Sometimes the Small-Stuff matters… 4 steps to noticing

How to know when you have a green tail… When one person tells you “you have a green tail, you think they’re crazy. When two people tell you “you have a green tail,” you think it’s a conspiracy. When three or more people tell you “you have a green tail,” you turn around and notice. How can you notice your …

Has your New Year’s Resolutions become a Spring Resolution?

It’s never too late to initiate a good intention. Change Requires Awareness and Action You are well into your resolutions of this new-year or are you?  My current article once again examines the notion of Noticing.  To follow through on a well-intended goal and bring about impactful change, you need to notice what it is you want to change or what you want …

Happiness is like a butterfly…

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp but which, if you will sit down quietly may alight upon you.” -Nathaniel Hawthorne I love this perspective on happiness. It’s gentle, patient, welcoming and fully trusting. I once had a dream in which I was a butterfly and I flitted and fluttered in random circular motion …

Inviting Change

For personal change to happen you need to be open to it. Often you may be motivated to change your behaviour when you receive positive and constructive feedback from others. However if there is judgment or a self-righteous flavour attached to the feedback, you can spiral into a defensive response. You want to be accepted unconditionally despite your shortcomings so …