Tag Archives: Self Improvement

Two Thoughts in my head today

Thought #1 – Life seems to be all about change and in my life I have initiated many new interests or employment in September, I guess that is when I am open to new challenges. Do you have a time … Continue reading

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Dr John Watson or Sherlock Holmes – who are you?

If you aren’t a fan of Sherlock Holmes mysteries, then this post won’t make any sense to you.  Sherlock Holmes was created by Arthur Conan Doyle, and to me the language and characters are rich and satisfying – like cheesecake … Continue reading

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Make That “Some Day” Today

I procrastinate.  I can take a long time to get something accomplished,  and some things I won’t put off at all and they are usually fairly inconsequential. I think everyone has a “Some Day I will” in them,  they know … Continue reading

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5 foot tall, 100 pounds – Mountain Conqueror

I recently had a discussion with a friend who has set 7 worthwhile goals for themselves. I confess 7 goals had me thinking and this morning at the auspicious time of 5:30 a.m. I realized it reminded me of Shailee … Continue reading

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Vancouver convention Toastmasters

  The 86th Annual International Toastmasters Convention was August 22-26, 2017. I have been looking forward to attending for years. Why? I have attended District conferences in spring and fall and they are fun.  This is a much bigger event, … Continue reading

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Big or Small – We all need to take them

Sometimes we forget.  Almost everything we can point to in our life,  jobs, friendships, skills,  we have them because we took big or small risks. Some of those small risks paid out big time. When you invite a person you … Continue reading

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You can’t not communicate if you want to succeed

I talked to a young guest at a Toastmasters meeting last week. He is a student studying criminology. It was his second time as a guest to our club. He spoke about how Toastmasters could help him with his self-confidence … Continue reading

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A Year ago

Do you remember a year ago?   What were you worried about then? Did you have a goal for the summer? What was your vision, and your plan to succeed? I know a year ago I was concerned about taking … Continue reading

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Music soothes the unsettled mind

So much to tell you today. What really stands out to me from the recent Toastmasters Conference in Osoyoos, BC was the warmth of people there. Most of the people there were cheering for everyone in all the contests, whether … Continue reading

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Toastmasters & Trooper

Besides alliteration – what’s the connection? Toastmasters International is having a conference May 5, 6, and 7 in Osoyoos, BC during the Spring Wine Festival.  If you attend the conference, you will have fun, be challenged and have a great time. … Continue reading

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