Assessing What You Want: Values, Needs & Wants

Review your 5 top values (from the values blog). Remember, your values express what is important to you. They represent who you are: your “essence.” Our needs and wants are often expressions of our values. When you are assessing what you want, it can be really helpful...

Living Your Values

Before completing the exercise on this page, please refer to my previous blog: Values and I Am statements. Complete the exercise of selecting your values from a list and creating I Am statements. Once you have chosen the values that are most important to you, spend...

Values and I Am statements

A life based on your values will bring fulfilment. What is a value? A value is something you hold in high regard. It is a personal principle. It’s what you judge as important in your life. Your values reflect your passion in life.   What values are important to...

Detachment

Detachment is a skill that we can learn to help us feel more peaceful, calm and balanced. And who doesn’t want that?  What is detachment? First of all it isn’t yelling and walking away. It isn’t judging, blaming, crying and walking away. It isn’t saying you hate...

How to Wear Life Like a Loose Garment

The metaphor of wearing life like a loose garment resonated with me many years ago when I was being ultra serious and hard on myself. I felt like I was wearing a heavy overcoat that weighed a ton. Growing up in Canada, I know how burdensome it feels to wear a heavy...