Good shoes – a mental health investment

This Sunday I got an itch to go for a run. It was at a time when I noticed myself going to the cupboard, believing I wanted to eat something. In reality, I was not hungry. I was avoiding the task of writing up my ice breaker speech for my Toastmasters meeting scheduled for this … Continue reading Good shoes – a mental health investment

Your abilities and beyond: overcoming failure — Libre Paley (Saturday Share)

What keeps us going through failure and rejection? Not the cheeriest of starts to a post, but I am working my way to a better place. We’ve just had a restructure at work. They’re never much fun. This one was a marathon that ended in those already well positioned get a promotion, and those of […] … Continue reading Your abilities and beyond: overcoming failure — Libre Paley (Saturday Share)

On loving our learning

I just completed my first intensive 3-day weekend of yoga teacher training for the 200-hour certification program through Yoga North. It was an amazing experience, with excellent teachers and 19 students in our class. Women from all walks of life, from one junior in high school to a few of us in our 40's, maybe … Continue reading On loving our learning

The eve of Yoga Teacher Training

I will be starting my Yoga Teacher Training (YTT 200-hour) certification program this Friday. I am brimming with excitement and the slight trepidation that always seems to come from beginning a new endeavor. I am curious about the following: What will this experience be like? What kinds of students will participate? Will I like them? … Continue reading The eve of Yoga Teacher Training

Taking time to reflect

I just finished teaching the final session of my "Nurturing Your Feminine Leadership" course. I had intended to write a post to capture my take-aways from the experience, and some lessons learned about how I might do things differently next time. Then I realized as I was reflecting tonight that overall I am happy and … Continue reading Taking time to reflect