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But it’s true!

A lot of my clients say “but it’s true!”. So what ? Does that mean you need to think that in your head over and over again ? What is the upside of thinking something that is true that is also creating frustration and resentment? None that I can see. What does serve me here …

Leave space

Tired thoughts. Spruce Meadows yesterday. We came, we saw the marching band who has been practicing in our neighbourhood for the least few weeks. I felt excited to see these high school kids perform. They have grown on me. I love seeing all the high school kids or university students who are camp leaders for …

Summer Planning

You really do need to plan MORE in summer and FOR summer. The bigger the chunk of ‘free’ time you have the more you have to plan. I keep saying it over and over again and I keep finding more and more proof for it. I spent almost 2 hours yesterday morning getting help from …

What is Self-Confidence?

It is the ability and willingness to feel any feeling. You are self-confident if you are not afraid to feel • fear • failure • embarrassment • humiliation • isolation What is the worst that can happen in life? – death – loss – humiliation – divorce – decease – rejection – embarrassment   What …

Feeling Appreciated

(the picture here is from a few years back when I had 2 kids and haven’t yet learned to appreciate myself and all I do.  I am so grateful to myself for figuring out how to appreciate myself. You can too! Can you see the look in my eye, happiness and victimhood all in one?) …

Back Alley

I am grateful.   For the simple joys of summer. And that is – watching my boys explore our back alley. Amongst all the amazing things we did this summer – vacations, trips, playgrounds, family visits, water fun – we found that pure and simple summer fun in something unexpected, unplanned and free – our …