Happiness

The Great Maternity Leave Podcast 008 – How to Stop Procrastinating On Your Goals.

I am so excited to bring you The Great Maternity Leave Podcast Episode 008, How to Stop Procrastinating On Your Goals.   On the Insta Elevated Podcast, I shared this as Episode 003 because there is such great (and highly relevant content) for you, too! So if you arrived here via the Insta Elevated Podcast,… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Podcast 008 – How to Stop Procrastinating On Your Goals.

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Happiness

How to Crush your Goals in 2019.Boost your Motivation in February!

How to crush your goals in 2019. Take these techniques and run with them! Okay? Goal setting is probably one of my favourite things in the entire world. Why? Setting goals moves us forward. But... we are in February and I know some of you are wondering how to boost your motivation in February, as… Continue reading How to Crush your Goals in 2019.Boost your Motivation in February!

Grounding, Happiness, health coaching, Mental health, Nature, The Fourth Trimester, Trail running

A Nature Based Meditation You Can Do While Walking With a Stroller! This Will Help with New Mom Anxiety.

I do something called nature coaching where I use the natural world to help clients shift their mindset, physiological and psychological state.  It's fun and I never know what lesson nature will offer that day, so it is a practice I enter with curiosity and excitement. I've developed many of the techniques while out walking… Continue reading A Nature Based Meditation You Can Do While Walking With a Stroller! This Will Help with New Mom Anxiety.

Free Life Coaching Guides, Happiness, health coaching, Learning, Life Hacks, Lifestyle Design, Mental health, Personal Development, Spirituality, Working Mom

What Does a Life Coach Actually Do? Ask Me Anything about Life Coaching.

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.

Grounding, Happiness, health coaching, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Mental health, Nature, Personal Development, Physical Wellness, Trail running

Advice for Trail Runners. The Diary of a New Trail Runner and Life Coach.

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.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Journey, Happiness, health coaching, Mental health, Personal Development, Physical Wellness

How to Get Yourself out of a Funk or Climb out of a Downward Spiral.

Today I wanted to share one of the models I use on myself (and clients) to get unstuck, and out of funks. It is a beautifully simple yet profound model.  The visual image of a spiral is important, because one of the most important parts of climbing out of a funk, is knowing when you… Continue reading How to Get Yourself out of a Funk or Climb out of a Downward Spiral.

Essays, Free Life Coaching Guides, Grounding, Happiness, Lifestyle Design, Mental health

The Power of the Spoken Word and Speech Acts – What Do You Speak into Existence?

  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?

Happiness, Personal Development, Spirituality

Post-Partum Spiritual Development: Our External Versus Internal Worlds

You know what? I love the internet. As we go about our lives, one facet is the external world that we live in. This is like a silent movie reel playing. As we watch, we are walking about our kitchen, doing the dishes, or maybe driving down the highway, commuting into work or maybe (like… Continue reading Post-Partum Spiritual Development: Our External Versus Internal Worlds

Happiness, Personal Development, Productivity, time management

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.

Time management. It’s a word that fascinates me. I study it. I present on it. I coach clients and students in this topic extensively. It is one of the most frequent requests that I get. When we want to improve ourselves – either professionally or personally, the first place many of us go, is google. A close second is people we… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.

Building a Business, Essays, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Productivity, time management

Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset

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… Continue reading Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset