Tag Archives: mental health

3 years ago today, I received my official business licence to operate as MSC Business Solutions, Virtual Assistant Service.  3 years!! I’m sure you’ve heard people say this before, but starting a business is a crazy journey. A lot of ups and downs. So much to learn.  Some of it was pure luck, not gonna […]

  Last week, I was having a rough day… a rough week… ok a rough month actually, and I wrote a post in my coaching support group and this is what it said… Doors closing… booo.  Doors opening… YAY!  Doors closing… booo.  Doors opening… YAY! There can be times in my business when there are […]

This day is actually more difficult than I thought it would be. I’ve been looking forward to this day for weeks, being an advocate for mental health, supporting people with mental illness.  I just didn’t think that reading so many people’s stories would hit me so hard.  I’ve found myself very distracted today.  Staring off […]

In the mid-90’s, I was your typical 20-something.  I was “doing the do”.  I had graduated from Fanshawe College in Legal Office Administration, I was working a full-time job at a prestigious law firm in town, I was living in downtown London with some friends, and I was in a “serious” relationship with a young […]

My friend Anne Marie Phelan (of Phelan Photography) and I were recently talking about September. In particular, how August seems to be a lull time for our businesses, but then come September… BAM! Everyone is back at it! Did you know that September is the second most popular time of the year to make “resolutions”?  […]

Everyone once in a while, something comes along that shakes up the bubbles we like to live in. However, when you have anxiety, these amazing opportunities can feel like the best thing in the world, but also like the same world is collapsing beneath your feet. A few months ago, I was given the opportunity […]