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The BAD MOTHER

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:49+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Divorce Self-Help, Parenting and Finances, Self-Help|

Have you ever thought of yourself as a bad mother? I know I have. In fact, "I'm a bad mother" is a like a tagline that accompanies all my parenting mistakes. Despite knowing that parenting is challenging and I couldn't possibly be expected to get it right the first time (especially as I don't research [...]

It’s All Blame’s Fault

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:49+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Divorce Self-Help, Self-Help|

I like to find answers to the problems in life. I realize that this is impossible and I will drive myself crazy trying to find one answer to life but this week I really feel like I'm getting close. Really.  Close.   This week I've decided that when we get into a rough patch it's all [...]

Dating and Paying

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Financial Self-Help, Self-Help|

I have a few friends that are in the dating stage of their lives right now.  It is a fascinating topic of conversation. Of course, being me, I find the money part particularly interesting. How come? Well, pretty much every girlfriend I have claims that it is the guy's obligation to pay for dinner and [...]

The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Money. Part 3 – I Will Never Be Able to Retire

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Financial Self-Help, Self-Help|

Retirement takes up a lot of space in society's consciousness.  It dominates the financial stories we tend to hear about. That is what we are all mostly saving for right? Retirement. Talk about retirement is particularly prevalent right now as the deadline for RRSP contributions for the 2015 tax year is fast approaching and so [...]

The Stories We Tell Ourselves About Money. Part 2: I Don’t Deserve It

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Beginning Again, Financial Personalities, Financial Self-Help, Self-Help|

I am curious about the stories people tell themselves about money. I have been gaining self-awareness about how my stories have majorly impacted my life and so I was interested to learn if other's stories have had the same impact on their own lives. A friend kindly offered to share her story with me. She already [...]

Shifting the Stories We Tell Ourselves

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Divorce Self-Help, Self-Help|

I think our beliefs and the stories we tell ourselves drive our lives. It is what your head is telling you that determines if you will have a good day or bad day. Yes, I believe we manifest our destiny by our beliefs. I came to this realization after a lot of self-reflection. What is it that makes [...]

Work Life Balance

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:50+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Self-Help|

Do you have your own business? Are you contemplating starting your own business? I recommend you think about putting structures into place to maintain work-life balance. Or not. Yeah, I'm conflicted about this. I love my job. I love it so much that other things have basically flown out the window. Today someone asked me [...]