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.

Coming out of Lock Down With Social Anxiety

I expect you like most people during this pandemic have been spending a lot of time in your home practicing social distancing measures and some people even quarantine. Many of us have utilized modern technology to eliminate the feeling of isolation and loneliness. Our family is the only person we have actually seen over theContinue reading “Coming out of Lock Down With Social Anxiety”

Is There a Purpose to Productivity?

During these times of a global pandemic, I have never been so aware of the focus on productivity. It ranges from the economy to how you are spending your personal time or how well we are performing at working from home. I have never been so aware of the constant mentioning of constantly doing more,Continue reading “Is There a Purpose to Productivity?”

Living In the Present When It Isn’t Pleasant

Finding Your Best Life During Lock Down Living in the present is a great skill to have. It means instead of focusing on worries in the future and troubles from the past, you live in the moment with your emotions appreciating the good, managing the bad. Not only does being in the present help youContinue reading “Living In the Present When It Isn’t Pleasant”

The Wounds We Carry Every Day

Emotional Baggage No one has had a pain free life. All of us have had some pain inflicted on us either by other people or through traumas that have happened in our lives. We carry these around with us unaware of their existence, like scars on our back we are not able to see andContinue reading “The Wounds We Carry Every Day”

Forbidden Words: Mental Health

It almost sounds counter intuitive to claim “Mental Health” as forbidden words. It has become rather trendy over the last couple of years to mention mental health. Ever since “burn out” became a large issue for employers a couple of years ago, companies are offering webinars and workshops on managing your mental health. Luckily itContinue reading “Forbidden Words: Mental Health”