Hello everyone! At work this week I've been running a ton of presentations and doing a heck of a lot of coaching around time management, now that we are in the exciting month of September. For many, this month marks a shift into a different pace and rhythm, especially those of you parents who have… Continue reading How to Manage Your Time as a Working Mom – What My iCal Looks Like
You have A CHOICE. A choice in however you want to take on the next few years of your life, a choice in how you incorporate parenthood and you-hood in a way that works. You have the RIGHT. The right to explore how parenthood has been defined by others around you, by the society around… Continue reading My Letter to New Parents who Are Feeling a Bit Overwhelmed with All of the Advice.
Welcome back from the long weekend, everybody! A thought for you to meditate on today, as you go about your day. Story telling versus story making. Think about where you want to be in 5 years. Are there changes you want? I'm guessing the answer is YES. So let me ask you this: Will that… Continue reading Design your Own Parental Leave
Carina Huggins BA, MSS, ACC, MBTI® I was chatting with someone the other day about being a professional coach, and they said to me, "so basically you listen to people's problems and give advice?" I stopped and thought about that for a moment. The answer that I gave? "No, actually I don't do either of… Continue reading What Does a Life Coach Actually Do? Ask Me Anything about Life Coaching.
Trail running is amazing because it puts us into flow state, from which our greatest insights and ideas come. I love to coach in nature (I guess you could say I do "nature coaching" or "nature life coaching") and for me, trail runs are like a ridiculous download from the deepest recesses of my mind.… Continue reading Advice for Trail Runners. The Diary of a New Trail Runner and Life Coach.
Not far from where we live is the Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park (here is a map for the location) and a description of the features on Trail Forks. Don't be mistaken, this bike park isn't just for the big kids and adults. This park is absolutely amazing for toddlers on balance bikes, as well! … Continue reading Toddler Mountain Bike Parks in Calgary – Fish Creek Mountain Bike Skills Park
One of the podcasts I have been listening to as I begin my journey of understanding and addressing my Ankylosing Spondylitis disease and symptoms (I am in a bad flare at present) is the AS Natural Health Podcast with Michael Eisner which has been a wonderful resource. There are 22 episodes available. When I… Continue reading My Favourite Resources for Ankylosing Spondylitis
Image: Stock Image, Colourbox. This image right below, is of the Hoover Dam. An engineering marvel bordering Arizona and Nevada. It is a powerful visual for today's post. Hold it in your mind, it will make sense in a few minutes. Its concrete base is more than 600 ft thick. Why? The Hoover Dam… Continue reading Stop Repressing your Emotions. Start Feeling and Start Healing. My Ankylosing Spondylitis Remission Journey.
Heart Creek Trail with 2 toddlers and a baby 🙂 Today my husband and I rolled out of the house with our two toddlers (4 and 3) and baby (1) to finally go do Heart Creek Trail. We haven't done any hikes yet this summer, but we've heard about this trail on lots of family… Continue reading Hiking Heart Creek Trail with Toddlers – Toddler-Friendly Hikes in Calgary and Canmore.
My oldest two children are 4 and 3 now, and this summer has been a blast in terms of communication. My three-year old's language exploded in May (after about 2 months of shitty sleep patterns! ah hah! Mystery solved!) and he is now a chatty little guy, stringing sentences together. They are listening and… Continue reading The Power of the Spoken Word and Speech Acts – What Do You Speak into Existence?