Apr 17 2018

Anxiety and Depression 101

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

April 12th I was fortunate to see Lynn Lyons speak for 90 minutes about Anxiety and Depression with kids.  I say fortunate because Lynn is a pro; she’s a talented speaker who keeps the audience engaged through her delivery of content while teaching what she knows.  The ability to share like this is a gift

Apr 10 2018

Gratitude Continues

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals

I couple months ago I posted a blog on daily gratitude and forgiveness.  Last Wednesday, while reviewing my notes from The Beauty of Discomfort by Amanda Lang, I learned even more reasons to practise both gratitude and forgiveness.  To reinforce what I shared in my first post, Amanda has reminded me:   That our mindset

Mar 27 2018

After a While

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

I recently saw this verse posted on Facebook.  I remember hearing in for the first time when I was about 10 years old.  My guess is that it was in the newspaper and my Mom read it out loud to us during her Saturday morning breakfast toast-with-newspaper read.  I saw it numerous times through about

Mar 20 2018

Want to Change your Impression – Slow down asking Why

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication

For years now, when teaching participants how to better connect with the person they are speaking with, I describe the three different types of questions you can use (closed, open, connecting) and what makes connecting more impactful.   While a closed-ended question is fact confirming (often gives you a one word answer and is great

Mar 7 2018

Laughter

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Because of the topics I facilitate on (Leadership and Intentional Communication) I speak a lot about being present and holding the space for others.  Something else I’m “big” on is vulnerability.  I lead with it.  I am it. I create the space for others to trust to be vulnerable as well.  I also think it’s