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Jul 02

Embrace the Adventure: The Importance of Trying New Things

An ‘Improv With Strangers’ class. An immersive 4D gaming experience, complete with a headset and full body armour. A slime tutorial. A trip to Northern Ireland. A walk through an unfamiliar part of the neighbourhood. A new workout program. What do all of these things have in common?  They are new experiences that I have […]

Jun 25

Why I’m Never Satisfied With My Accomplishments

Whether it’s a promotion, losing weight, getting a new car, buying a home or finally finding the right partner—high achievers quickly move onto the next big thing.  Have you experienced hitting those milestones and noticing that the glow quickly fades and you’re back to square one? Why is it that we’re never satisfied with our […]

Jun 18

The Ultimate Test of Mental Fortitude: Golf

  I want to delve into a topic that resonates with many of us: handling frustration when things in sport aren’t going your way. Frustration can be a formidable opponent, capable of undermining our confidence and progress. However, it’s important to remember that even the most accomplished athletes face moments of adversity.  So, I’m going […]

Jun 11

Mental Performance Training Can Proactively Benefit Athlete Mental Health

  Athletes are at a higher risk of being impacted by poor mental health. This is not news and should come as no surprise when you factor in the pressure that athletes face at all levels of the game, from youth to professional.  To top it off, athletes are also less likely to seek help […]

Jun 04

Is Britney Spears the Greatest Thought Leader on 20th Century Work Culture?

  As a person who grew up in the 90s, I listened to a lot of Britney Spears.  Now, you could say her music is a guilty pleasure to me.   What is your guilty pleasure music?  Comment below! What’s most impressive about Britney is not her music or her dance moves but her thought leadership […]

May 28

Growth Mindset in Feedback

The way we communicate with those we lead matters.  I was reminded of this a few days ago, when my youngest son, who is three and a half, had his first ever t-ball practice earlier this week.  Given my line of work, I have become supremely aware of how impactful my words can be on […]

May 21


All moms can relate to the pressure to get things done. Many of us had moms who modeled “doing” over “being” so we get caught up in the same habits and not necessarily being able to see that we have another choice. That was certainly true for me. I lacked key mindset mom skills, especially […]

May 16

Pressure is a Privilege

I’m sure that a lot of you have heard the saying, “pressure is a privilege” I know I have…many times. I remember talking to my parents about being really nervous before games because I felt all this pressure to do well. They never said that ‘pressure was a privilege’ outright, but they used to tell […]

May 11

Small wins are a big deal

Goals are important to have. They create purpose, provide a destination, and inspire us to achieve.   But the end game isn’t everything. It’s supported by a journey that requires intention, focus, discipline and care. Small wins are one element of the journey that, when sufficiently nurtured, can fuel an individual or team toward the […]

May 09

Mental Health Awareness for Professional and Student Athletes

May is Mental Health Awareness month and while it is important to shed light on the impact of mental health for all people, I want to specifically draw attention to the staggering number of athletes that are impacted as well. Global mental health statistics show that 1 in 4 people will be affected by a […]

May 04

Self Awareness: What’s your Social Battery

Introvert? Extrovert? Introverted extrovert? We often use labels like these to explain people’s behaviors and preferences in social situations. Introverts prefer to be on their own but when they are in social settings, they tend to need breaks for alone time. Extroverts are people who characteristically are ‘social butterflies’ and really prefer being around people […]

May 02


What you choose to focus on is one of the most important investments you make each day.    From a mindset perspective, our ability to focus is impacted by a belief system that sets us up to hit the ground running each day thinking we need to do it all. This high achiever mindset orients […]

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