The Power of NO

In the last decade, a plethora of business and self- improvement books have cropped up – all either extolling the virtues of saying yes or purporting to teach you how to get others to say yes to you. Always the contrarian, I’m going to spend some time explaining why saying ‘no’ has opened my life… Continue reading The Power of NO

Word Wednesday – I resolve…no wait, I don’t.

My daffodils are flourishing.

It’s not much of a secret that I think New Year’s resolutions are a bit of a fool’s game, and not only because I’m already sick of the weight loss and fitness infomercials / advertisements online and on the television. I have nothing against self improvement, but I really wish gyms would have sales year… Continue reading Word Wednesday – I resolve…no wait, I don’t.

Word Wednesday – Not “Just” Anything

This isn’t my usual etymological Word Wednesday post, but is a post about a word and it is Wednesday, and I created Word Wednesday and am free to switch it up as I choose. 🙂 I am an introvert, though I can play the part of an extrovert when needed. At my core, I am… Continue reading Word Wednesday – Not “Just” Anything

Word Wednesday: Nothing if Not Persistent

For those who know me off-line, it comes as no surprise that I characterize myself as persistent and mildly stubborn. It’s not that I don’t like change, it’s that I need time to get used to the idea and adequately prepare myself. I will never be the type of person who heads off on a… Continue reading Word Wednesday: Nothing if Not Persistent

Word Wednesday #BlissDom Canada ’15 edition

My favourite tree in the fall - Love the red and yellow!

It’s no secret that I’m an introvert by nature.  I like people and once I’m comfortable with you, I’ll never shut up, but groups of people, make me seriously nervous. I get overwhelmed and then all I can think about is running away and hiding in a corner. Give me a group big enough that… Continue reading Word Wednesday #BlissDom Canada ’15 edition