You have the toes of a leader - I think– Emanuel Darlea, Director, Client Services, ICUC Moderation Services.
Bulking up on 'hope cells'
I was recently given a piece of advice that changed my outlook on things. Maybe it will work for you too. It’s called “Flick the Switch”. In one of the most fantastic friend encounters ever my co-worker, Lindsay Woroniak reminded me that hope exists. Sometimes we get so down on ourselves and so desperate that we neglect who we really are or what we really want. Some might call...
Reactive vs. Directed love - what else?
Here is a new theory I have been working on since yesterday, and oddly enough have Toyota Motor Sales to thank for it. When we are constantly reacting to love, relationships and the emotions of others we sometimes neglect or forget even, the outcomes for which we are hopeful or in need of. We are reacting to love rather than directing it. Who says we can’t take charge in this area of...
So, I have been gone for a while - but I had a horrifying doctors appointment that left me feeling a little unsure of myself. Today is a different story though. Today my sense of humour has returned and I am able to joke about specialists and perhaps one doctor’s inflated sense of knowledge. Can you really know someone and comment on their life after knowing them for five minutes and...
Trust is a toughy
I had an strange weekend - and my mom was out of town. This almost always leads to crying sessions in the shower (because the echo is so good - not really). Don’t feel bad for me though. I really am starting to think that crying is a healthy part of living. And I would rather be full blown with my emotions than have to keep pushing them downward so they don’t spill out. I don’t...
Why Binoculars are an Awesome Gift Idea
A few months back my brother and I were sitting around the family dinner table when my dad announced he had a gift for the two of us. I was pretty excited as my dad has really upped his gift-giving game this year. So when he pulled out these binoculars in Hyundai branded cases - I was nothing but confused. I opened them up and twisted the view so I could see every pore on my brothers face - and...