I write this post mere hours after finding out that a friend of mine and former colleague passed away suddenly at age 53. I worked closely with her for a number of years. She was a caring, hard working person, a wife, and the mother of 2 teenage sons.Read More
Life is short and it's shorter for some than others - do you want to gamble on which group you're part of? I've maintained a bucket list since my dad passed away suddenly at age 47. His passing made my then-19-year-old self realize that I'd better make sure I get my fair share of living. My list has evolved over the years, as some aspirations were progressively replace by others, but I can say that it has served as a useful tool to remind me of potential experiences that could enrich my life and help me become a better a person over time.Read More
Have you ever heard the expression "like crabs in a bucket"? If you put crabs in a bucket, they will continuously try to climb over each other to get out of the bucket. The result is that none of them get out. Sometimes, it feels as though we are not all that different but at least we can choose to behave differently. Here are seven strategies you can use to help reduce crab-like tendencies.