Permission to Rest, It’s OK

Apr 07

Permission to Rest, It’s OK

I’ve spent the last year striving. Working hard. Pushing myself. Achieving goals. Moving forward. Today, I’m learning to choose rest. The alarm conspiracy continues, but is starting to solve itself. During a quiet, restful long weekend to celebrate Easter, I played with my alarms and I’m almost where I need to be. Sunday night I went to bed on time,...

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And the Alarm Clock Conspiracy Continues…

Apr 02

And the Alarm Clock Conspiracy Continues…

Last Friday I finally had to succumb and purchase a new phone, after checking in with several phone repair places in the city with no success, and even HTC itself (which has many attractive repair options for Americans but basically only the most expensive and awkward one for Canadians – costing me over half the price of the phone plus postage even though...

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The Search for the Perfect Morning Alarm (does it have to be that difficult?)

Mar 28

The Search for the Perfect Morning Alarm (does it have to be that difficult?)

I am an extreme morning person who sleeps with an insomniac night owl.  I’m usually getting up just after my best beloved fallen asleep, and I go to bed  just as he’s recovering and catching his second wind after a long day at work. To say this adds challenge to our marriage is an understatement. For me, I tend to bounce out of bed between 4 and 4:30...

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Unplugged.

Mar 26

Unplugged.

If you’ve been keeping up with my blog posts over the past couple of weeks, you’ll know that I’m just slightly obsessed (ahem) with technology. I’m one of those people who never leaves the house without spare cables and multiple charging options (including my funky little solar charger that I got off Kickstarter!) and whose first items in any...

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The Gentle Art of Self Care

Mar 24

The Gentle Art of Self Care

Self-care is one of my big challenges As a solo-preneur, it’s not unusual that I work 6 days a week.  Sometimes 7, though I try to avoid that. The nature of my business is that I need to take work when it comes, and often it comes all at once. Last week I had 3 workshops, a webinar, a coaching session and a full afternoon strategy session with a non-profit....

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