Blog

Resilience

4 Ways to Build Lasting Self-Esteem

4 Ways to Build Lasting Self Esteem

Self-esteem is essentially the quality of being pleased with yourself. 

Learning how to be happy with yourself can benefit you in every aspect of your life. 

Learn to love yourself and raise your self-esteem with these tips:

  1. Do something each day that you’re good at. We feel competent and confident while doing something that we know we’re good at. Make a list of the things you know in your heart that you do well. Do at least one of them each day and notice how you feel.
  2. Increase your knowl…

Read more…

The Remedy for a Rut is Action

rut

If you’ve ever been stuck in a rut before, the thought of taking action can intimidate and frighten you. However it can also empower you!

If you learn to use it effectively, it can provide the fuel to keep you moving forward toward more fulfilling life circumstances. When you do this, you realize that there was never anything to fear in the first place, and knowing this will help keep you in forward motion.

Below are three simple steps that show you how to get started:

Read more…

Heart Centred Healing with Dee Woolridge

Dee+Woolridge+214

On today’s episode, I chat with Dee Woolridge, a naval officer turned author, inspirational healer, and author of, “The Resilient You”! Dee is an expert on mindset, communication, and resilience. Her life story is full of ups and downs that helped her navigate life through a heart-centred healing approach and new ways to connect with her spiritual self.

Having gone through many traumatic moments in her life, ranging from a cancer diagnosis to the premature birth of her daughter, Dee was able to…

Read more…

Creating New Holiday Traditions After Divorce

file

Divorce brings major changes into your family life, including how you choose to celebrate the holidays. Most families wind up holding onto some of their old traditions while introducing some new innovations. However you go about celebrating the holidays, intentionality is key.

If you're looking to smooth your transition at holiday time, here are steps you can take with your kids to make the season better for everybody.

1. Arrange for holiday visitation in advance. Address visitation in writing…

Read more…

The values within you at the very core of who you are

file

What I value makes me who I am. Spirituality, family, health, giving… They give me purpose. They fuel my inner guidance and outer confidence.

The values within you at the very core of who you are. They are the building blocks; the foundations and cornerstones for you. Things like respect, progress, family, fun, nature, achievement, or freedom.

When you find yourself feeling angry, frustrated, demotivated, or deflated around situations or people it may because one or more of your values is bein…

Read more…

Your Confidence Muscle May Need Some Exercise

file

Confidence is a muscle, and like any muscle, you need to exercise it so that it doesn’t atrophy. The problem is that unlike your biceps or glutes, which tend to stay in the same place, your confidence muscle can be harder to find.

How do you develop your biceps or firm up your glutes?

By doing exercises that are designed to work that muscle over a period of time until you see the results you were looking for.

It’s just the same with confidence.

Let’s say that you’re the kind of person that d…

Read more…

Living on Purpose: One Rock at a Time

file

A few summers ago I went to Sedona, AZ where I spent a week relaxing, re-energizing and revisiting the key values in my life. In this magical place are rock formations to climb and commune with nature and spirit. I decided to take a hike up one of the formations called Bell Rock.

The climb was a pleasant and beautiful experience.

On the way down I was in a hurry to get back to my car when I would meet up with my friend who I had come with. I was going too fast for the terrain that I nearly fel…

Read more…

Making Their Day Makes Yours

file

Just wondering. What do you do to make someone’s day?

I make a point of reaching out to people to let them know I’m thinking of them. I may not have an hour to chat on the phone when people pop in my head, but I have time for a text or an inbox message to let them know they matter.

Take my word for it. Treating others this way is really fun. You feel just as good as they do. When you make someone’s day, it bounces back to you. It's a great feeling to witness their joy and surprise. Especially …

Read more…