Hi my name is Bekah and I am a recovering perfection-olic. I used to strive for perfection in all areas of my life and continuously feel discouraged when I fell short. Unfortunately I was always let down because everyone knows there is no such thing as perfect! As I got older I realized striving for perfect is not only an unrealistic goal but it’s dangerous. Why? Because when I would not meet my goal of perfection, like most people I would throw the baby out with the bath water. Eventually I changed my goal from perfection to progression. Recently I have … Continue reading Progression not Perfection
Three most common mistakes when it comes to goal setting and achieving A New Year has arrived and resolutions are being formed all around the global. Some people are writing their goals down in detail with clear action points and performance metrics. Others are sharing their goals with friends while sipping a pint. Then of course there are the people who say they do not believe in resolutions but even these people conscious or subconsciously are creating goals somewhere deep in their minds. Unfortunately so many people do not get the satisfaction of achieving their annual goals. So why do … Continue reading Top 3 Fumbles When it Comes to Sticking with Your New Year Resolutions
Hello friends, I hope everyone is having a great holiday season. I am blessed to be having a wonderful week full of family, food and friends. Trying to fit in meditation during the holidays has been interesting, but I have taken time to reflect on how fortunate my family and I are. Gratitude is a big part of my meditation practice and this week thoughts of children around the world keep popping into my head. I realized how fortunate I am to live in Canada. My children are not experiencing their childhood in a war torn country, or a country … Continue reading Holiday thoughts and our plant based vegan challenge starts January 1st!
Action steps for setting and achieving any goal As you guys now I have recently returned to work and I am now switching into business mode and preparing to go full force with my career. In the spirit of new beginnings, I thought I would share with you guys the framework I use for goal setting. It’s something I picked up in grad school and I love it because it’s simple and straight forward. This framework is not exclusively for career goals it could be used for health, fitness or personal goals. I used this framework when I set my … Continue reading How to lose weight, get that promotion or achieve any other goal you may have!
Have you ever gone on vacation with a super healthy friend? You know the type of person who doesn’t eat carbs and is sugar free or maybe vegetarian or even vegan. I have had this experience and at times it felt annoying because I felt pressured to eat better just being in the presence of this healthy person. However by the end of the trip I was happy because I felt great and picked up some good habits. Now days I am that annoying healthy person on a trip…paying it forward. This experience is the basic principal of “you are … Continue reading How To Create A Power Posse
As my return to corporate Canada quickly approaches, I have experienced both excitement and anxiety butterflies. It was always the plan to go back to work, so why do I feel so guilty? I truly enjoy my work and still have so many career goals that I want to see actualized. On the other hand I feel as though I brought Sadie into this world and I should be taking care of her at all times. I assume my anxiety and guilt is not unique and many working mom’s feel this way. I also know from talking to family and … Continue reading Stay at Home Mom versus Career Mom: 5 things to consider before making the big decision
Meditation is no longer a woo woo practice only performed by Buddhist and hippies. Lately more and more high level executives and business owners have been toting the benefits of meditation. The reason is because meditation provides a combination benefits including: lower stress levels, improved cognitive functions, and creative and innovative thinking. So how exactly do these benefits help us achieve more success in our businesses and careers? Let’s break it down. Meditation can be thought of as a sort of mental housekeeping exercise. The mind can become cluttered with so many distracting, negative and useless thoughts and these thoughts … Continue reading Create Success In Your Business or Career With Meditation