Are you landing in the mine of expectation?

Friends of mine (Lauren Marie and her partner Dylan), created a class called 'What to expect when you're not expecting'. I think that is brilliant. Why? Aside from the obvious cute play on words, this entire world is based on expectation.  So imagine for a moment that...

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What choices do you have now that you never had before?

Have you ever done this? The same thing over and over again hoping for a different result? I have. Read more here- I have tried so hard to understand my past. So many of our helping professions focus on the past. They think that by delving in deeply, they will loosen...

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Changing nothing, nothing changes…

Here's the thing pork chops. I know how much most of us just would like to be appreciated, acknowledged, validated, etc. and so in search of that, you might eat all the food on your plate to please your mom, but then the diet books say to watch your calories, or you...

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You want change? BE the change.

Have you ever had people in your life who have been phenomenal creators of crap? They just love trauma and drama in their lives. You know who I mean...the ones who things continuously "happen" to - either their neighbour's hot water tank explodes and floods their...

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What else is possible?

So many things come to me when I wake up in the morning!! The thing that I have been becoming more aware of is how uncomfortable most people are in their bodies. I can actually feel their discomfort and used to think it was mine. Cute not always bright. 🙂 So - I am...

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How many becauses are you using?

We are so funny. Every time we begin any sentence with the word because or include it anywhere in our world we are giving ourselves reason and justification for a choice we made or will make. What if you have TOTAL choice as to whether you buy into the world of cause...

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What if your intensity is a gift?

Have you been told you are too much, or too intense? Did you, like me, try to cover up your intensity by laughing uncomfortably or trying to make a joke in order to be light? How cute are we? I get that part of why I do that is to make the other more comfortable....

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From Command and Control to Collaboration

"People with humility don't think less of themselves. They just think of themselves less." ~definition of humilty by Ken Blanchard. True story. I would so love to see a conversation on this topic. So many people have collapsed humility with weakness. What if humility...

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Are you in?

Ta da daaaaaa - D R U M R O L L Please..... This is what you have been waiting for. This is the group that is going to get it done. No frickin kidding. By end of 2015, if you are up to something big and you have it in you but have been waiting for an adventure guide...

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I love Bacon…..

My body loves bacon.......the fatty, salty, crispy, crunchiness as it melts in my mouth and says hello to my tongue. Back in 2001, I had been a strict vegetarian for about 15 years (vegan for almost 10). I was incredibly self righteous about it too, not only what I...

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Is AA as effective as everyone thinks?

Meaning no disrespect, I have many friends and family who are huge proponents of AA. And for those of you for whom this might offend, this posting is probably not for your eyes. I start to question: 1) where one refuses to objectively evaluate the efficacy of...

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