Author Archives: monika

Dealing with Struggle and Overwhelm in Your Life

So many directions, so many decisions, so little time… Does this sound like you? a constant weight on your shoulders lost in the crowd avoid making decisions when you’re not sure of what to do protect yourself so others won’t … Continue reading

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On the Grow

Asking questions is a crucial part of growth.  It makes us think.  We can gain a new perspective on what’s taking place in our lives. Asking the RIGHT questions, however, is one of the keys to our success.  It allows … Continue reading

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Refocus of Attention

It’s Mid-July! Time is flying fast.  In Alberta, we’ve had an enormous amount of rain.  In fact, south of Edmonton, there was so much rain that a large part of Calgary and other surrounding towns were flooded!  There was talk … Continue reading

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Summer Days and Nights

The summer solstice is behind us and we’ve moved into the swing of the summer season. This is a great time to take stock and assess how your goals and aims are going mid-way through the year.  Would you like … Continue reading

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Expanded Connections! – Launching a Newsletter

As I get more comfortable with blogging, expressing my views and life coaching, what once was new and almost daunting has become familiar and comfortable.  From my experience in teaching in the public school system, I found it beneficial (though … Continue reading

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The Winds of Change

#20 People can and do change.  Change is inevitable.  As we go through life, we acquire experiences, are exposed to different ideas and get enmeshed in pop culture.  Times change.  Styles change.  Seasons change.  Fashion changes.  Society changes and so … Continue reading

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That Old Familiar Place

#19   Do you have a typical “go to” space – an old familiar response place when faced with emotional encounters?  It’s probably a place that you’ve gone to in the past, maybe even since you were a child.  When suddenly … Continue reading

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Stand Tall

#18    Stand tall – don’ you fall.  Stand strong so you can last long. Being labeled a man clarifies and quantifies a list of certain characteristics that a male may have.  Similarly being labeled as a woman conjures up a … Continue reading

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