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Chaos or opportunity?

Chaos or opportunity?

Hello chaos, my old friend. Yes, I see chaos as a friend and not in that clenched teeth, pretending-to-be-nice kind of way. It may be hard to see it, but there is opportunity in all the chaos that is your life as a single parent. Exactly what opportunities exist...

Will you be wearing Moose Hide tomorrow?

Will you be wearing moose hide tomorrow? Moose hide? Yes. Moose hide. Tomorrow is Moose Hide Campaign Day, a day for indigenous and non-indigenous men as well as women to stand up against violence towards women and children. So many women are single moms because of...

How to make this year different from last year

How to make this year different from last year

I used to storm into each new year with the hyped up optimism only the young and naive can bring. By the time Dec. 31 rolled around, I would be chomping at the bit for that clock to strike midnight and mark a fresh start. I’m not sure why I did this because I never...

Avoid a side hustle DISASTER

Avoid a side hustle DISASTER

My first business was a side hustle and it was a DISASTER, totally cringe-worthy. I started with all the starry-eyed optimism of someone who had no idea what she was getting into. And it flopped because I made some critical errors: 1. I chose a business I wasn’t...

This blew my mind

This blew my mind

If they Hey there single momma. How are you feeling? A little burned out? And do people keep telling you the cure all for it is self-care? Up until this past week, I would have been one of them. Self-care is all the rage right now. And while I still believe self-care...

Take Control during Covid

Take Control during Covid

What can you do in times of uncertainty like this?

You can take control of what’s in your control.

And what’s in your control is what you think, say, feel and do.

As this pandemic stretches on for an indeterminate length of time, you can find peace and comfort in the fact (yes, FACT) that you control your thoughts, your words, your feelings and your actions.

My Mandala Moment

My Mandala Moment

I recently had what I’m calling a “mandala moment” while I was visiting my family in South Central British Columbia last month. For those unfamiliar with mandalas, they are circular works of art found in several Eastern cultures. In spiritual traditions, they are used...

Workshop: Develop Your Internal Guidance System

Workshop: Develop Your Internal Guidance System

As a life coach I specialize in helping people break away from the stress and frustration of saying yes to the wrong things by developing a strong internal guidance system. The world presents you with innumerable options and, let’s face it, many of them sound amazing!...

Remembering the essence of you

Remembering the essence of you

This photo is the essence of me. It’s one of my favourite photos of myself because it’s a perfect representation of who I am at my core: loud at times, happy, bold, playful, unconcerned with what others think, unafraid to use my voice. My body posture is open, which...

Are you living in harmony with yourself?

Are you living in harmony with yourself?

Life just feels easier when you make choices that are right for you, doesn't it? When you know what you need and want, and you believe you deserve those things, you are more likely to get them. This isn't to say that you should be selfish and not care at all about...