The three lessons I learnt when I decided to slow down…

With the new year around the corner, it naturally becomes a time of reflection. We often want to forward plan and think about the kind of person we want to be in the year ahead. What goals we want to achieve. What milestones are ahead of us.   Looking back we can often get caught [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In times of despair…

Everything appears to happen in cycles. ¬†Births, deaths, marriages. ¬†There seems to be an influx of stories the past few days where tragedy is the common themes. Life just seems to suck and it's hard not to feel despair.   This is the time to be thankful and grateful for what you do have. From [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The essence of wellness…

I can't remember where I first came across essential oils, but I certainly can remember my very first experience with them. I had always been fascinated with them.  One day, early in my corporate HR career, I really needed a massage.  We had recently been given a business card from a friend who mentioned someone [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Self-care|0 Comments

The lesson in self discipline…

I've always loved writing. I remember writing stories when I was a little girl, perfect for someone who likes to live in her head most of the time.  Then, as school progressed, writing became something you had to do. Plus topics were boring.  So I switched to consuming the written word.  Books galore. Nothing pleased [...]

By | December 18th, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Mindset, Personal Musings|0 Comments

Why I do what I do…

I've always been a listener. I'm interested in people's stories and I admit, being an INFJ (Myers Briggs profile) as well as being an introvert, it suits me as well. I don't like a lot of attention so being able to deflect questions about myself and concentrate on what people are saying is easy for [...]

By | December 17th, 2016|Emotional Intelligence, Mindset|0 Comments

Slowing down…

This time of year always seems to bring about a lot of stress and overwhelm.  Kids eager for Christmas speed this along by asking about how long it is until they can start opening up their presents. Deadlines need to be met, items crossed off various lists, and potentially dreading the festivities when we may [...]