This week on the podcast we’re joined by Brittney Pickett. Brittney shares about her business called Glass Cliff Divas, how she manages the needs of her blended family, postpartum and more.
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Stress. We think about the word and our shoulders tense up, our jaw clenches, our heart rate increases and our breathing goes shallow – or at least most of us do. Stress has a predominantly negative connotation to it, but should it? Is there such a thing as good stress? Yes, yes there is and […]
This week on the podcast I’m joined by Amy Deagle, Founder of the International Network of Nurse Leaders. I actually do some freelance work for Amy, and over the course of working with her for six months I’ve been continually impressed at her drive, her grit and how she overcomes stumbling blocks. In this interview […]
Today on the podcast I get SUPER raw and honest about what it’s like to go through hard times and how you bounce back. I talk about how no matter what you have or where you’re at in life, it’s okay to ask for help, to fall, and to get back up again. I’ve been […]
My very first introduction to Stephanie Hoogveld was through our mutual friend (and previous podcast guest!) Kristen Dyck. It just so happens that Stephanie and I then went on to be in the same ATBx cohort, advancing our small businesses together. As a fan of colourful and vibrant art, Stephanie’s work is right up my […]
This week we talk about one of my favourite strategies for reducing stress.
I first met Amber by attending one of her Barre Body Studio classes – I feared Amber a little bit. Her classes were good, but my buns would be sore for DAYS. Which means it was a great class, obviously. Soon I discovered that Amber runs Calgary Therapy Services, a counselling organization in the CUTEST […]
Today on the podcast I want to talk a little bit about the limitations that we all have on our time, on our energy and how we handle that. The majority of the people that I work with cite overwhelm as their biggest hurdle. There isn’t enough time. There is too much on their plate. […]
I first met Shawna Curry through ATBx. It was mid-way through our program and the organizers brought in Shawna to do a little session on… stress reduction! As a Stress Reduction Coach I geek out on learning from others, particularly those with different backgrounds. Shawna is an RN, the owner of Health Redesigned, a health […]
For the LONGEST time I tied a good 80%+ of my identity to my job. I lived that job. I worked 60 hour weeks. If I was doing well in other peoples’ eyes I was flying high and if I got negative feedback it wrecked me. I cancelled plans with friends and family because I […]