regaining control

Regaining control amid all the busyness of life

Have you ever felt as though you were working so much that you were not in full control of your life? Not only your work life, but also your personal life? I worked with a coach who was skilled at helping his clients to take a step back to understand why they were feeling as […]

good enough

When is “good enough,” Good Enough?

I’ve always been a bit of a perfectionist. At times I have struggled to let go of something until it’s perfect, spending far too long labouring over every word and number at the expense of my sleep, my sanity and the emotions of those around me. I beat myself up when I don’t do things […]

after crisis

What does leading your team look like after a crisis?

Leading through the COVID-19 crisis has been challenging for most of us.  We’ve made it through the emergency phase and now we’re trying to adapt to this new reality and figure out how to keep business moving forward. It’s tricky (and a new kind of stressful) to reassure our team members in uncertain times. Now, […]

attitude of gratitude

An attitude of gratitude for dealing with uncertainty

Feeling overwhelmed and gripped by fear, worry and uncertainty? Trying to navigate this new reality thanks to COVID-19? You’re not alone. One of the most important things we can all do for our mental health is to develop an attitude of gratitude. If that sounds too simple when you’re struggling with working from home, working […]