continue reading Why Are You Pretending?
What does it mean to forgive? It seems to have a lot of different meanings to a lot of different people. In some circles, it means that one person forgives another person. I personally was not very comfortable with this definition because it didn't feel right to me. Who was I to determine that I … Continue reading Forgiveness
Some Like it Hot
Is it Hot Enough For You? Do you remember shovelling snow, hating the slippery roads, wearing layers upon layers and still being cold? This heat wave is the weather that we were all looking forward to as we stepped into deep water secretly hidden under a thin layer of ice, soaking us through to our … Continue reading Some Like it Hot
There is More to Life Than Avoiding Death
I was sitting on my balcony, enjoying the warm air and how the twilight deepens the colours and ushers in a peace that used to precede sleep in those days before lighting, when a clutch of little girls walked by. One of the girls said, "My mother won't let me sit in front of the … Continue reading There is More to Life Than Avoiding Death
What are you Afraid of?
It is no surprise to anyone that we live in a culture of fear. For the first time we actually have most of our needs met. Good housing, excessive amounts of food and few predators. However, having a low level of fear has been selected for in our evolution. Our brains were designed that way … Continue reading What are you Afraid of?
Big Boys Don’t Cry
Whether it is expediency in parenting or preparing us for the reality of our world, we all learn before we are too old that it is not OK to express all emotions in public, if at all. The phrase, "If you cry I'll give you something to cry about," was commonly used when I was … Continue reading Big Boys Don’t Cry