Category: Mindset

Stuck? Overwhelmed? Make the 4A’s Your BFF #Resilience

Awareness – Acceptance – Adjustment -Action Spoiler! What you are about to read is not a slag to millennials, but rather a compliment!   Dear Millenials, I know that you take a bunch of criticism from Boomers and GenXers, some if of it deserved…

Trouble Sleeping? Sprinkle a Little Gratitude into Your Life

  Here in Canada, we are celebrating Thanksgiving this weekend. I thought that this would be a great opportunity to get all nerdy on you and present some pretty great reasons to start infusing gratitude in your life. The land that Canada is on…

Academic Self-Efficacy: Upgrading Your NeckTop Computer

Did you know that you are walking around with one of the most amazing computers right on top of your shoulders!?! Yes, your NeckTop Computer! Even this wonderful organic machine needs software upgrades now and then. Teach it how to learn, remember and adapt. By consistently…

Thank You Stress! Another Weird and Wonderful Life Mystery Solved.

This is my last post of 2016 and I thought that I would match the theme to my life at this time. I feel an immense level of gratitude for many things in my life, most I have worked extremely hard for, through much…

Stress! Seriously, You Still Around??!?

  Post #2 of the Stress Management Series Ok, I am going to get briefly serious on y’all, [insert apology in advance ;)] because out-of-control stress can be dangerous to your mental, physical health and self-esteem. The upside, before you start to think this…

Psychological Flexibility: Brain Yoga for Enhancing Motivation

Psychological and emotional flexibility are consistently mentioned in resilience, emotion regulation and stress management research findings. The ability to implement plans B-Z beautifully illustrates the benefits of psychological and emotional flexibility. It is crucial to your physical and mental health. Seriously, this is an important…

Make Good Things Happen

  Ok, today is the day that I am going to ask you to do some thing RADICAL! Fun Right?!?! Well, yes and no, but a super important topic for anyone who wants to grow, heal and move forward in their life. RADICAL ACCEPTANCE…

Still Procrastinating? Oh Yeah! Well Let’s Grow a “Kick Butt” Mindset!

Have you ever heard, “if you want something done fast, ask a busy person?” Well, there is so much truth to this. Have you ever noticed that once you have some momentum going, getting stuff done, that it is easy to just whip through…

YOLO! Adopt the Attitude for Success

Since You Only Live Once….make it good! School is starting soon and it’s time to get mentally prepared. I am sure that you are feeling mixed emotions for sure! Dread, excitement, worry and hopefulness are probably weighing heavy on your mind. Here is a…

So What is it That I am Interested in Again?!!?

Do you ever find yourself wondering “why am I doing this?” or “where is my life going?”. Well, it is a pretty common dilemma amongst us humans, especially young adult humans. Being 17-25yrs old can be so hard at times. Adults think, you are…

Leaning In: Learning to Show Up in Your Own Life

Be the Main Character of Your Life This can be a difficult mindset to develop, but it is definitely easier to live as the person who “leans into their life”, solves their own problems, makes stuff happen and navigates their life from the helm….

Perspective: The Relationship Between Failure and Success

  Inspiration Friday! Last week, I was sent an email from a reader, Bella Campbell, a content coordinator for Online MBA Today. I was so honoured that she reads my blog! She created an inspirational infographic that illustrates the important role failure plays in our success….