Category: Perseverence

Zone Into Your Purpose in Life! or Just Start Heading in Unplanned Directions and See What Happens!

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience…

Learning to Reframe Adversity: Yes Bad Things are Terrible, but so is Giving Away Your Power!

Reframing adversity is not about pretending that something did not happen, it is about accepting the reality of it, “yup, that happened” -> “this is horrible” -> “poor me” -> “I don’t love this feeling of being out of control” -> “Now what can…

Coping, it’s Not the F-Word!

It is this time of year that really gets me thinking of what people do to get through tough times. It can be a difficult month for so many people. What I have noticed is that people seem to use the word “coping” like…

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…

Whoops! Been Procrastinating? Channel Your Inner Badass!

Well, if you are a student you have probably had a pretty great two weeks of slowly getting back into the academic game and hanging with friends (maybe partying a wee bit too). But hey, you have had no assignments due, so what’s the…

Wanna Change? Give Mistakes a Huge Hug!

Last week I wrote about Prospective Hindsight as a means to better manage our lives by understanding our behavioural patterns. If you missed it, take a moment to take a peak, especially the advice delivered by a 4 year old around goal setting and…

Prospective Hindsight: Fancy Word for “How to Set Yourself Up for Success in 2017”

Well it is 2017! Happy New Year! This is the time of year that many people view as a fresh start, a moment in their life to try their hand at changing things in their life for the better, setting new goals, taking risks…