1.) Most productive thing you did this summer? Probably harvesting the garden would be the best answer to this. We had a bumper crop of blueberries and rhubarb this year in addition to our regular garden of tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, basil, snap peas and lettuce. I have picked and frozen trays and trays of blueberries, made rhubarb pies, snipped basil, whizzed up mega batches of pesto, roasted a tray of tomatoes almost daily for a couple weeks now and daydream about creative ways to use … [Read more...] about Q&A with Colleen, Our Graphics Guru – Biz Programs
So many people live their lives feeling they have so little choice. We are in relationships we have grown weary of, in careers that we don’t find purposeful and our days are filled with tasks that we feel obligated to do. Quite often, in our minds, the life we hoped for and the life we are living are not in alignment or even what is an extension of our purpose. If your day is filled with well em… “filler” for lack of better term, then it may be time for a reset. In a society where busyness … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to Live Your Life & Career with Intention
The Heavy Price of Avoidance We live in a world where "achieving" is paramount. We are encouraged to be the best, forge ahead and produce results to apparently prove our success and worth to the world and to ourselves. But how much do we really buy into that philosophy? Are our goals and drive to achieve helping or hindering our wellbeing? While satisfaction and contentment about where and who you are in life are not bad things, our perception of past success or failures can keep … [Read more...] about Are Your Goals Helping or Hindering Your Wellbeing and Personal Growth?
Have you ever tucked a fortune cookie into your pocket because you liked what it said? Or have you looked at your horoscope and had your stomach sink in disappointment? Common, fess up, you have done it and I have, too! But why do we let such things have even a fleeting moment of negative influence on our day? That little message tucked in that fortune cookie can be a powerful reminder of possibilities, dreams or personal attributes that often get forgotten in everyday life. Regardless of … [Read more...] about Using Personal Growth to Predict Good Fortune
Is your private practice struggling? Practitioners spend so much time taking care of others. We know when our clients are unwell or sick, and strive to make them whole again. But in our efforts to help others, we often overlook our business and ourselves. Our practice is great, but our business and business strategy is suffering and needs tending and care. So how do you recognize the telltale signs that your private practice is struggling? 1. Avoidance, Fear & Resentment: You know … [Read more...] about Top 7 Signs Your Private Practice Business Needs Help!
Looking for compassion, gratitude, and sameness in tragedy... When I first looked at the news footage of the Boston Marathon Bombing, I felt absolutely sick. It was surreal. While so many people were aiming to achieve their personal best, others seem to have sunken to a personal worst. It's hard not to feel anger when you are looking square in the eyes of malicious intent. But after a week or so, I witnessed miracles. While watching the story evolve, and looking at the same footage - again … [Read more...] about Did you See the Boston Marathon Explosion Miracles?