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Want More Time? Here’s How to Make it Happen.

I’m busy these days. Stupid busy. You know the kind of busy I’m talking about, probably because you have your ...
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4 things #MeToo has me thinking about as a parent

I remember when I found out I was having a daughter, I was thrilled… and I was worried. Like most ...
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How To Live in a Heartbreaking World

Every day there is another news story that devastates me. Fires and floods, hurricanes and earthquakes, and more recently - ...
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Abandoned farmhouse sits on a flat horizon, menacing storm clouds overhead, Saskatchewan - Photo by David Innes

How to triple your productivity

Last year I was coaching an executive team who shared with me their motto of ‘80% is good enough’. Their ...
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Red bicycle leans against tree, Saint- Sauveur, Quebec - Photo by David Innes

How to accomplish what really matters in spite of your to-do list

If you are anything like me, your to-do list is probably three pages long and it is like a many-headed ...
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Want to live with fewer regrets? Try these three things:

I am a woman who looks back on life with very few regrets. Want to know how I did it? ...
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A tree, bare of leaves in mid autumn, takes on a mystical sheen in the late afternoon light - Photo by David Innes

What to do when Mother’s Day feels hard

Wherever you go around this time of year, Mother’s Day is front and centre – on Facebook everyone is posting ...
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Clear blue sky is reflected in the deeper blue still water of Lake Helen McKenzie,in Strathcona Provincial Park, Vancouver Island BC Canada at dusk. A backlit rolling black treeline is silhouetted in the upper half of the image, with the blue of the sky above and the deeper blue hue of the lake below. - Photo by David Innes

10 surprising ways you can reduce your stress right now

May 1-7 is Mental Health Week in Canada and all of May is Mental Health Month in the US so I ...
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If it’s not going to matter in 5 years, don’t spend more than 5 minutes being upset by it.

Want less stress in your life? Try this:

If you have a job or children or aging parents or health challenges or a relationship or bills to pay, ...
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Photo by David Innes

The legacy we leave

Last week I was lucky enough to go to a Lyle Lovett concert. It was amazing. It also felt a ...
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