Savour the journey

A couple of weeks ago, I hiked Gros Piton, a mountain, on St Lucia. I’ve hiked mountains before, but I don’t think I’ve ever encountered one like this. Gros Piton was steep, rugged, un-groomed and of course, the weather was hot and humid! We started out in a small...

This isn’t about luck

If you follow me on Facebook, you might be aware I spent the past week in St Lucia on a retreat. It was not a vacation, as I didn’t spend any time at the beach, go snorkelling, or doing other tourist-like things. This retreat was work I was doing for myself to find...

Stop being grateful …

In the past week, I noticed a significant surge of people posting what they’re grateful for. The surge is understandable given this past week was the US Thanksgiving.  I love reading these posts whether they come from the heart, or they are a reshare of a...

The power of acknowledgement

One of the skills I use while coaching is acknowledgment. It’s a pretty simple skill to learn, and it works like this “I acknowledge you for …” followed by a heartfelt statement. For example: Rosie, I acknowledge you for the strength I see you in you, as you grab life...