The Bog (aka my blog)
Welcome to my blog, where I post about personal and professional development, thriving after cancer, and various other musings by an Unstuck Duck!
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Ever have a day when you feel like everything you’re doing is a distraction?
I recently accepted the opportunity to be the new Managing Director of the Victoria Chapter of the eWomenNetwork, an international women’s business organization that
It’s amazing how a to-do list can be a double-edged sword. Sometimes it can be a very effective tool to get stuff done. Does a to-do list inspire you?
Money issues. Fears. Racism. Sexism. Misunderstandings. Trauma. These are just some of the pieces of luggage we carry as we travel through life.
What do you want your next 30 years to look like? What’s the most important to you? And, when you look at your life right now, what do you want to change?
What behaviours, habits, choices are non-negotiable to you?
Given that it’s the first day of 2020, many of us are looking at “New Year, New Decade, New Me” types of changes. But what about New Year’s resolutions makes them stick or not stick? I don’t know the stats, but I’d make a guess that more than 80% of resolutions won’t make it past the first week. So how can you make a change in your life that will actually stick?
Coming soon in 2020 – the Unstuck Duck Podcast and Video Interview Series will showcase stories of women who have overcome the Big C, chose to pivot in their lives, and are consciously choosing to thrive after life has thrown them a curveball.
Are you a joiner? I totally am. I say yes to all sorts of things – online offers, courses, volunteer opportunities, leadership positions, social engagements – they’re all networking opportunities right??
Sometimes they are energy drains. Time parasites. Toxic wastelands.
I see you. Smileless in the mall, jostling for parking spots, checking lists, checking bank accounts. I see you. Wearing your Santa hat with your red flannel shirt, looking at socks, and smelling cologne as a last ditch stocking stuffer. Do they even wear cologne? I see you. Stressing yourself silly about one day – one meal even – in the present of that one person in your life that makes everything difficult. Is this what you want? Has anyone asked?
“Pivot – from Survive to Thrive” is a six-week coaching program designed to help women, aged 35-55, go from surviving cancer to thriving in life. As a breast cancer survivor, I have been in your shoes. I went back to work after three years of treatment, only to find that everything had changed. I had changed. I didn’t want to just survive. I chose to thrive.