How about a Little Inspiration?

Go ahead a take a deep breath and get a little inspiration… no, seriously, stop reading and go ahead and take a deep breath, maybe even 2. What is it like to get some inspiration? Of course, we initially think of inspiration as the process of doing something creative that stimulates us. That, of course, is the philosophical definition of inspiration but the physiological definition is the taking in of a breath of air, an inhalation. I was talking with...

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Assess Your Stress

These are challenging times and I’m hearing from more and more clients in the workplace about how stressed they feel. It seems the major issue hinges on uncertainty; How can I stay safe from the Corona Virus?Is this recession going to get deeper and is my job secure? Will my kids be going back to school and if not, how will I balance work and home…and I don’t even want to start thinking about politics! In part related to our work...

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The 2020 Word of the Year

I’m declaring “Mindfulness” as my 2020 word of the year. I know what you’re thinking. The 2020 word of the year should be Pandemic, or Covid-19 or I Hate This (that’s 3 words however). I’m preferring to take the high road and consider how well we’ve all done during this crisis. We’ve adjusted to a lot of changes over these past 5 months. Working from home, having kids scampering around underfoot, learning new technologies. and helping each other out whether...

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Sniffing the Future

Like most dogs, Cody likes to stick his head out the window when we are driving around town. News reports will tell you that dogs do this because they love the rush of wind on their face and like to let jowls flap and ear fly. Given that Cody’s olfactory senses have mine outnumbered by a factor of 50:1,  I think there is another element in play. Cody may be using his snout to predict the future; He has an...

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