My magic making corner: Art, astrology and inspirational books, fresh peonies, tarot and oracle decks, a handwritten golden vision card and a diary to record my thoughts. All covering an air duct, much nicer to look at!
The first Parent-Friendly Professional Development Pop Up Event I hosted in May 2018 – I went on to host a few more events before the pandemic and now it’s a virtual community with plans to spread across the country through Startup Canada Communities.
Thanks to modern technology, I could livestream from my home office in Ottawa across multiple countries in real time, facilitate chat with attendees and live Tweet, while Nana looked after my two kids at home.
Mother Nature threw us a curveball the day before but definitely delivered a wonderful pre Summer Solstice celebration.
Since birth, throughout the infant, toddler and now school age stage, I’ve been nurturing an appreciation for small business, good coffee, the arts and impromptu on street performances in both our first home (London, England) and our current home (Ottawa, Canada).
This is where I’m pretending I am spending most of my sunny days when I close my eyes: On a beach, with nowhere to be and hair that stays in a bun.
Less than one month after sharing my podcast workflow on this blog and my social media, I’m now presenting it as an online webinar and workshop. This my friends, is the beauty of sharing your work, showing up and trusting in the timing of things.
Pleasure over pressure: In the words of Rebecca Campbell, this is how I’ve been feeling over the past year and a half.
The five-day 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. work week hasn’t been designed to uplift everyone. That’s why it needs to be reinvented and I refuse to squeeze my life into it. I value flexibility and so do many other people, parents or not.