Transitions/Transformation

Why You Should Fail Spectacularly

July 18, 2018 5:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

“Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It's quite simple, really: Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn't at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, so go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember that's where you will find success."

Make September Count!

September 18, 2017 3:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

                    SEIZE THAT OPPORTUNITY   September is here. Kids are back to school and the days are starting to get shorter. The arrival of this month often marks new beginnings with new routines and new energy. And this is what makes it an ideal time to ensure that 2017 ends the way we want it to. With just a third of the year left, here is our opportunity to give one last push toward reaching the goals we set in January. Now is our time. Let’s not wait and end up... View Article

Why Is It So Hard To Change?

August 29, 2017 3:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I have been enjoying the slower pace of summer by reading some interesting books, relevant to my work. One of the books, Changing to Thrive by James and Janice Prochaska, explains the different stages people go through when making important behavioural changes in their lives. I first studied the Prochaska model of change during my master studies some 20 years ago. So much has changed in the world since then, yet their theory of change is still very relevant.   We know that change is typically uncomfortable and hard. It costs us time and effort—and the risk of failure often holds us back. According... View Article

Celebrate motherhood and all the changes that it brings

May 24, 2017 2:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In front of me, as I write this post, are pictures of me over the years with my kids. There they are as newborns, with me looking completely exhausted. Soon they are toddlers, then school-aged and, suddenly, they are taller than me! Each step in their development meant a new stage for both of us. Their needs would change and my role would have to adapt accordingly. This often meant me needing to revisit my values along the way, and often reset my priorities as a result.   I will be honest. I am not a fan of Mother’s Day... View Article