Weathering a storm – geological or emotional – takes planning, preparation, courage, assistance and energy. The reason for so much stress is unpreparedness. Many people interpret the storms they experience as an assault on their lives. The one lesson that is not emphasized enough is the fact that change is constant. It’s not occasional. It’sRead More..
It’s Canadian Thanksgiving today. It’s a holiday that is not based on religion, so virtually all immigrants to Canada adopt it and make it a family event in their unique way. I grew up in a busy, active, crazy, loud Greek family. Lots of yelling, fighting, laughing, playing, teasing. At times when I hated themRead More..
I counted them up: forty days left from today, November 22 until the end of the year. A sobering thought. So many plans for 2010. How many came together? Was I over-ambitious and planned too much? Or just not dedicated enough and accomplished too little? Equal amounts of both, I think. I’ve definitely increased myRead More..
Quick check-in. What would you love to have written on your tombstone? Go nuts. Are your current actions going to render that epitaph true or false? Adjust activities accordingly. If you’re acting the way you wish to be remembered, you’re acting with integrity towards yourself. That is an excellent way to remain healthy. If yourRead More..
Can you trust your intuition? This question is so easy to answer: if you’re clear of emotional baggage, your intuition is absolutely to be trusted, respected and acted upon. If you’re carrying years of anger, resentment and all flavours of Victim, you don’t have intuition. You have scratched mud-slapped goggles with the wrong prescription. HazyRead More..