Nov 6 2018

What does YOUR BEST mean?

posted by Nancy Milton in Communication Skills, Living Fundamentals, Self Help

Through reading one of Brene Brown’s books, she taught me something about “my best” that I taught a girlfriend today. Through sharing it with my friend, and her response, my heart suggested it was worth sharing with you. I’d love to tell you which of Brene’s books I learned this from yet, when you have

Sep 25 2018

Be the Example

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals

Eight years ago, when the two monkeys I live with were just 4 and 5 years old, we started a Food Drive in our neighbourhood.  By started I mean, we are the food drive.  The three of us go door –to – door asking for non- perishable food donations.   When my youngest was just

Sep 19 2018

How about WINNING at the finish Line!

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

The first time-management course I participated in was 20ish years ago.  I was working at an amazing company (then called S&MG, now called Mosaic Group) that consistently held in-house courses and seminars to improve employee performance skills. In this time-management session, adapted from the writings of Stephen Covey, we were asked to consider what we

Sep 11 2018

Building Inner Strength

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

I’ve been doing some self-improvement work over the last 10 months.  HA! Let me rephrase and share that I’ve been at this the last 30ish years of my life, the focus has just been a tad more intense the last 10 months.   Something I continue to strive for, because I value it greatly, is inner

Sep 1 2018

Biggest Life Regret

posted by Nancy Milton in Living Fundamentals, Self Help

“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” Through her years in the role of Palliative Care Nurse, Bonnie Ware captured the regrets  patients shared with her, in the final weeks of their lives.  The number one regret heard:   “I wish I’d