International Women’s Day: Choose To Challenge

International Women's Day: Choose to Challenge

Written by Cathy Goddard – International Women’s Day: Choose to Challenge I remember the moment I first saw this picture.  My cousin and her daughter are on the picket lines in Toronto during the Black Lives Matter movement in 2020.  It all boiled down to one word for me – BUT. Witnessing that brave young … Read more

Move Beyond Performative Allyship

Move Beyond Performance Allyship

Do you recall the Black Lives Matter protests in 2020? How everyone rallied to support this cause? Social media feeds were lit up with allyship about the injustice and white priviledge? On the surface, it seemed that we had crossed a bridge and then – hard stop. Many forms of allyship were recognized as something … Read more

My Theme for 2021 (and how to choose your own)

My theme for 2021

Well, are you as ready as I am for the new year? Let’s face it, 2020 was a cracker jack. And, although we still face challenges in the coming year I’m always excited to make plans. This blog is my favourite to write every year because I get to share my hopes for the future. … Read more

2020 In Review: The Year of Unachieved Goals

2020 in review

The year 2020 will be remembered for many things.  A pandemic, hand sanitizer and masks, zoom, homeschooling, the frenzy to stockpile toilet paper, social distancing, lockdowns, working from home.  So many things!  And then there is 2020 in review: the year of unachieved goals. What we set out to achieve wasn’t always achievable – or … Read more

7 Tips to Kickstart 2021

7 Tips to Kickstart 2021

This year has been unusual, right?  As we continue to navigate through this pandemic, many are struggling to keep momentum, be productive and achieve results.  But it’s time to put 2020 in the rear-view mirror. Here’s 7 tips to kickstart 2021 with renewal.  But wait! Before we jump into these tips be warned – these … Read more

The Gift Of Life

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The Gift of Life takes on unique meaning for people. For my family, we received it as a Christmas miracle on December 23rd, 2011. My sister, Peggy received a kidney and pancreas transplant and thus, a chance at a healthy life.  A chance for normalcy in her daily routine, or perhaps even spontaneity.  We, as … Read more

How Would You Rate Your Wellbeing?

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Lighthouse’s mentor program has always highlighted a holistic approach to wellbeing. That starts with self-reflection. And, it often means nudging participants to uncover what they want to achieve or what needs to shift in their lives. But, no matter what stage these women are at in their lives – it all comes back to their … Read more

How To Salvage The Rest of 2020

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September is my favorite month.  Here in Whistler, it’s often an extension of summer but without the crowds.  But, nothing is predictable this year, is it? As we head into fall, uncertainty still looms. When will this pandemic end?  How do I manage the times when it feels so heavy? When I am full of worry? … Read more

10 Tips for Mom Entrepreneurs

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Just like that, September rolls in and the fall routine is here.  And, let’s start by saying that these 10 tips for Mom Entrepreneurs (and really, any high functioning woman) are not ‘one size fits all’ solutions.  But, they may help break through the overwhelm of managing the competing priorities. The trendy moniker ‘mompreneur’ came … Read more

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