Mentoring

Perspective!

  Today I want to talk about perspective. You see, I have been seeing a lot of crazy posts on social media and it occurred to me that in some cases there is not too much critical thinking going on. What do I mean by that? We all take information in through our five senses and we convert that information to a perception. Here is the thing though! We create our perception based on our life experiences, everything we have learned from the time we are born! The kicker is we then act as if what we just perceived is…
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STOP!

  Just STOP! It is impossible for you to do it all. For some reason when we are being sent home to self-isolate or work from home, there seems to be an increase in people wanting to be able to manage it all. Now they are working from home for their jobs and now have added teaching at home. Add to that all the regular household chores. We need to manage the uncertainty to the best of our ability. “ S “ means safety first. Always keep this in mind. The children are home to be safe. You are home…
Change

Life Changing Training

    As I reflected on my Christmas break, I asked myself what was it about Reality Therapy Training that I liked so much? As I remember back to the days, I was learning the ideas, I was searching for tools to use with youth. I got way more than I thought I would. Not only did I have a process for counselling teens, I also had a new communication process for speaking with almost anyone. We learned about the needs that drive us and the importance of the pictures we have in our head of things that we want.…
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Sex, Libido and Intimacy

    Today I am working on my presentation for a talk I am giving in Saint John on Sunday. I have been asked to talk about Sex, Libido and Intimacy. These are huge subjects to be covered in only ½ hour, but I will do my best to shed some light on the way I see things. This will be at a women’s retreat in Saint John and women have been asking for this information. These are subjects that seem to be hidden even though information is all over the internet these days. The problem is in knowing what…