Blog: Relationships

We’re in this Together: COVID-19

Times of uncertainty can trigger fear and confusion, but it doesn’t have to. Here, you will find tips that will help move you from fear to acceptance, and from confusion to clarity, as we highlight the abundance of incredible opportunities that can be found in this time of great change, including our newly offered complimentary group coaching sessions. There…

How to Better Understand and Resolve Your Triggers

FEELING TRIGGERED? In speaking with someone, have you ever shouted out an impassioned and cutting retort or belted at them a churlish and icy command? Perhaps you can call to mind an intense experience with your child, neighbour, employee, or spouse. What was it that had you do that? Was it something they had said or didn’t say? Or,…

Meaningful Rituals to Achieve your Resolutions

   When is the last time you started fresh? I mean truly, thoughtfully, found the reset button that’s hidden somewhere deep in the nook of your mind and pressed it firmly with the intention to move forward in a new direction? Maybe you tossed that pack of cigarettes in the trash can, or you purged your fridge of processed…

From Holiday Panic to Holiday Zen

You’re driving into work with your mind on the proposal that’s neatly tucked away in your bag; the one you stayed up half the night preparing, the one that could have benefited from even just ten more minutes of fine-tuning, had you an ounce more energy.  The snow is fiercely blowing, your eyes are red from exhaustion, and the…

Gratitude – For whatever ails you!

No matter what’s wrong with you, my friend, there’s more right with you than wrong. This saying makes me laugh! (and you know how I love to laugh 😉  But it’s SO true! We can get so caught up in what’s wrong; with ourselves, at work, with our kids, our marriage, our finances….That we forget to acknowledge all the good. …

Authentic Teams: How to clear up issues that degrade relationships and performance

    Have you ever experienced tense moments at work or home when people disagree, over- power, feel intimidated, defend, offend, prove people wrong, prove that they are right, get frustrated or angry and think, say and do things that are hurtful?  Yes?! So have I, and I have definitely contributed to these in different ways. That’s why I…

Authentic Leadership leads to Authentic Teams: What makes you real…

We had just finished Day 1 of our Ultimate Leadership Experience session at Le Nordik: a beautiful lodge where our clients come to be really present, to heighten awareness and develop courage and rock their business. At early evening, it was just as beautiful and inviting as it was during the day: the brightness of the wooden floors, reflected…

The Art of Team Planning

  What if it is this simple… that there are just 5 requirements for you and your team to really feel successful: realize your goals and minimize the anxious, less productive experiences that the volume of work can bring? Would you honour those requirements? Here they are:         1. Create a plan to stay healthy. Be committed…

Important Holiday Notice

  During holiday season, when I’m on holiday, seeing others on holiday, meeting with people whose people are on holiday, I notice more, and I notice things differently.   I notice the mind slows down and can be present, more easily. That if I pause and breathe, and choose to take in all that’s around me, the breeze, the…

Minimize Conflict and Disagreement Blues by Deepening Your Awareness

  I admit, I don’t really want to minimize conflict. I know conflicts and disagreements are going to happen. You know what I really want? I want to minimize those all-too-familiar anxious feelings that arise in me when I am in conflict. Here’s what has helped: In the midst of disagreement, it is possible to create an environment where …

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