Emotions Tag

There has been so much for us to think about in the past few weeks and months. So much is changing and will continue to change. Through all the changes, we want the best for our children and students. We want them to act in a way that will promote respect, kindness...

Children are experiencing a lot of changes during this unprecedented time. They are missing their friends and their extended family. Their routines have been turned upside down. They may be frustrated with staying home and overwhelmed with the conversations around COVID-19.   As a parent, you...

It’s amazing how many photos I have of our dog Finn and yet I find myself taking more. He looks at me as if to say … ‘again … don’t you have anything else to do?’ Sometimes I will walk Finn chatting away. I'm sure the neighbours wonder? He pays attention to...

A Sticky Scenario I have helpful suggestions to implement in your day-to-day, but let’s start with some inner reflection before we get there. Read the following two scenarios and let me know what you think. Scenario # 1: Your child/student asks, “Are you okay?” and...

'You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.' Oprah Winfrey Think about a time you wanted to ask a question and didn’t.  Have you ever avoided asking because you were scared you would hear that one word … it's not yes ...

What a wonderful year! I loved presenting at the schools, conferences and businesses that have invited me to share my UPower message. I have had the opportunity to connect with so many amazing people who believe that emotions matter! Speaking of emotions...

“Resilience: noun The ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change: toughness The ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity. What does it mean to be tough? Or to be elastic as a person? Maybe we bend, but never break. Maybe we...

Believe it’s possible. ⁣Beyond the doubt. ⁣⁣Beyond the “what if’s”. ⁣⁣Beyond your ‘imposter’ feeling.⁣⁣Beyond trying to ‘figure it ALL out in advance.’ ⁣Beyond trying to be perfect. ⁣Beyond that voice in your head that sometimes says ‘you’re not enough.’⁣You are Enough! ⁣⁣Make your UPower voice Prouder, LOUDER than...

The new school year is full of excitement and challenges. Young people may worry about fitting in, liking their teachers and not being in the same class as their friends.  As parents/guardians we have lots to consider – making lunches, homework, extra-curricular activities, after school care...

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