Let Your Kids Embrace Their ‘Dark Side’

As a parent, and as a person I typically tend to do things differently - separate from the 'norm' and what would be considered 'Rocking The Boat' in many circumstances. Hence the title of this blog - taddaa! I've learned that this 'going against the grain' aspect of my personality and my 'need' as I navigate this world is a way of exploring my Dark Side, giving it some breathing room, and ultimately finding my own truth. This truth may…

Surviving the Shame of Domestic Abuse

Note: I write this article based on my own experience and perspective as a woman with a man, but men can also be the victims in this dynamic and same sex relationships can have this dynamic.   NEW: Part 2 of this article - How to spot the RED FLAGS of an abuser to get out before you get into it. Click HERE Why did I stay? That question replayed and haunted me for years after I found my way out…

‘Community Winners!’ A new Blog Series from a Cue Creative Consulting

Do you know a business that deserves to be recognized for all their hard work in the Community? a Cue Creative Consulting is running a blog series that highlights businesses with supreme community values. These businesses aim to connect and communicate with the citizens and clients who they serve in the community where they operate. This is a fabulous opportunity for any business that could use some extra love for the amazing things they are doing.   Click below to…

Achieve Success by Learning to Fail

Success! That ever elusive word that changes meanings to whomever is speaking it. What does success mean to you? The definition of 'Success' is such: the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. And usually it means the opposite of FAILURE. An aim or purpose can be different for every person. What determines success for each individual is the accomplishments of that aim or purpose. Once you have defined what success means to you, then what? I truly believe that if you…

Do this ONE thing on the weekend for ‘Wellness’

Weekend Wellness As you go about your weekend, I gently remind you to take in everything around you. You may not make it outside, you may even have to work, but that doesn't mean you cannot still be 'in the moment' and breathing in all the awesomeness around you. As part of a Wellness routine, it is paramount to slow down, take in your surroundings and check in to how you are feeling, what sensations you feel and what you…

Milltown Bar – Winning Loyalty with Old Fashioned Service (and a Moat)

Milltown Bar and Grill in Vancouver ( Well, actually Richmond, B.C.)  was a lucky find for me. I was dining at another establishment, posting a pic on Social Media and was directed to this Bar by a follower. The recommendation came with such positivity about the place I could not contain my curiosity to try out something new and ended up going there right from the other place I was currently at. I was not disappointed. Situated regally in the…

Urban Digs – Growing a Healthy Future

An incredible place to not only buy your food, but experience it at the same time. Growing a Healthy Future! This post was pulled from the 'Community Winners' Blog series from a Cue Creative Consulting. And they truly are winners in the Community. Sustainable, organic and committed to the community they serve and global wellness. You MUST drop on by if you have never visited - feed the chickens and hang out with the pigs. They sell Organic meats, vegetables,…

Are you an Empathic Entrepreneur?

Have you ever walked into a room for a networking event, conference or other gathering  and had to deal with suddenly overwhelming feelings and 'sensory input' that seemed a bit over the top? Do you often know what people are feeling, thinking or wanting without them telling you? Have you been told you are a 'Highly Sensitive Person?'  [tweetthis remove_twitter_handles="true" remove_hidden_hashtags="true" remove_hidden_urls="true"]Have you been told you are a 'Highly Sensitive Person?' You might be an Empathic Entrepreneur [/tweetthis] You could…