Building trust in relationships: the greatest learning from a born doubter to those who doubt too much

If you have a constant mental chatter questioning your key decisions or worse, prohibiting you from taking important steps, life quickly becomes a drainer. Analytical doubt was my distinctive signature. What served me well career-wise became my biggest barrier in personal life. I championed the devil’s advocate game for any given issue, taking all and … More Building trust in relationships: the greatest learning from a born doubter to those who doubt too much

Rage against the machine: tips to avoid self-destruction and be at peace

A sudden rush of anger surges in our mind and we are ready to scream, explode, crash the vase (and the flowers), hit whatever comes to hand or throw ourselves from the window. That’s ugly and painful. Let’s be honest: we all go through this, just a question of shades. I remember a time when … More Rage against the machine: tips to avoid self-destruction and be at peace

A sample of favorite quotes: a peeledonion review of 2012

I selected 21 quotes from the 2012 journey around the themes of Goals, Gratitude, Change, Stress, Intuition and Meditation. Thank you so much for joining me on this PeeledOnion journey ! Your messages throughout the year and your readership are a great driver. GOALS Your goal is your beloved. Envision it, feel it, describe it … More A sample of favorite quotes: a peeledonion review of 2012

Bringing the stress upon us until we realize it is our choice:relax

Stress has unfortunately become a daily companion in our lives: frequent headaches, stomach cramps, skin problems; hurried voices, nervous movements, lack of concentration; disconnection to our feelings and constant layer of anxiety in our chests. You know it. I started a new challenging & demanding job 5 months ago in a corporate environment and almost … More Bringing the stress upon us until we realize it is our choice:relax

Strong mind won’t get you there. Strong spirit will!

You are a thinker, super analytical; You are open-minded and great at putting things in context; You know yourself, your skills and improvement opportunities. Bref, you are in a good shape. Then comes the moment you realize the true nature of your mind : a wild monkey jumping from thought to thought. Who’s the captain? You … More Strong mind won’t get you there. Strong spirit will!

Embracing uncertainty: what it takes to navigate with ease.

Imagine you’re hired to lead a project or business and a plan written on paper is handed to you as you start, with every step to take and all the expected outcomes for the next five years. No uncertainty, nothing to create, to adjust, to redefine. Simply roll-out the routine. How would you feel about … More Embracing uncertainty: what it takes to navigate with ease.