Category Archives: Growth Mindset

More Joy – From Natasha Bedingfield’s Song “Unwritten”

I am not on top of pop culture – I rely on my family to keep me up to date, so I only really noticed this song: Unwritten, by Natasha Bedingfield (2004), in November when it was played as part of the Feminine Power Mastery course I am taking. I loved the song as soon…

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Finding Joy, Despite XYZ Stresses

Did any of you see this article by Gillian Livingston in the Globe and Mail last weekend about the study on stress: Survey Says: We’re Stressed (and not loving it)? So many of us are stressed way beyond our comfort zone. Some stress is good, but too much and unrelenting stress is bad, in a…

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Highlights from “Overwhelmed: Work Love and Play When No One Has The Time” by Brigid Schulte

Overwhelm… That mix of feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, fragmented, even despairing, is a common theme among many women I speak to and coach, and something I have struggled with too.   Early into reading Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has The Time by Brigid Schulte,  I knew that I would write a blog post…

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Becoming your own best friend (“OBF”)

At one time or another, many of us feel stuck in a rut, wanting to grow into our bigger, better selves, but not knowing how.  This can feel lonely, and scary too, since growing means changing, and changing tends to feel scary more often than not.   We might wonder: “Will people still like me?  Will…

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Self-Compassion and The Growth Mindset: A potent combination!

  Have you been feeling pretty disappointed with yourself or others are around you lately? Or frustrated? Or stuck?  If so, paying attention to how you can be more self-compassionate could be a real balm for you.   Now, you may think that you don’t have time to be self-compassionate – that it is too self-indulgent….

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