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Fearlessness

Like most people, I have experienced profound, life-threatening fear over the years – meeting a grizzly bear on a walking trail at Lake Louise, spinning out on ice on Highway 401, a bomb threat on a commercial airplane.  So I … Continue reading

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90 Seconds

How long do you think it takes to get over an emotion?  Hours, days, years?  If you had asked me before I read My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor, I probably would have … Continue reading

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Fear of Life

What’s the worst that could happen?  Isn’t that what we’re supposed to ask ourselves when we’re afraid to make the speech, accept the job offer, or make the dreaded cold call?  Sometimes it helps and we realize the worst is … Continue reading

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How to Be More Confident

How confident are you?  What does confidence mean to you?  I used to think that people either had confidence or they didn’t.  Some people just exude confidence – they appear to be sure of themselves and very comfortable in their … Continue reading

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Savour Life

I went through a very busy period last year.  I was quickly moving from one task to the next, always rushing and often trying to do more than one thing at once.  It was stressful and tiring but I kept … Continue reading

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Fake It Until You Make It

My mother was never really heavy, but she was often dissatisfied with her weight and the way she looked.  When I had my own daughter I decided that I didn’t want to pass on that legacy.  Every time I looked … Continue reading

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Reality Check

Lately I’ve been wondering to what extent we create our own reality by how we perceive it.  I guess the universe didn’t think I was catching on fast enough so it sent me a message that was rather hard to … Continue reading

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Tiny Habits: The Key to Sustained Behavioural Change

I recently watched a TEDx video about behavioural change (Forget big change, start with a tiny habit).  The presenter, BJ Fogg, PhD, caught my attention when he said relying primarily on motivation and willpower to change your long-term behaviour will … Continue reading

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What Seeds Are You Watering?

I once read about someone whose mother used to say, “Don’t be sorry, be different.”  How many times have you wished you could go back and handle something differently or better? Lately, I’ve been working on experiencing the world with … Continue reading

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What’s Your Habitage?

For the last six weeks I’ve been working my way through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way.  Julia has me writing morning pages every day – three pages of whatever comes into my head.  In these pages, I’ve noticed that I … Continue reading

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