Transcendence

I’m Up For Creating This New World. Are You?

Let’s just acknowledge that we are living in a totally different world than we were 3 months ago. Covid-19 and the BLM movement have brought both upheaval and instability as well as the realization that the economic, political, financial, healthcare, educational, social systems that support us are in need of a reboot. Change needs to …

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Why I’m Not Straightening My Hair.

Here’s something I’ve noticed. Since the increased focus on race and equality, I am letting my hair do what it wants to do. Curl, baby curl. Listen, in the grand scheme of my life, not being able to express my hair is a relatively small upset. Compared to what others have faced as people of …

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My Big Mistake: I Did the Same Thing I Coach My Clients Not To Do.

Most people assume that are already written. When they look back a previous decade, they can see that they have obviously changed. That they are not the same person they were in their 20s, 30s or 40s. But when they look forward they assume they will stay the same. They think who they are today, …

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We are Feeling The Labour Pains of our Brand New World.

There is a massive (re)birth happening and we are feeling the labor pains. Emily Fletcher The above wise nugget landed in my inbox this week courtesy of Emily Fletcher from Ziva Meditation. It made me think. Having Birthed 4 Kids, I Know Labour Well In my experience, there are always contractions (and expansion), a looong …

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What I Learned at My Son’s Covid Graduation

Today, I attended my son’s grade 6 #covidgraduation Man was it hard to receive and read the “future self” letter he wrote back in Sept 2019. This was a self-scripted note he penned to a future version of himself. His rounded cursive writing full of hope and expectation – without any hint of the dashed …

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From Emotional Eating to Stress Resiliency: Developing Courage One Gummy Bear at a Time

Last year I learned something interesting about how I handle stress. I eat. Usually it’s candy, but truthfully, I’m not too fussy. I’ll happily munch mindlessly on a ginger cookie, comfort eat myself to calm with a bowl of dried fruit or binge myself into a daze with a bag of spicy corn chips. No …

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Running With Spirit: How the Navajo Use Running as a Way to Connect With the Divine

I started running about four years ago. Well, actually I’ve been running for more than 2 decades. But about four years ago I started running differently. At some point, my runs became less about how many kilometers I ran or what speed I did, and more about the feeling I was cultivating inside. And that …

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How to Truly Support Yourself: Trade in your Coping Tools for Thriving Tools

I spent the first three days of covid 19 self isolation eating licorice. Food, especially anything sweet, like candy, is my unconscious and conditioned go-to during times of stress. And what I was quickly reminded of after a few extra pounds, a sore tummy and an increase in mental fog and anxiety, is that gummies …

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