EASY WAY OUT?

easy is easier but is easy what you need? the hardest thing we can do is look in the mirror and say, “i know i could be doing better than i am.” that self-awareness, is the first step. just knowing SOMETHING has to change puts you miles ahead of others. when my coaching clients reach […]

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[video] CTV’S THE SOCIAL – STOP PEOPLE PLEASING!

FULL VIDEO SEGMENT HERE:  http://www.thesocial.ca/video?vid=1087145 Defining the martyr complex If you know the term “people pleaser”, then you’re familiar with the martyr complex. By definition, it’s a person who will sacrifice his or her own needs to serve others, however it’s the instance of “I and only I can do this” that makes them feel […]

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[SPEAKING] WORKSAFE BC – WELLNESS WORKSHOP

#WorkplaceWellness is a buzzword and an initiative employers should take advantage of to improve their bottom line. Let the example of @WorksafeBC be your guide – Steven & Andy and the entire staff blew me away with the investment and offerings available for employees AND their families. A measly 9% of workers GLOBALLY have any access to #wellness services via […]

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#CANADA150 – I MET THE PRIME MINISTER!!

The past two years I have travelled with Historica Canada, VIA Rail along side the Breakfast Club of Toronto to mentor 250 bright young kids, in grade 5 to 8, as a wrap up for Black History Month. (my family is Black Canadian and I discuss Canadian identity, the importance of knowing your family history […]

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#LOVEWORKMORE – FIND TIME TO FIKA

“In our own [US] culture, where coffee has come to be more about grabbing a 16-ounce-grande-whatever, in a paper cup to go, coffee is more about fueling up and going fast. In Sweden, coffee is something to look forward to, a moment where everything else stops and you savor the moment…In today’s modern world we […]

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#LOVEWORKMORE – 20 MINUTE WIND DOWN

how do we separate day after day after day after day of work? by breaking it up as often as possible. I’ve given you a 20 Minute Morning Routine to get started and bring the high vibes to your day – and then you have a shittastic day – we need a wind down to […]

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[FEBRUARY GUIDANCE] LOVE WORK MORE IN 3 WEEKS!

  we did it! we plowed through january – which felt like the fastest and yet longest month ever – and now we are in glorious february. over a third of you have fallen off your new years resolutions but fret not, the rest of your life starts TODAY!   what i hear constantly from […]

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[PROFILE] LOVE, EMOEM (MOM)

  me & my peanuts at 3 months old. a past life on a Malibu beach. so different. both happy.    full interview here!  http://www.love-emoem.com/blog/2017/self-care-advice-for-working-moms People see pictures of ‘the girls’ yet I don’t often speak about what it is/was like becoming their Mother. Baptism by Fire. Herding Cats. Complete Surrender. Lots of patience and […]

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SPRING 2017 RETREAT!

HA! If you bail on friends because you NEEDS a rest, its time for some R&R. we often book vacations AFTER the physical, mental & emotional symptoms of #burnout have figure 4 locked you up! no more #reacting to poor health - #2016taught us to #appreciate life and that includes slowing down, filling up and gaining new tools with likeminded peeps.   This […]

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TRANSFERRABLE LIFE SKILLS

each challenge, each round of trauma, each WTF experience, was a teacher that provided skills that you could not have RETAINED any other way. sure you could have LEARNED another way… but retaining it…yeah… hard times have a certain way of sticking around. in your professional life, i encourage you to reflect on the PERSONAL […]

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