How to Approach Taking Risks in Your Life and Work

How to approach taking risks in your life and work

When you want to do something in your life or work that feels like a bit of a risk, it can feel daunting and scary. Those feelings can become so consuming that they can stop you from taking the action that would move you forward through the risk, to the result you want. So it is useful to have an approach to taking risks that will help reduce those feelings so that they don’t hold you back or stop you from shooting for the results, change … [Read more...]

8 things to do when you feel stuck in your life or work

8 things to do when you feel stuck in your life or work

Feeling stuck in some area of your life or work sucks. It can make you feel out of control of your life, frustrated, unfulfilled, unhappy and that the life and results you really want are passing you by, or out of reach. But I would encourage you to consider the possibility that feeling stuck isn’t necessarily the problem. Let me explain: Feeling stuck is something that happens to pretty much all of us at some stage in our life, for one … [Read more...]

27 things that help you design the life and results you really want

Retreat and reflections on creating change in life in the Canadian Rockies

I recently celebrated my 50th birthday. As part of the celebrations, my family and I took a trip to the Canadian Rockies. During our trip I spent some time reflecting on the many things that have been helpful in designing the life, work and results I really wanted over the years. Here are some of the things that came out of that reflection: 27 things that help you design the life and results you really want. 1. Get clear on your values and … [Read more...]

Why choosing to take a step back can change your life

A sabbatical could change your life

I am taking a bit of a sabbatical in the weeks running up to my 50th birthday. I have never taken a sabbatical before. This is nothing to do with any negativity about turning fifty or any kind of midlife crisis. Quite the opposite. I am actually genuinely excited about the next chapter of my life. To me, age is just a number. Nothing more. So all is good, and I am ready and excited for the fabulous fifties! Taking a step back from … [Read more...]