Be Kind to Yourself: Accepting Life in a Pandemic

It has been one year since we began to self-isolate in earnest. This pandemic has reminded us that there are very few guarantees in life and that nothing can really be taken for granted. Assumptions we may have made in the past about our future opportunities may no longer be applicable.  Our enjoyment of good …

EFT and Stress Relief

As we enter into week eight of quarantine as a result of COVID-19, some of us may be tearing our hair out and putting on the pounds due to inactivity and emotional eating. There may be a greater compulsion to open up the fridge and cupboards simply out of boredom or anxiety surrounding the unknown. …

Book Launch

Hunkering down during the COVID- 19 pandemic is providing me with the opportunity to turn lemons into lemonade. I am finally getting down to blogging about the launch of my book, Is This All There Is? Living a Life Beyond Obligation which took place back on February 15th.  Not typically a procrastinator, you would think …

Falling in Love with Reading

I can’t tell you how exhilarating the experience of writing Is This All There Is? Living a Life Beyond Obligation was for me…the manifestation of a dream come true, a dream I didn’t even know I had in me until two years ago. I asked myself how a passing thought ended up becoming a 312 …

Why EFT?

Whether or not you tap within the confines of your home, with a group of friends or with an EFT Coach or Practitioner, here are a few effects that you may well experience: EFT or tapping alleviates your need for approval from others and feeling as though you need to be perfect to be worthy, …

Challenging Gender Roles

Generally speaking, women have been socialized to put the needs of others ahead of their own. Societal gender roles largely determine the norms of behaviour for both women and men. In the case of the former, each woman needs to figure out for herself how she can stay true to her authentic self within the …

Self-Acceptance Rather Than Self-Sabotage

Do you ever find that keeping up with this asinine notion (albeit on a sub-conscious level) that you need to be perfect to be acceptable, overly tiring? Do you find that seeking approval from others is completely wearing you down?  It’s incredible to think how much of our energy can go towards keeping up the …

The Benefits of Confidence

I am always amazed when seemingly confident women confide in me how frightened and insecure they really feel about one thing or another and the negative self-talk that drives their insecurities. People I respect tremendously who seem to really have it together reveal that intrusive thoughts and beliefs still creep into their psyche as unwanted …

Dismantling the Myth of Perfection

The quest for perfection and validation is all too common in today’s world. Wanting to be perceived as someone who has it all together drives much of our behaviour on either a conscious or sub-conscious level. Living up to our own high standards proves to us that we are worthy and deserving individuals. Often, not …