[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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[SPEAKING] NACA NORTHEAST CONFERENCE

  This past weekend was a milestone of sorts as I returned to the U S of A to teach an Leadership Development session for the members of NACA® Northeast [hundreds of college/university delegates representing institutions from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and the Canadian Provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec].   I […]

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RECAP [VIDEO] CTV’S THE SOCIAL – PRIORITIZING SELF CARE

  http://www.thesocial.ca/wellness/health/how-to-make-self-care-a-priority all my tips up at  www.thesocial.ca   this is a question I get asked THEE MOST and I wanted to re-share this segment for those who missed it.     WHAT COUNTS AS SELF-CARE Self-care is making yourself a priority and the daily tasks, pleasurable. This is not luxury—it’s daily maintenance. Taking that […]

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[VIDEO & PRESS] WORKPLACE WELLNESS

DIGITAL VERSION HERE:  http://read.uberflip.com/t/41825-ignite   NSB gave me and the participants of Incentive Works (event professionals conference) and opportunity to shift gears into a conversation about Workplace Wellness. This was a short clip of a BIG conversation that I’m proud to be having!   How can things improve where you work?   Who was a […]

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NATIONAL SPEAKERS BUREAU – ENGAGE #NSBEST

                  People know me best for my campus presentations [2 consecutive National Awards for Best Lecturer!] and I have been thinking of a new way to serve my students as they move on in life. Workplace Wellness is an extension of and the bridge to a new […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] RED RIVER COLLEGE. WINNIPEG, MB

  The brilliant, thoughtful and dedicated staff who brought me out to Winnipeg, MB. A fantastic effort on your THRIVE Wellness Week!     24 hours. two talks. two campuses CTV Morning Live interview. making the most of every opportunity!  link to interview here: http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=965847&binId=1.1164782&playlistPageNum=1 it’s truly a wonder what can come out of ONE conversation. After […]

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[PRESS] GLOBE & MAIL + #CANADA150

#Canada150 is prompting a national reflection & issues on race are not exempt. When asked by @passagescanada to contribute to a piece on race (because Ive lived in CDA & US) in @globeandmail, right away I thought, who am I to have a say?? But as a mixed race woman of colour with Black Canadian ancestry – I know […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY. NFLND

honestly, we forget how B I G Canada truly is!! after a 3 hour flight from Toronto to St. John’s (same as flying to Miami?!) i was hit in the face with sunshine and the fressssshest air my skin has ever felt. jellybean coloured row houses, the friendliest people…honestly… and that ocean. wow. Memorial University […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] WESTERN UNIVERSITY

6000 eager first year students – can YOU remember what was happening in your life back then? 17, 18, 19 years old? how HAVEN’T you changed since those early days of school or career? There is something special about returning to your hometown, having done a 180 in your own life, giving guidance to people […]

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