Toronto

Look where you are for the answer

Its amazing how when we feel like a total failure, and nothing seems to be working that we always look for the outside miracle to send us in the right direction. Actually the place to look to re-start our success is down: right where we are, & who we are , We must develop the…

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Have You Lost Your Way?

A man by the name of Ralph Teetor invented cruise control and ironically he was blind. That’s how I was journeying ahead with my life – stuck on cruise control and blind to the fact that I wasn’t fulfilled in my work. I was determined to make changes. There I was 9 years university, 3…

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Outside In

Outside in is a term I learned about as a theatre student. It means allowing the outside world (for example, the costume or setting or wig) affect the way you (your character) behaves. The opposite is the term ‘inside out’ meaning letting how you (the character) feels affect his/her behavior. In life, I used to…

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Top 10 Lessons For a Happy Life

About a year ago, I turned 50. I plan to live to at least 100 years of age. That means I’m halfway done! I’ve learned a lot in my first 50 years. Here are 10 simple, but powerful lessons that I’ll carry with me into the next 50 years. I know they’ll serve me well.…

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Reclaim your Power to Change your World

We all have a story or stories that are defining our lives right now. I believe one important element of healing emotionally, mentally and physically is to step through our stories and heal the emotions that are keeping us stuck. This is where true personal transformation is possible. This is where we can reclaim our…

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Love from Loss

Imagine, just for a moment, that you are on the cusp of a major life transition. One that might radically change the way you are perceived by the world. It could be a career change, a new relationship, a move. Any number of life changes, big and small, can have a significant, yet unforeseen, impact…

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And the winners are…

momondays’ own mocademy Awards! If you’ve been coming to momondays, you know the story. The first momondays Toronto was held on the second floor of a tiny tearoom. There was no microphone, no stage, no lights… and only 18 people in the audience — half of whom were the speakers. Two years and more than…

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In the woods; then and now.

I am five. I am in the woods in front of my house on the south side of Grand Island, NY. It’s winter and the forest is hushed with a muffle of snow. The trees are black and bare, like spiders against the pewter sky. I am captivated by the silence and intimacy. It’s like…

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Being Open

The Rolling Stones sang “You can’t always get what you want, but you just might find you get what you need”. As a young woman I asked an Astrologer to help me find a goal. What he saw as my career path did not appeal to me at all, at all, at all. I initially…

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