Transcendence

The Two Sides of Self-Compassion and Why You Need Both

Sometimes self-compassion gets a bad rap. Sometimes people are confused as to what self-compassion is. Let me explain it this way. I’ve done a fair bit of work to come face to face with my own limiting inner narratives – the harsh inner critical voices that evolved out of childhood and cultural conditioning. Maybe you’ve …

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What Will You Commit to Make Happen?

If your life feels “meh” maybe you’re not committed enough. One of my favourite trainings was with the Strozzi Institute, a school of somatic coaching in California A key aspect of their approach – and one I incorporate into my coaching practice – is the Declaration of a Commitment A commitment is a deep promise …

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This is What I Mean by Embodiment

Yesterday on a bike ride I noticed I wasn’t passing a slower cyclist. I was late for an appointment and had already rushed past several cyclists, but for some reason I wasn’t passing this one. I looked ahead. In front of me was an older white male. He looked kind enough, doing his thing, enjoying …

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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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