Have you ever just felt stuck? As if you’re standing in black, sticky molasses, unable to take that first, crucial step? That’s how I feel right now. I’ve been struggling with how to begin writing this blog again. Or, really, how to start writing it at all. It’s tied with how to re-ignite my own […]
Well hello there! It’s been well over a year since I last wrote a post on this blog. What’s been happening with you? In my world, a lot has changed. As I wrote my last post, I didn’t know it, but I was about three or four weeks pregnant! It seems I went into hibernation […]
Here are my final five takeaways from the Women & Words Conference. If you haven’t already, check out Part ONE for the first five. 6. ASK for what you need. This was a crucial takeaway point for me, gleaned during the very first presentation of the conference. Charmaine Hammond told a great story about how […]
While I don’t generally put a lot of stock in so-called “Hallmark holidays”, the hype around Mother’s Day does tend to permeate into one’s being. This is my third year as a mother. My daughter doesn’t understand – every day is Mother’s Day to her — but I do love the excuse to lie in […]
I attended the inaugural Women & Words Conference in Coquitlam this past Friday and Saturday (April 29 & 30, 2011). What a fantastic event! My hat goes off to Pamela Chatry and her leadership team. I came away with my heart full of inspiration and my notebook full of tips. I thought it would be […]
Have you ever felt off but just couldn’t quite figure out why? Not coming down with a cold, but off your game, listless, directionless, and unsure of which action to take next? Perhaps, like me, your first sign that something isn’t right appears in your body. Maybe your throat feels tight, you’ve got butterflies in […]
This is a powerful video illustrating just what a difference your choice of words can make.