Figuring Out Friendships – Series Part 2: How do you make friends?

(especially when you are older) Making friends is like dating. Two strangers meeting – either consciously or coincidentally, either hitting it off or barely getting through small talk. Sometimes there is a spark and sometimes there isn’t. This part of two strangers meeting is the most vital part – somehow at some time, you mustContinue reading “Figuring Out Friendships – Series Part 2: How do you make friends?”

Figuring Out Friendships – Series Part 1

Why don’t we talk about Friendships? Managing friendships is something that is rarely talked about. Psychologists often deal with family dynamics, coaches (like me) with self love, there are many books on romantic relationships and how to deal with any differences. Even books on parenting are plentiful. Yet friendships is often a topic that isContinue reading “Figuring Out Friendships – Series Part 1”

Lock down Lifted – Now What?

though many restrictions have been lifted, these uncertainties remain. Not only that, new uncertainties have been added to the pile.I also don’t have a simple “this is how you deal with it” playbook. But here are some things that I have learned, some the hard way, and things people around me have shared

Living with the Guilt Of a White Person

I probably fit every cliche of a white person. When leaving a restaurant I say “Let’s Rock’n’roll”, I get a sunburn while sitting in a car and wearing sunblock, I grew up in a suburb with a back yard with parents who listened to U2 and The Doors. Our neighbourhood was wonderfully wholesome and diverse.Continue reading “Living with the Guilt Of a White Person”

What is a Life Coach? – Sivana Spirit Post

Life Coach is some one that helps you with a goal within a limited time frame. Rather than looking to the past like therapists do, coaches focus on implementing something in the future. Similar to therapists, it’s done with listening, trying out techniques and strategies that life coaches get you to where you want to be.