Fresh starts, new opportunities

With Labour Day weekend over, today feels like New Years day to me.  For so many years of my life the Tuesday after labour day was significant.  Perhaps I was starting something new like a new school year, or a new program at University, or teaching a new class.  Perhaps I was sending the kids off to a … Continue reading Fresh starts, new opportunities

Time away from mind chatter

What a beautiful morning!  I love the sounds of the birds, the glow of the sun through not-so-humid air, and the greenery dappled with bursts of multi-coloured blooms all over.  Ahhh summer! Here we are in the peak weeks of summer vacation.  We look forward to time away from the usual.  While for some that … Continue reading Time away from mind chatter

Retreat: Earlybird price ends Friday July 17th midnight

This is just a friendly reminder that the early bird special price for the Retreat Self Care -- Soul Care ends at midnight July 17th.  On the 18th the price will go up from $265 to $295. Your spot and the rate can be held for you by registering with a $100 non-refundable deposit.  The … Continue reading Retreat: Earlybird price ends Friday July 17th midnight

Personal Change and You

First let me tell you about the fall Retreat:  Self care, Soul Care I am delighted to share with you the opportunity to attend a small group weekend retreat close to Owen Sound in this beautiful setting.  This is an opportunity to catch your breath, reflect inwardly through some group discussions, writing exercises, walks in … Continue reading Personal Change and You

Self care – Soul care Retreat

I am very excited about the up coming retreat especially after my visit to the Russet Hill House facility and property last weekend.  Those who have signed up will be delighted with the warm, cosy, clean, spacious house and the 100 acres of rolling hills with a stream and trees.  WOW!!!  I can hardly wait. Why … Continue reading Self care – Soul care Retreat

Courage: it is Heartfelt and Meaningful

I am fascinated by the book called Daring Greatly by Brene Brown.  I can't even begin to capture all that she writes about in this short blog.  It obviously touches a deep place in me and my own growth over my long life span.  About me personally and my relationship with loved ones.  She tends to … Continue reading Courage: it is Heartfelt and Meaningful

Courage: noticing, acknowledging, and feeling it’s strength

Following a teleseminar by Lance Secretan, I used discussion of courage in a retreat exercise.  People formed small groups of three and shared a challenging experience from the past.  Only this time they were to share it noticing and acknowledging the courage they had in moving through the experience. Following the exercise we discussed what … Continue reading Courage: noticing, acknowledging, and feeling it’s strength