goal setting, habit-building, Life Coaching, Managing Anxiety & Overwhelm, worksheets

Our Life Well Lived: Day Planner

A few years ago, after trying several different day planners, I found that nothing was really meeting my needs. To solve this problem, I decided to create my own JUST the way that I wanted it. My "musts" ... month-at-a-glance ... this included a calendar, plus a blank page nearby for notes, plans, goals, things… Continue reading Our Life Well Lived: Day Planner

Eating Well, goal setting, Growth, Health, Self-Improvement

A Series of Teeny, Tiny Baby Steps

I started the year 2021 “sick.” Not debilitatingly sick (thankfully), but sick nonetheless. I was battling some serious ongoing digestive issues. During my Life Plan review at the very end of 2021, I committed to getting this “sickness” thing sorted out.  Looking back, the journey was a little long ... a little tedious … to… Continue reading A Series of Teeny, Tiny Baby Steps

advice, Challenges, goal setting, habit-building, Identity


This week, “quitting” has been at the forefront of my mind. Initially, when considering quitting, a slurry of condemning phrases swirls in my mind.  You’re such a quitter! What a loser! Winners never quit! You never stick with anything! After the initial onslaught of condemnation though and some more careful consideration of quitting, I found… Continue reading Quitting

celebrating, gratitude

A Few of My Thanksgiving Favourites

Thanksgiving is one of my favourite Canadian holidays. For most, it's about the turkey and the pumpkin pie. For others, it's the opportunity to gather with family and friends. While these things are great, I personally LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the opportunity to focus on giving thanks ... the chance to count our many blessings ...… Continue reading A Few of My Thanksgiving Favourites

works-for-me wednesday

Works-for-Me Wednesday: Pack Lunches the Night Before

It’s Works-for-Me Wednesday! This means it’s time for me to share something with all of you that “works for me”! Perhaps, if it works for me, it will work for you too! Today’s “works-for-me” tip is ... pack lunches the night before! As we approach the one-month mark of “back to school,” this “new” habit… Continue reading Works-for-Me Wednesday: Pack Lunches the Night Before