Tag: Shin Dao

The SOLUTION every Stuck Professional needs

Have you said “I love you” today?

I love you. Three little words that can make a powerful impact.  This phrase, “I love you”, makes a positive impact on you, when you say it, and certainly makes an impact on the person you say it to. For that reason alone, I encourage you to say those words daily.  And who will you…
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28 November 2022 0

OMG!! That Was Fun!

On Oct 27th and 28th, starting at 9:30 am each morning and going to 11:00 pm at night on both days, I (Neil) interviewed 45 individual people about what they thought success was. The interviewees were people from various walks of life: a Calgary university student, a martial arts teacher, a dance instructor, authors, numerous…
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21 November 2022 0

Everyone’s a Winner

by Tina Thrussell A few weekends ago, Timothy read to me a to a long list of sad statistics about the state of the world from one of Brian Klemmer’s books, and then emotionally added, “Now, more than ever, the world needs conscious leaders to step up… Will you?” (In all honesty, Timothy read this…
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14 November 2022 0

The injustice must stop! (No, this is NOT a political post)

Have you spent a lot of your life wondering what you’re here for? (I can relate!) Have you ever longed to know your purpose? (Here again, I can relate!) I’m trusting that the personal experience I’m sharing here will be relatable to you… and in the end, support you. While reflecting last week, I saw…
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7 November 2022 0

The moon shines even when it’s a sliver – do you?

I am SO blessed!  One of my dear Nia students had heard about the difficult time I had with my health earlier this year and she took a moment after class last week to tell me how much she appreciates that I’m back teaching.  She said some other lovely things that really touched me, and…
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24 October 2022 1
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It’s Good to be Loved!

My reason for writing today is to share my joy with you. We call this email publication the Tuesday Uplift and what can be more uplifting than sharing (and for you, hearing about) how wonderfully blessed I am feeling!? Three weeks ago today I walked into Renfrew Aquatic and Recreation Centre. I was barely in…
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11 October 2022 0

The Gifts of Friendship, Healing & Acts of Kindness

I had a really uplifting phone call last week with my good friend, Katie *. “Tina, I’d like to share with you what happened after our healing session…” said Katie.   Katie has been working as a fabulous healer for over 20 years and has facilitated some really wonderful sessions for me. I was delighted…
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3 October 2022 0

Your Inner Voice

When I was younger – much, much younger – I had this thought that my inner voice would age and mature over time, in the same way that I would age. I even foolishly thought my inner voice would begin to sound like Jeremy Irons or Sam Elliot, and maybe, just maybe James Earl Jones!…
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27 September 2022 0

Tina is bringing Nia back to Calgary this month!

Tina taught Nia – that wonderfully joyful barefoot dancing to uplifting movement that blends the energies of 3 dance arts, 3 martial arts and 3 healing arts to connect mind, body and spirit – for more than 13 years at Renfrew Pool through the City of Calgary. In March of 2020, all that ended as…
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14 September 2022 0

It’s Time

After a very rewarding 41-year career with the Government of Alberta (Alberta Environment), I (Neil) will be handing in my swipe card and exiting the building for the last time on February 17th, 2023. I am retiring to completely focus my attention on coaching / facilitating and writing full-time. I have enjoyed the many hours…
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6 September 2022 0