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I was watching Super Soul Sunday (yes, again). Oprah had on a 92-year-old Benedictine Monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast, who has written many books and even done a few TED Talks. He spoke of many ideas that were pretty great but...
Everyone has heard about, and many have participated in, a rebound love relationship. You know what I mean. The relationship that helps you get over or get out of that “other” relationship. The relationship that is often just prior to...
It felt like my whole body was contracting in on itself. What might surprise you is what brought this on. I had not taken ill. I was not being attacked by a swarm of bees. I had simply made the...
I have a client who has been on a long-term contract. The contract should have lasted at least 12 months and possibly longer. It was very lucrative for her. Then, she made a mistake. She received a call from someone...
I am currently working with a multi-passionate, multi-skilled woman who is on a job search. She is ready to change. She has her Career Change Toolkit (resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile etc.) at the ready. But she is stuck. She...
On October 17th Gord Downie, lead singer and songwriter of the Tragically Hip, died of brain cancer. The Tragically Hip (TTH or The Hip) is a band of 5 childhood friends from Kingston, Ontario formed in 1984. They have had 14...
You may remember this classic Henny Youngman joke:      Patient: Doctor, it hurts when I do this. Doctor: Then stop doing that. This is good advice in all areas of your life. It is especially good career advice. If...
September 25th was one of my favorite days because The Voice was back! For me, The Voice is right up there with Super Soul Sunday as the show that moves me whenever I watch.  I just feel good. In the...