Letting go: 3 things Cindy Coughlin learned when burning her old diaries

Cindy Coughlin, local HR expert and founder of Thirsting for Change coaching, shared this post recently on her blog and gave us permission to reprint it here. I read it because I appreciate Cindy's growth mindset and honesty so much, in her writing, and because burning one's journals, to me, is a kind of sacrilege. … Continue reading Letting go: 3 things Cindy Coughlin learned when burning her old diaries

How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms

This fantastic article was recently shared on Facebook, and struck me as well worth sharing, if only for this one phenomenal insight: a brain in development can lead to emotional swings. But of course! Sometimes, we don't need to wade into the emotional shitstorm, start slashing at lightning bolts or generating solutions. Sometimes, we just … Continue reading How to Help Teens Weather Their Emotional Storms

Múc and the Importance of Old Growth Forests

I've been thinking about the forests a lot lately. Since attending the opening ceremony for the "We Carry Our Ancestors" exhibit and hearing St'at'imc knowledge and experience from Dr. Lorna Williams. Then spending some quiet time at the exhibit, singing along to the berry picking song playing from a video. Hearing the words of Lorna, … Continue reading Múc and the Importance of Old Growth Forests