4 Steps to Design Your Personal Manifesto

4 steps to design your personal manifesto

My theme for 2023 is TIME.  For me, my theme is a constant source of inspiration that carries me through the year.  It gives me clarity on what I want to achieve, how I want to live and provides a beacon for easy decision making. But, words are just words unless we give them context and … Read more

My Theme for 2023 (and how to choose your own)

my-theme-for-2023

This is always one of my favourite blogs to write every year because I get to share my hopes for the future. And, along the way I can offer up strategies for you to do the same. Let’s get started so I can share my theme for 2023 (and how to choose your own)! I … Read more

How To Reflect on Last Year and Set Goals for the New Year

how to reflect on last year and set goals for the new year

Starting a new year can feel overwhelming but it’s all about how to reflect on last year and set goals for the new year.  Time to move forward. Ironically, a powerful way to do that is to start with self-reflection. So, set aside time to assess your personal and professional development over the past year … Read more

3 Steps to Successful Goal Setting

3 steps to successful goal setting

I’m keeping it simple here with 3 steps to successful goal setting but first, let’s tackle the fact that setting goals is a hot trend.  And, not setting goals is a hot trend.  No matter whether you follow the mainstream adages or not, there is no denying that it’s a good feeling to start the … Read more

Financial Wellness for Your Future

Financial Wellness for your Future

Written by Lighthouse’s Founder, Cathy Goddard: Financial Wellness for Your Future How would you describe your comfort level with money?  Are you a wizard with finances? Or do you avoid the issue like the plague? Women & Money Like many women, money is not a topic that I embrace and before you lash out at … Read more

Grieving the Loss of Normalcy

Grieving-the-Loss-of_Normalcy

The discomfort you’re feeling is grief.  That was the title of a recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article.  And it is a new reality because many of us are actually grieving the loss of normalcy during this pandemic. Not to mention the loss of so many others things: financial, emotional, mental and physical.

David Kessler, a leading expert on grief is interviewed in the HBR article. Kessler co-wrote with Elisabeth Kubler-Ross a legendary book on the topic: On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief through the Five Stages of LossThis book revolutionized the five stages of grief.  

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