MWB – MINDFULNESS TEACHINGS

    there is much to learn! Mindfulness and Meditation practices are old/new concepts being implemented into our 21st Century impossibly face paced lives. Tear the whole damn thing apart I say! The news of the day calls for a system overhaul and it starts and ends with SELF. Social and Emotional learning are crucial […]

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KEYNOTE – CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

recap – the #Canadian#MentalHealth Association annual general meeting in #Oshawa was truly a success. #WorkplaceWellness For A Better Bottom Line was the title of my 60 minute keynote, covering the Top 5 #employee #stress triggers [guess what they are?] I spoke to global stats, Tips for management & #selfcare & active listening tools for everyone. Q&A went almost 30 mins and I was happy to offer a donation […]

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ALONE. NOT LONELY.

when did you last “hang out” with yourself? this is me after a 3 hour drive, dinner and evening alone. i sang at full lung capacity with the windows down (#redhotchilipeppers), took in the

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HOSTING – ONE LOVE @ WESTERN UNIVERSITY

  planting seeds for an audience of 6000 at @westernuniversity - once yours truly dropped some gems on #mindfulness & #selfesteem (Keys: Teach People How To Treat You, Beat Burnout & Make The Time, Everyone Does Better When Everyone Does Better) the tone was set for a safe & inclusive space talk about the truth on campus.

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CANADA PENSION PLAN – WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

  having a repeat client affirms hard work. when a relationship between women is built on clear objectives and a shared intention, a pull, a force is created when you being extracting the best ideas towards the best possible outcome. that is what working with Erica and Melissa at Canada Pension Plan feels like. for […]

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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] HUMBER COLLEGE. TORONTO, ON

  speaking at @humbercollege to leaders from 3 campuses. great questions, they showed vulnerability & supported one another. it starts here. Remember that ONE conversation that shifted your life? Opened your eyes and even chicked you up because you realized you were ALLOWED to do things a different way, think a different way, live a different way […]

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MY FAMILY STORY – #BHM

In June of 1830, my ancestor Josiah Henson (google) found freedom in #Canada via the Underground Railroad. the end & the beginning in one moment. I have #Survivor DNA i tell ya!. Each February I & many others, speak with @passagescanada & @historicacanada#BlackHistoryMonth. Ive given this #BHMpresentation dozens of times to thousands of people. . Its a challenge to make a serious and […]

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