Resilience: It’s Your Life Owner’s Maintenance Manual

Whether you buy a car or a blender, it comes with an owner's manual with instructions, cautions and troubleshooting.  We know that a car needs fuel and regular maintenance such as oil changes and brake checks to keep us...

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Take care: you’re worth it

Do you ever consider as you make decisions about yourself, how many life energy systems are running in the background, keeping you alive, healthy, functional and so much more?  Your brain, bones, digestion, skin, muscles... Your immune system... Your...

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Time Travel

Let's travel back to December 2019: you're stuck in morning traffic after last night's snowfall, your sitter is sick, you have a full workday ahead and you are late to an important meeting. And it's only 8am. You wonder...

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Life in pandemic times: your community depends on you

Are you one of the lucky few? If, this morning, you are working from home, with money in the bank and a regular paycheque; if your fridge is full and your mortgage or rent paid, you're doing better...

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Building resilience during the Coronavirus Pandemic

This post is about exploring what more you can do, in addition to what CDC and governments are recommending: washing your hands, social distancing and staying home. These are essential, and they’ll work.  But can you do something more to...

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Is living faster the only way?

If you measure your life by the number of items checked off your to-do list, this is for you. Do you wake up ready to do what it takes to cross off as much as you can before bedtime?...

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Making space for life now

Until this week, vines covered my house, making it very private, shaded and green. They trailed around the deck, on the roof and around windows. Back when I planted them, I was hoping for a great...

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Your scripts build your days (& your life)

You woke up this morning with a private script about how your day would unfold. Today's script may be inspiring or defeating. It all depends on how tired or stressed or happy you are. If you are...

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Being Human (not a robot, not a superpower)

This is the fifth post in a series about self-leadership: how your choices impact your health and your life, taking you towards a specific future.  Today: trying to be a super-power version of yourself undermines your health and your...

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A world-wide self-care crisis

This is the fourth post in a series about self-leadership: how your choices impact your health and your life, taking you to a specific future.  Today: you are responsible for the choices that determine your health and your quality...

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