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#337 – As an Obliger…

#337 – As an Obliger…

As an Obliger according to the 4 Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin (1), someone who meets external expectations but not internal expectations, I am always reminded that having an accountability partner helps me so much. I’ve been doing an exercise program at home and...
#335 – How Quickly Are You Adapting?

#335 – How Quickly Are You Adapting?

Humans adapt quickly. Once the lockdown was announced, many of the in-person appointments our family had went online. I’m sure it’s been the same for you. I’ve been impressed by the speed that some people have adapted. A friend, Krisztina Balazs (1) who has a dance...
#333 – Feeling All Sorts Of Emotions

#333 – Feeling All Sorts Of Emotions

We’re all processing this new situation in different ways. We’re all going to be feeling all sorts of emotions and that’s ok.  One person said that she was experiencing the 5 stages of the Kübler Ross Grief Cycle Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance...
#332 – It’s Declutter Time   

#332 – It’s Declutter Time   

A lot of you are at home at the moment and I am sure I am not the only one when I say there are plenty of places to declutter in the home. At least there are in my home. As I speak to people, many of them are saying I’m going to Marie Kondo this or they can finally...
#331 – Have You Gained Or Lost Time?

#331 – Have You Gained Or Lost Time?

So we are in “stay at home” mode. Whilst some have gained commute time, others have lost childcare. Some have gained time with their immediate family, others have lost time with their extended family or friends. Some have gained time to reflect, others have lost...
#330 – My First Zapero

#330 – My First Zapero

My friend Cecile Bastien Remy invited me to an online apero last Friday to share in a group of ladies our first week of being at home. On the call, one of the ladies named it a Zapero as it was an apero on Zoom.  We went around each person saying what was challenging...
#329 – Setting The Right Tone

#329 – Setting The Right Tone

“If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed” A few years ago, I watched a video of a Navy Admiral telling people that if they wanted to change the world, they should make their bed. You may have seen it before and I still encourage you to watch it...
#328 – Being A Beginner

#328 – Being A Beginner

When was the last time you felt like you were a beginner with something? Did you like that feeling? I can imagine some of you saying yes and some of you saying no.  Often when we start something new, it can be fun because it’s so different from what we are used to....