Book Club, Essays, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Organization, time management, Working Mom

How to Manage Your Time as a Working Mom – What My iCal Looks Like

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

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

Book Club, Grounding, Happiness, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Book Club: Wayne Dyer’s Being in Balance

Why Read This?  Because starting everyday with beautiful lessons from the greats will set you up for a shift in your perspective.  This is what we need to achieve lasting success. Reading time:  2 minutes Think of a balance scale with one side weighted down and the other side up, like a teeter-totter with an… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Book Club: Wayne Dyer’s Being in Balance

Grounding, Happiness, Life Hacks, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Using Instagram to Boost Happiness

Why you should read this:  Instagram can be an extremely powerful way to boost happiness. I share with you a daily technique that is not discussed anywhere, yet is a daily practice that the most successful people have.  I've creeped their instagrams.  And I also share a mindset shift when it comes to setting up good… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Using Instagram to Boost Happiness

Happiness, Life Hacks, Organization, Productivity, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Hack your Wardrobe

Why Read this Article:    I take two staple clothing items and show you how to create a stylish look + capsule wardrobe from them that WORKS on maternity leave.  I also address the obstacles that sometimes prevent us from dressing up - and how to deal with those obstacles. Reading Time:  Less than 5… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Projects: Hack your Wardrobe

Crafts, Essays, Etsy, Happiness, Life Hacks, Nature and Forest Play, Physical Wellness, The Projects, Trail running, weight loss

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: The 70% Secret in Goal Setting + Running

Goal setting and achievement is an area I thrive in.  It's my jam.  I study the most successful people and apply their perspectives and mindsets.  It's what I do in my career.  I help clients - especially athletes - with their goal setting. You can get to a goal via a "tough" mindset but what I've observed… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: The 70% Secret in Goal Setting + Running

Book Club, Happiness, Organization, Productivity

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Declutter Physically with the Konmari Method

The nuggets of wisdom I have pulled and applied to my maternity leave after reading The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.

Happiness, Life Hacks, Productivity, Technology

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Harness the Great World of Apps

From a very young age I've been quite comfortable around technology.  In fact, some of my earliest memories were helping my parents package up mid 1980s computer technology.  Floppy disks (yes those strange things you inserted into slots in the computer hard drive) and dongles (no not a sex toy!) My crazy, risk-taker entrepreneur parents… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Harness the Great World of Apps

Learning, Productivity

GML Project: Read 1 Book Per Month

There are several reasons I wanted to start reading again. First, I had come out of a year in which every ounce of my spare time (aside from full time work) was spent assisting others.  I was caring for my Mum who had Stage IV lung cancer, caring for myself with hyperemesis in pregnancy, and… Continue reading GML Project: Read 1 Book Per Month

Building a Business

Building a Business – Slaying the Dragons

  In Step 1 of the Conquer Kit (I am using this book by Natalie MacNeil to build my business from the ground up) there is a section on "Slaying your Dragons." Natalie is referring to the internal messaging that is not helpful to your goals, or your business.  These internal messages are extremely limiting. It's quite… Continue reading Building a Business – Slaying the Dragons