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The Upside of Getting it Wrong

Truth Byte #58  “It’s okay to make mistakes you can learn from.”   As a recovered perfectionist, I had a hard time believing it’s okay to make mistakes for decades. I believed, deep inside myself, that mistakes were the result of poor self-control or a lack of planning or some personal weakness finally come to…
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Five Ways to Stay Stuck

Truth Byte #57  “Change and growth are different things.”   The one constant in life is change. Kids grow taller, wear and tear impacts our highways, and our bodies age.  Change happens with the passage of time. It’s just Nature’s law.  However, change does not necessarily predict growth, especially when it comes to people. Let…
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How Yoga Saved my Baby

Truth Byte #56   “It’s better to bend than to break.”   I have been learning the last few weeks about flexibility. I get moving in a certain direction, and then I have to pivot, to quickly and effortlessly turn on the spot as Life throws me an unexpected, better opportunity.   I know, it’s…
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The End of an Era

Truth Byte #55   “Everyone changes, even you.”   For a long time, I used to wonder whether people could change.  I would have late-night debates with my friends from university about whether lasting change is possible, or if people just put on a show to win whatever life goal they are grasping for without…
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Finding Fun in Food and Paint

Truth Byte #54    “It was always supposed to be fun.”   When I was a kid, everything was so much fun.  Whether it was playing in the forest behind my house, late-night-hide-and-seek with the neighbourhood kids, or Disney movie marathons, my life was so full and rich and fun.  Even the summer I spent…
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Befriending that Voice

Truth Byte #53   “Even in partnership, you must learn to walk alone.”   I have an incredible husband. Despite my drama stories to the contrary, he is the most patient, steady, loveable, and supportive guy I know. He rides with me on the roller-coaster of parenthood, the stormy ship of entrepreneurship, and the oft…
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Sparkly Yet Spiritual

Truth Byte #51 “You can’t move forward with a split mind.”   For years, we have wanted things. New houses, cars, fancy clothes, the newest tech gadget, a happy wife, a thriving career, a caring boss, a baby, or the next child, or a pet. Some of us get these things and are thrilled. Some…
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If It’s Not Fun…

Truth Byte #50  “If it’s not inspired, it’s just busy work.”   I used to be a really busy person.  I rushed around from one thing to another, always feeling like I was squeezing in life between events. Even when I was with people I Ioved being around, my mind would flit on to the…
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