3 perspectives to get you into action

My mom has always called me “an old grandma.” Seriously. Since I was a toddler, this has been my mom’s nickname for me. Somehow I’ve been blessed with a unique outlook that has been beyond my years from even when I was small. I am moved by the human experience,...

How to change a life

In my early 20’s I had my first real grown up relationship with a sweet young man named Austin. We met in Jasper, and although my intention was to work there just for the summer and return to university in the fall, we decided to move in together instead and we stayed...

Perfectionism and 3 things you need to know about it

I remember when I was young and just starting to experiment with make-up. I would spend at least an hour each morning staring at myself trying to get my make up on right. I still remember how frustrated I would get trying to get it just perfect and have a specific...

Worried about what others think? Read this.

One statistic I read recently stated that women will only apply for promotions if they have 100% of the qualifications already. Men? 60%. Men assume that they will learn what they need to on the job if they get it…and they’re right. I was chatting with a...

How to be happier today

I was lucky enough to give a talk to the beautiful Rethink Breast Cancer group yesterday, and have had some time to reflect on it. Let me share a little gem that popped out of my mouth that has had me thinking about ever since. But before I get to that, I want to ask...