I remember when I first started my practice, over 30 years ago now, one middle aged fellow came in to see me. He had been a high school teacher all of his adult life and he had just resigned. Just like that, right out of the blue. And what did he do next? He put … Continue →
When we think of a mentor, we often think of some wise sage who graciously helps a new recruit, a trainee and the like. It is time to rethink what a mentor is and I saw the perfect example of it just the other day. The Ottawa Senators NHL hockey team was about to start playing their 6th playoff game, a do or die event for the team. I was at a local coffee shop and out the window, standing beside the busy street, was a young boy holding a couple of senators flags waving at... Click to read more
Stress is glue; it clings to everything. Imagine your morning alarm clock, airport departures terminals, high heels pinching your toes, flashing lights in your rear view mirror . . . if these triggers are associated with a difficult situation, then stress is guaranteed to be smeared all over those objects and places. But today we have a quick, 30-second solution. This idea is too simple to miss. Click to read more..
Getting unstuck in order to change your life often starts with a burst of creativity. Maybe you imagine how the world could be, or you realize a new perspective, etc. Whatever it is, it’s about getting outside your box. What’s your box? Your work, your home, your family, your comforts. These are the elements of … Continue →
A hobby is a break for the mind, an interest where your talents go out in all directions. So how about you make it a healthy direction? What’s a healthy hobby? Well, first there’s the obvious: exercise. That means you could be into swimming, weight training, dancing, Qi Gong, yoga, pilates, kick boxing, martial arts, … Continue →
The eyes are the window to the soul. . . Well, actually, they’re the window to your optical nerve. But if getting to know a person is on your mind, then I say: “take a look at their hobbies.” What does your hobby say about you? Are they habits which assist you on the road … Continue →
There’s an article in the Journal of Business Ethics (2009) 84: 167-172 reviewing the increasingly popular topic of over-working. It’s made us wonder: what’s the real difference between work enthusiasts and workaholics, and can that difference be maintained? Do passions burn out? Can drive dwindle? Will high flying career guys/gals eventually land and realize they’re … Continue →
I recently had a client who was totally stressed out. Now it seems that when we get this way it is about one of two things, love or money. In his situation it was about money. More specifically, about work. What was stressing him out was that nobody at his job seemed to give a … Continue →
We often talk about changing your life, becoming empowered and living with purpose. All these terms are optimistic with that the key ingredient of hope. But what other ingredients are needed? Today I’ve got a thought on how groups improve lives, increase creativity, and in turn through the ripple effect, change the world. When I … Continue →
Skinny fat is a term for people who don’t look large, but have dwindling muscle mass and increasing fat in their bodies. This is a condition I always knew about, but not one that I realized applied to me. However, I just had a revelation. Last week I went to Good Life Fitness for an … Continue →
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