Early motherhood is busy. There is a hell of a lot of stuff to do on the surface, and in the day-to-day. I said to my husband the other day that just managing the clothing (washing, putting away, picking up) of two toddlers and a baby is fully a part-time job that takes up at… Read More On Figuring out What Your Greater Purpose is, or Finding the Meaning of Your Life.
In my professional job at a Canadian University, I design and give seminars on a variety of topics that help students be successful at University. It’s one one my favourite parts of the job and it has some selfish benefits – I get to learn and experiment with these principles in my own life before… Read More Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset
As usual, listening to the Tim Ferris podcast this morning blew my mind wide open. Sure, it could have been the bulletproof coffee too, but the combination of the two are magical on a morning commute. Especially when he has Tony Robbins on. Like me, Tony Robbins is a life coach, albeit a very experienced… Read More How to Have a Great Maternity Leave – Listen to Podcasts (Like Tim Ferriss and Tony Robbins)
You probably read the title of this post and thought “oh my gosh, that is tragic.” If you yourself are in the journey, please know that I am approaching this post with a sense of gentleness & deep empathy, as well as authenticity. I believe in adding another voice to the dialogue out there &… Read More What The Grief of Losing Your Mum is Like – 2.5 Years Down the Road
As I write this post I have a large, imposing fortress sitting on a hill top in my mind. And inside that fortress I am sitting, blissfully happen, ALONE and not BEING TOUCHED OR CRAWLED ON BY ANYONE. Can you tell I’m PMS-ing a bit today? My poor, sweet husband wanted a cuddle last… Read More Protecting your Fortress – Life Coaching Techniques to Help New Moms Retain Self-Identity and Confidence
What you’ll learn in this article: Learn the three reasons people are so judgemental. Why moms can be so intense. A powerful perspective to help release the power of others’ opinions, and a technique you can use every time someone (unhelpfully) lets you know what they think without you giving them permission. Oh, and… Read More Freeing Yourself From Other Moms’ Judgements
What you will learn: I talk about not being into kids, and then what it was like being surprised with pregnancy – and some of the most helpful things that helped me come to terms with it (and my personal hangups.) Its fun being “that” person that didn’t want them and now wants three, ha ha… Read More I Didn’t Want Kids, But I Had Them. The Questions I Wanted To Ask When Deciding.