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Plan To Do Nothing

I have to admit I’m wiggling in my seat right now. I am so excited for my upcoming week off! Yes, I am unplugging and off for a meditation and yoga retreat. My treat! The kind that feeds my soul! How about you? Any plans coming up? Perhaps you’re already on vacation…...

Small Steps to Brain Health

In a recent conference on longevity, I was impressed by a doctor and functional medicine doctor by the name of Dr. Datis Kharrazian. Although everything that came out of his mouth was highly technical (not so for other doctors) I was impressed by how he intertwined...

The Yin and the Yang of Things

The Yin and the Yang of Things

When you’re looking to become more conscious in your life, there are two kinds of modalities that are worth observing: Yin and Yang. To be mindful in all we do, these two “guides” can be helpful in navigating how we show up, whether what we face is a blessing or a...

Be Well? Practice this Emotion…

Be Well? Practice this Emotion…

I was working with a client the other day talking about emotions and how powerful life can be when we learn how to understand and relate to them. My client then asked me which emotion I thought was most powerful in wellness. I told her, gratitude. To give more...

Grey Matters!

Grey Matters!

I know there are many times, like now, where I want to make sure my brain health is in it’s best working order. I rely on my beautiful grey matter a lot and I’m sure you do too. I mean the brain is your “grand conductor” that is constantly working for your mind and...

You Need a Time Out

You Need a Time Out

You may be the person who has back-to-back meetings all week, or you are the person who is rushing yourself and others to appointments, training, or classes. Whatever is the case for you, it seems this might be the new norm in the 21st Century. Socked in with...

Does it Bring You Joy?

Does it Bring You Joy?

I read a book last year called The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. One of the main questions she guides us to ask ourselves about anything we are de-cluttering is, “Does it bring you joy?” After the floods in Montreal, I had to go through an area of...

Deep Work

Deep Work

The other day I decided to note how often I reach for my phone, read emails, check texts, or scroll through social feeds. I counted 56 times in one day! I had to stop in my tracks when I looked at my total and wonder, “How is this impacting my focus and productivity?...

No Place Like Home

No Place Like Home

My clients have a variety of different backgrounds; lawyers, partners in firms, philanthropists, financial managers, advertisers, actors, writers, entrepreneurs, and more. My market niche, as they say, is not a particular profession. Instead, they are people who are...

Are You Being Mindless?

One common factor for all my new clients who are confused by their situation is… they are not present most of the time. They either live heavily in the past or neurotically in the future. When you are not present (attention in the life occurring now), the consequences...

What is my Emotional Quotient?

What is your Emotional Quotient? It’s your capacity to see how your actions and words affect others. It is also the way you respond to the needs and emotions of others. I love this question because I see so many clients who are highly intelligent and have great ideas...

5 Ways Sadness is Good for You

5 Ways Sadness is Good for You

The other day a client came to me and presented with, “I feel sad lately and I don’t know what to do about it.” She further explained that when it comes to sadness she feels uncomfortable and she thinks, “I don’t like this feeling which triggers a whole cascade of, ‘I...

7 Habits to Cultivate Peace

7 Habits to Cultivate Peace

Over the last little while, I’ve been jotting down ideas and thoughts about how to have a peace consciousness. Today I thought I would share these thoughts. But instead of a conversation, I’ve framed my ideas into habits so you can begin to develop your own. Habit #1...

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