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)

Practicing new skills – competence model

One of the discoveries most we make when we are learning new skills is that there is a BIG difference in learning new concepts versus practicing actual skills. This became so clear to me when I began learning to meditate. There are an abundance of books resources and guided meditations out there. Really quite wonderful, … Continue reading Practicing new skills – competence model

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