Posts From: change Category

Posted On: 29 Jan,2017 By:
Category: Anxiety/Worry, Depression, Diagnosis, Grief

Mental Health Awareness: It Begins with You

Mental Health awareness is growing every decade. The stigma surrounding mental health issues has been lessening but still has a long way to go. Campaigns such as Bell Canada’s Let’s talk really help in raising awareness.

Posted On: 15 Jul,2016 By:
Category: Goals and Change

S.M.A.R.T. Goals are the Way to Go!

The S.M.A.R.T goal acronym is not new.

Posted On: 9 Jun,2016 By:
Category: Goals and Goals Setting

Giving Yourself and Other People Gratitude

Giving yourself and other people gratitude seems like a pretty simple thing to do. Yet how many of us actually do it?

Posted On: 2 Dec,2015 By:
Category: Goals and Goals Setting

Making Habits Stick

Making habits stick can be really tough. We’re coming up to that time of year when we make resolutions for the upcoming year.

Posted On: 12 Jan,2015 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Resolving to Stick to Your Goals

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” ― Edith Lovejoy Pierce   It’s that time of year again when

Posted On: 1 Nov,2013 By:
Category: Change, Making Meaning

Growing through Difficulty

There is meaning hidden in the small changes of everyday life, and wisdom to be found in the shards of your most broken moments. Elizabeth Lesser   Broken Open There is a book entitled, Broken open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow by Elizabeth Lesser that contains many pearls of wisdom about change, loss, […]

Posted On: 17 Oct,2013 By:
Category: Abuse, Change, Making Meaning

In Honor of Resilience

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. – Rumi   Helen Rose Recently I read a book entitled, 53 Grove Rd by Helen Rose. It’s a short memoir written by a woman I know who lives in the Bow Valley. It chronicles […]

Posted On: 14 Jun,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Readiness to Change: Are you there yet?

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. ~ Frederick Douglass Sometimes it’s the smallest decisions that can change your life forever. ~ Keri Russell We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. ~ Harrison Ford When you are through changing you are through. ~ Bruce […]

Posted On: 27 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Giving up the “I’m too Old” Excuse re Goals

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks We’ve all certainly heard the excuse, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” How often do we let ourselves off the hook from starting something or sticking to it when it comes to goals we create for ourselves? If you’ve read any of my previous blogs, […]

Posted On: 19 Jan,2012 By:
Category: Goals and Change

Passion and Desire Create Fertile Ground for Goals

I know I’ve been talking a lot about goals this month. But t’is the season when we’re often setting goals for ourselves! And we need to do so thoughtfully. I’ve been writing a lot about goals: visualizing goals, creating S.M.A.R.T. goals, adversity, perservering