Time to come home

Yoo Hoo … These are the words my grandmother would call out when she wanted the Hansard kids to come inside … to come back to the house. It was her way of getting our attention in her sing-song voice carrying deep into the woods urging us to come home. To...

Change is a process

Change is inevitable. It is that process of becoming different. It is always a choice.  Sometimes it happens because you choose it. Other times it happens because it chooses you. How to Change with grace … Be open To listening to what others have to say not...

Why are we so mean?

To our own self? There is a common phenomenon, for women especially, that no matter how successful they are – they still talk ‘Trash’ to themselves. You know that little Mean Girl voice inside that only you listen to and respond to and would never say out loud to...

Why do we retreat?

Do you retreat as a way to escape, to withdraw, usually from the everyday challenges at work or at home? Or you may just want to run away from what you perceive as an epic failure you have experienced. You may even think about retreat as a way to seek sanctuary or...

Accessing the Power of Gratitude

The practice of gratitude as a tool for happiness has been in the mainstream for years. Long-term studies support gratitude’s effectiveness, suggesting that a positive, appreciative attitude contributes to greater success in work, greater health, peak performance in...