Tag: emotional intelligence

A Memorable Day in the Great Bear Rainforest

Healthy Mindset – Day 17 This photo is from one of my most memorable days ever. It was on a bear watching trip to the Great Bear Rainforest off the coast of northern British Columbia in June 2013. There were seven of us crammed… Continue Reading “A Memorable Day in the Great Bear Rainforest”

Sidewalk Messages Vol. 2

Healthy Mindset – Day 16 Who doesn’t like a compliment? As the weather gets warmer here, I’m looking forward to documenting even more sidewalk art and seeing more positive, hopeful messages like this. Looking for sidewalk chalk art in the neighbourhood has seriously brightened… Continue Reading “Sidewalk Messages Vol. 2”

listening to the waves (videos attached)

Healthy Mindset – Day 14 & 15 My happy place is watching the sunset at Kaanapali Beach on Maui and listening to the waves…what’s your happy place? “Close your eyes and imagine you are lying down on an empty, warm, sandy beach. Hear the… Continue Reading “listening to the waves (videos attached)”

getting my hands dirty

Healthy Mindset – Day 12 It was 12 degrees (celsius) on the weekend, and in the sun, it felt more like 25 degrees. That got me dreaming of gardening. Once the warm weather hits, I predict gardening is going to replace bread baking as… Continue Reading “getting my hands dirty”

Thoughts on Resilience

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lena Horne Healthy Mindset – Day 11 I’m an over-thinker. Are you? Do you also absorb information deeply and feel things deeply? Does it sometimes cause you to dwell on… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Resilience”

enjoying a cozy, grey day

Healthy Mindset – Day 10 It was raining and snowing all morning and now it’s just grey and windy outside, so today it feels perfectly normal to stay inside, get cozy and have that extra cup of coffee. My routine has been to write… Continue Reading “enjoying a cozy, grey day”

Healthy mindset – Day 3

I’ve seen a few different ways that individuals and families are trying to keep a sense of community while homebound like turning their Christmas lights back, sidewalk art with chalk or displaying hearts in windows. I like the the last one. When I went… Continue Reading “Healthy mindset – Day 3”

Healthy Mindset – Day 1

Adaptability. It’s a skill that most of us can now add to our résumés! We’ve all had to find ways to adapt to the world around us that is changing every day. There is new information to absorb and put into practice; changes and… Continue Reading “Healthy Mindset – Day 1”