Meg’s blog

This blog is about helping you to become a more effective, agile, self-aware leader—at work, at home or in your community.

You will find inspiration, real-world stories and pragmatic tips on  overcoming road blocks and encouraging positive movement for yourself and others. Enjoy!

Look for Positive Change in the Rear View Mirror

Find Positive Change in the Rear View Mirror

#MeToo, Russian interference with US elections,terrorist car bombs; you'd think the world is getting worse every day. Look again.To find ...
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Mindfulness in bright lights

Mindfulness: Distinguishing Hype, Genuine and Awesome

People often ask, “What can I really expect if I take up mindfulness? How long will it take?” I answer, ...
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Stressful Communication

Resilience in Communication

Clients often seek coaching on communication challenges. There is no one right answer. Each person’s communication challenge is unique, surfaces ...
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Prepare for the challenge of meditation retreats

7 Points to Check Out Before a Meditation Retreat

When you want to take meditation practice to the next level, meditation retreats are an experience like no other. Be ...
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Mindfulness can build your capacity for resilience

The Seven Muscles of Resilience

Mindfulness practice can automatically build resilience. This adaptation from my book Mind Your Life was originally published on Michael Taft's site ...
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Rewire Your Brain for Success: The Power of Mindfulness

Rewire Your Brain for Success: The Power of Mindfulness

For real world stories, and real life guidance on the power of mindfulness, here is a webinar with Redwood Performance ...
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Stress relief on the dock

Natural stress relief: bring the dock on home

“What’s the point of meditating anyway? I feel like I know my own mind and how to quiet it. I know ...
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cellphone tied to hands

Build Resilience. Use Your News Feeds – Don’t Be Used By Them

Stay engaged or unplug? How do you maintain resilience when 24/7 newsfeeds have you feeling off-balance or overwhelmed? Hunker Down or ...
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Sync Up Your Self-Awareness and Other Awareness for Leap Day

Sync Up Your Self-Awareness and Other Awareness for Leap Day

Every four years on Leap Day, we are reminded to re-sync our human made clock time to nature’s solar time ...
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Time is Precious

Finding Time for What’s Important

From 5:30 – 800 PM she doesn’t take calls. Catherine McKenna – Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change – builds ...
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The Perils of Spiritual Leadership

The Perils of Spiritual Leadership

The challenges of spiritual leadership have recently been highlighted in a New York Times article  for an individual linked with ...
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Supports for your 20 Minute Meditation Challenge

Supports for your 20 Minute Meditation Challenge

An integral approach to supporting your meditation practice can set you up for sustainable success, turning your good intentions into ...
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Person looking at bend in the road

Impeccable Commitments in Uncertain Times

How do you make a commitment that has staying power when you know that your promises are subject to the risks ...
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The Power of Gone; with Mindfulness your New Best Friend

The Power of Gone; with Mindfulness your New Best Friend

What happens when you think of the word "gone"?  A sense of sorrow and loss - gone forever, gone away? ...
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Grab Your Free Won't

Grab Your Free Won’t

What happens when you feel stymied in changing some long standing habits? Whether it's healthy eating, getting more exercise, or ...
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