Category Archives: Kindness & Compassion

5 Ways to Break Out of the Why? Thinking Spiral

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When something goes wrong, do you (or does someone you know) get fixated on asking “Why?”, “Why me?” or “Why now?”. Is it driving you nuts? Well, you’re not alone. It’s something I see a lot, and it’s easy to … Continue reading

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15 of the Best Compliments to Make Everyone Feel Great (Including You!)

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I’ll start with one of my favourite jokes: A man walks into a bar and orders a beer. He’s sat there drinking when he hears someone say, “Nice tie!” But the bar is empty except for himself and the bartender … Continue reading

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Who Do YOU Need to Appreciate in Your Life?

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A few years ago, I was on a 5 hour drive with my husband. He had fallen asleep (so obviously I was driving!) and I had slipped into this cool ‘zone’ of being totally in the present moment. I felt … Continue reading

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Is This You Too? How I FINALLY Learned to Take Care of Myself…

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When your life gets stressful, when you feel overwhelmed, what do YOU do? Well, when I first moved to Canada from England almost 10 years ago and left behind my friends and much of my family, I had quit the … Continue reading

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Feeling The Blahs? 5 Ways to Get Moving! By Guest Author Cheryl Brewster

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Let’s be honest with ourselves. Sometimes we go through cycles and no matter how much we try to stay positive, look on the bright side and trust the process, we just don’t FEEL it. And when we don’t FEEL it, … Continue reading

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5 Minute Fix: 3 Simple Steps to Cope With Stress When You’re Under Pressure

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Sometimes we feel stressed, overwhelmed, guilty, pressured, anxious. It’s easy when we’re in these states to get caught up in our stressful thoughts and feelings, so it can be helpful to have a quick-fix technique to cope with stress. NOTE: … Continue reading

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Get (Back) into Meditation – Read True Love by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Actually I’m currently RE-reading this awesome little book. Why? Well, recently I got super-busy. So of course, I stopped meditating in the mornings. It’s funny how we stop meditating/exercising/eating well/going to bed early/[insert what you do here] – when we … Continue reading

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Fierce Kindness Lion

Develop Fierce Kindness – And Have A Devoted Friend For Life!

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There are many forms of kindness but my absolute favourite is Fierce Kindness. Once claimed, Fierce Kindness boosts our confidence, self-esteem, keeps us on track – and becomes a life-long friend. What’s better is that Fierce Kindness is simply a … Continue reading

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