Role Playing

Role Playing

We all play roles in our lives.   Are you aware of them? Which roles have you adopted in your professional and personal relationships? The dictionary defines a role as a “function assumed or part played by a person in a particular situation,” but roles are much...
The Importance of Connection

The Importance of Connection

The Lonely Planet   We have all heard so much about the pandemic and its horrible consequences. The isolation, economic hardships, illnesses and deaths have touched every part of the world. In Canada, where I live, you can feel the heaviness that this year of...
Are You Willing to be Courageous?

Are You Willing to be Courageous?

Having the courage to thrive in life’s relationships is so important. I am not a fan of commercial celebrations like Valentine’s Day, but I do believe that we need to take every opportunity to enrich our daily lives with gratitude and joy. In normal years, unlike this...
Would You Rather Be Smart Or Be Right?

Would You Rather Be Smart Or Be Right?

I recently spoke with a client about the idea that it is better to be smart than to be right. Understanding the difference can bring a new perspective into our lives and our relationships.   Being right: Is about proving that you know best and that your position...
Feeling Seen and Acknowledged is a Universal Need

Feeling Seen and Acknowledged is a Universal Need

The Importance of Feeling Seen and Acknowledged My grandmother “Tita Sarita”  as we called her was an amazing woman. She made everyone feel that they were unique and special. I really thought I was her favourite, until one day after she died when I was having...
The Power of No

The Power of No

“No” is a powerful word.  And not always a negative one. In fact, “no” can be quite positive. Saying “no” can liberate and empower us. It can help us move forward. It can strengthen our relationships, clarify our communications, and give us the space we...