Emotional Regulation

Are We Hiding Our Fear of the Coronavirus By Being Extra Productive?

We’ve all seen the social media posts about people clearing the stores out of essential items – toilet paper, hand sanitizer, bread, milk…  COVID-19 has spun our society into a panic overnight, for understandable reasons. To say this that this very same panic isn’t also affecting business decisions would be

Read More »
Corporate Wellness

Does Fear Hold You Back from Saying What Needs to be Said?

One of my superiors at work once told me that they admired how I always said what needs to be said, without any fear. His feedback took me by surprise. I had so many memories of sitting in meetings with this person, anxiety searing my chest, as I geared myself

Read More »
Fear

Letting Yourself Fail

Although it was 15 years ago, and such a small event in my life, the story that I am about to share still stands out for me as a transformational moment in my life. I was at work, and a colleague asked me to swim laps with her over our

Read More »
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

Read More »