The Best Way to Greater Happiness? Mental re-framing

The Best Way to Greater Happiness? Mental re-framing

Mental re-framing, the art and skill of looking at a situation or feeling, differently. If you want to be happier this is a skill worth developing. It’s easier than you might think. Thinking being the operative word. You see what you’re thinking about any situation...
Ready To Expand Your World? Diversity Is The Answer

Ready To Expand Your World? Diversity Is The Answer

Diversity. How much of your everyday life or even a part of it, is spent with people who don’t think, act or look like you? Does it matter? It does if you are looking for new opportunities to grow and learn about the world and ultimately, about yourself. And, as we...
Why Growing Means Learning to Say Goodbye

Why Growing Means Learning to Say Goodbye

When I left my home province, I said goodbye, many of them. When I did, I didn’t realize exactly how big a move it was nor the internal shifts to come. This week, I’m present in the psychological shift my son and his partner are making in a continental move. From one...
The Case For Introducing A Little Novelty

The Case For Introducing A Little Novelty

Novelty, and the willingness to try new things, is good for body and mind. While we might say we are perfectly happy sticking to our well versed and predictable patterns of behaviour, science tells us we might want to re-think that. We now know that besides...
Is It Time To Own Your Life Stories?

Is It Time To Own Your Life Stories?

How do you feel about your life stories? Do you even think about your life in terms of stories? As a speaker, I do. Following a recent speech for the members of a T.O.P.S group, I answered questions about a growth mindset. What it is and how it applies to different...