Is Busy Your New Normal? 5 Strategies to Fit In Much-Needed “Me” Time

Back in March when the whole world shut down, once I got over the initial shock over the fact that we were in fact in the middle of a global pandemic, I found myself feeling grateful. Grateful for more time with my family, grateful for the slower pace of life. These slower days were a welcome changeContinue reading “Is Busy Your New Normal? 5 Strategies to Fit In Much-Needed “Me” Time”

The 1% Rule

As human beings we learn every day, all day long. We do this act subconsciously and unconsciously, and that’s simply because learning is a part of life. And so are habits. We are constantly processing cues from our environment and following deeply ingrained habitual routines – some desirable and others not so much. But whatContinue reading “The 1% Rule”

A Shift in Direction

This has been a unique and challenging time for many of us, to say the least.  It has taken me quite some time to process everything that has been going on in the world as we continue to navigate these unchartered waters. The “great pause of 2020” has allowed me the opportunity for some much-needed reflectionContinue reading “A Shift in Direction”

Tips for Making Life Choices Conducive to your Desired Lifestyle – Part 1

One of my favourite quotes comes from J.K. Rowling: “It is our choices that determine our path, far more than our abilities.” I tell this quote to students all the time because I truly believe that anyone can have the ability to live their desired lifestyle, but it is really their choices that will determineContinue reading “Tips for Making Life Choices Conducive to your Desired Lifestyle – Part 1”

How to Juggle Working from Home While Homeschooling Your Children

It is definitely an unprecedented time right now and we are all collectively facing many changes and challenges when it comes to navigating this new landscape. With most school boards officially starting their “Learn from Home” programs this week, I have had many parents reach out to me for tips on how to manage homeschoolingContinue reading “How to Juggle Working from Home While Homeschooling Your Children”

Setting Up Your Space to Work/Study from Home

During these uncertain times, many of us are now working and/or studying from home in an environment that we may not be used to working or studying from! Adjusting to working from home can be challenging. Having a designated space to work in can be helpful for decreasing distractions and increasing both motivation and productivity. Continue reading “Setting Up Your Space to Work/Study from Home”

Preparing for Post-Secondary

Planning to start post-secondary?  Here are some tips from a Learning Strategist who has helped thousands of students succeed! For many students, transitioning from high school to post-secondary can feel quite overwhelming.  Working as a Learning Strategist on a busy campus for the past five years, I’ve met with thousands of students in their firstContinue reading “Preparing for Post-Secondary”


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