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The secret to turning caregiver guilt into caregiver wellness!

February 14th, 2017


I was raised in a family who used guilt as a motivation technique. I say that a bit in tongue and cheek but there are situations in which guilt is used to drive us into action or as a form …


Parenting Tips on Raising a Child with a Mental Illness – Part 1

February 6th, 2017

Many of my listeners have heard me discuss my family and I have mentioned my son. When I was pregnant with him, I was sick a lot and now I wonder if that was because he was feeling unsettled, even …


Finding Life’s “Sweet Spots”

January 31st, 2017

Most of the time when I speak to my friends, family or colleagues and ask them how they are doing, there is a standard and quick “Good, thanks.” But when we take a moment to really talk about life, I …


This stress is killing me! How to Achieve Health and Wellness for Your Own Sake

January 23rd, 2017

My friend was just telling me a story about how the commute to her job is killing her. She’s spending 10 hours in the car each week and she has no time to decompress. Her nights are spent rushing through …


Follow these 4 steps to achieve success in your personal and professional life!

January 16th, 2017

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There are many moments in each day when many of us question what we’re doing. Am I really a good mother? A good father? A good wife or husband? A good caregiver? A good daughter or son? Am I a …


My colleague is crazy! Understanding and destigmatizing mental illness

January 9th, 2017

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You arrive at work on a Thursday morning as usual to find your colleagues standing around talking. When you approach and ask what’s going on you are shocked to learn that your supervisor has just asked to take an extended …


The Importance of Recognizing and Ending Workplace Bullying

December 19th, 2016

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While driving to work you feel your stomach in knots. You are trying to believe that today will be different. You visualize yourself entering the office, smiling and warmly greeting everyone. You sit down at your desk, boot up your …


Staying Balanced When Life Gets in the Way

December 12th, 2016

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The alarm goes off at 6am. The last thing I want to do is get out of bed but duty calls. Breakfast for the kids, finalize lunch boxes, school drop off, rushing to a work appointment, swinging by the grocery …


Making Your Best Life! Steps to Turn Your Challenges into Triumphs

November 28th, 2016

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I’m from California and when I first moved to Montreal my husband and I had a deal that we would return to my hometown after 10 years. Well, I’ve been here 13 ½ years and there are no signs of …


Technology and Aging – Epic Fail or Match Made in Heaven?

November 22nd, 2016

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How many times a day do you observe someone on their cell phone, scrolling through emails or setting a date in their calendar? Or how about taking a picture, asking Siri a question, or looking for directions? I often wonder …



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