Emotional Regulation

When to Listen to Fear… and When to Let It Go

We are camping at Algonquin Provincial Park this week, as part of our 25 day, 6 provincial park summer holiday. Today, my 6 and 7 year old convinced us that they could do an almost 8km hike marked as difficult, due to the incline. I was hesitant, fearing that we

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How Death Led Me to the Real Me

Today would have been my mom’s 69th birthday. It has almost been 4 years that she has been gone. In some ways, it feels just like yesterday. It other ways, it feels like it has been decades. Events such as birthdays, the anniversary of the death, etc. now often mark

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Active Listening

Please Don’t Tell Me How Lucky I Am…

Note: This is a repost of a blog post originally written in November 2016. My dad died two weeks ago. Please don’t tell me how lucky I am. Please don’t tell me how lucky I am that he died suddenly. Yes, I am glad that I did not have to

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Active Listening

5 Tips to Reach a Consensus in Work Meetings

The need for everyone to agree on a common vision at work is not something new. Projects that proceed without everyone being truly on board with the vision for the project, and the steps to attain that vision, end up taking much more time and money to bring to fruition,

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How to Navigate a Difficult Conversation at Work

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