Let me introduce myself: I am the founder of a Canadian charity called Shift Happens Coaching. I have spent the past eight years with my head down, hammering pegs into holes, building a strong foundation on which this organization can stand. The work I have been doing is important and it is not for the faint of heart. To achieve charitable status is momentous. To say I wanted to quit many times would be an understatement. What kept me going were the faces and voices of the vu
As we enter the holiday season, it seems our best laid plans for self-care, enforcing personal boundaries and new regimes seem to go out the window. Steadfast commitments to meditate, exercise, find a new job, write the book, or even sit for the catch-up conversation seem to dissolve into the too frequent refrain: "There's not enough time". Suddenly, taskmaster clients feel like victims of their schedules, claiming that they "don't have a minute to breath" and that they are "