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An Awkward Moment in the Chemo Ward

“Hey I didn’t die!” (AWKWARD) The oncologist that had treated me for 3 years, who had told me I wasn’t going to survive my cancer, nodded his head and began to walk away. There I was in the very same treatment rooms at the Health Sciences Centre where I’d sat for nearly 300 hundred hours […]

Are You a Good Starter?

But Don’t Love Following Through? As a woman entrepreneur you have that ‘breaking ground’ energy. You like the excitement of newness – new territory, new projects, new collaborations. You have initiative. You’re the brave one who will put in the extra time and energy it takes to get something off of the ground, woohoo!!! But… […]

Are you qualified?

The Question Women Fear It’s the question you are afraid of being asked and are likely always asking yourself, “Are you qualified, who the heck do you think you are?” I hear women express doubts of their qualifications all the time. Like a script. Since my mom passed away New Years Eve especially, I’ve been […]

Are You a Mermaid in a Corporate Disguise?

You’re in good company It took me my whole life to realize that I’m more of a mermaid than I am fully human. Let me explain… Mermaids are half land and half aquatic beings. Yes I know they are considered mythical. I don’t really care if they are or not. Mer energy has visited upon […]

I’m Not Ready :-(

Seeing Through the “I’m Not Ready” Script This a soul-killing, inspiration sucking and self-sabotaging script. And I hear it from the mouths of way too many gifted women, who actually have a tonne to offer. Women are stuck in this place, because it’s a safe place. But it’s not safe at all, it’s a smoke screen […]

Running Your Business By the Moon for MerMavens

4 Ways to Follow Your Instincts to Success I grew up in a climate and a culture on the Canadian ‘wide open’ where every day was the same, “holidays” notwithstanding. Whether it was +30 or -30 degrees C, come Hell, come high water (and we flood on the prairies!), it was business as usual. I […]