Parenting Attitudes Change. I don't think that I liked my parents much growing up. They were always telling me what to do...Always treating my brother better than me...And they never let me do anything that I wanted to... It's funny, but I heard my own children say much of the same things, even though when I was a … [Read more...] about Parenting Is Stressful and Hard
Archives for July 2020
Wow, is it hot. 44 degrees C with humidity. Thanks to one of the most loved modern inventions those of us experiencing a heat wave are sitting cool in our offices, driving with the windows up, or lounging comfortably inside our homes. Not me...I think I am one of the few who doesn't love air conditioning. Air Conditioning and Stress I hate … [Read more...] about Air Conditioning: Appreciation or Annoyance?
Should've... Could've... Would've It can be hard to release the regret. We replay situations. ...I should have taken that other job. ...Should have talked to my friends before I spent all that time and energy. With that, I could have bought the blue one instead of the black one. ...I should have just left it alone. Most of … [Read more...] about Release The Regret: Toss Away The Could’ves and Should’ves
Stress and Boredom "I'm bored, there's nothing to do". We generally expect that as summer vacation moves through the weeks, that this expression of boredom will be a familiar complaint. However, this year is different. Our children have been home for months and like our kids, many parents are tired of dealing with stress and … [Read more...] about Anti-boredom: Tips To Combat Stress and Boredom
"It is a gorgeous July morning. My children are outside playing. I have finished watering my newly planted grass seed and now it is time to focus on my business. I am finally feeling like my life is in balance". Life In Balance Builds Resiliency This moment was a reflection on life that I had several years ago. It didn't mean that my life wasn't … [Read more...] about Celebrating Life In Balance
We know that there is one fear that many people share. Fears around public speaking. Fear and Public Speaking Maybe you have this fear? You feel light headed, your palms get sweaty, and your stomach has tied itself into knots. You feel like running away rather than stand up and speak to your audience, team, or colleagues. We call this distinct … [Read more...] about How to Overcome Public Speaking Fear