Category Archives: Pausing & Reflection

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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[Do Anywhere] Easy 3 Step Calming Meditation for You!

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Sometimes when we’re having a busy or stressful day, we don’t feel like we have the time to take a break. But what if a 2-3 minute breathing meditation could calm you just enough to slow down and help you … Continue reading

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Are You Stuck on a Hamster Wheel? What Do You Need in Your Life to Thrive?

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I know it’s not just me. We all lead such busy lives – and all too often we simply don’t take enough care of our ‘selves’. We may make a priority of taking care of others and/or our careers, but … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Boost? 4 Uncommon Questions A Shaman Might Ask | By Guest Author Steve Mitten

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This week’s article is a bite-sized favourite of mine from Master Coach Steve Mitten CPCC, MCC. He looks at 4 uncommon questions you might get asked if you went to see a shaman when you’re feeling lost, uninspired or perhaps … Continue reading

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Enjoy Summer Quotes & Personal Reflections Exercise

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Quotes are so popular these days and I don’t know about you, but I love them! I find it incredible that a few words strung together can have the power to fill us with wisdom, energy and inspiration! So, here … 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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10 Meaningful Areas for you to Ponder, Reflect and Create an AMAZING Year!

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Recently, my life turned upside down. A family crisis has meant my husband Duncan and I are flying back and forth from Canada to England for what will probably be about 18 months in total.  Now, although I’m more adjusted … Continue reading

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Give Yourself An Obligation Free Day (or Evening) Every Week!

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A few years ago I had a client with a loving husband, kids, a home she really liked and a job that while it had its challenges, the pay and hours really suited her. But she felt stuck, frustrated and … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch: 7 Easy Questions to Help You Review and Refocus on Your Goals

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Can you believe it? We’re on the home stretch – and the rest of the year will go by in a flash. So this is a great time to ‘take stock’ and do your final goal review for the year. … Continue reading

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