Posts by Monika Becker

Victim or Captain? It’s your choice!

I was recently invited to write a short guest blog for the North Shore Community Resources  Caregivers Program in North Vancouver, BC. In this post I’m talking about how WE – and nobody else – are at the captains of our lives. We hold the steering wheel of our life and through a slight change in our…

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Personal Reflections on Grief #1

Over the last 10 months I’ve suffered three big losses: My dear friend Marie-Chantal (August 27, 2014), whom I’ve accompanied through the last few weeks of her life; our family home back in Germany, the place I grew up in (it’s being sold as we speak); and now my beloved cat Mitzy (June 6, 2015),…

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Really? It's Normal for Things to Take Time?

It’s the beginning of March, and the first two months of 2015 have passed. How are you doing with your goals and intentions for 2015? Are you happy with the progress you are making? Or do you feel that things are just taking too long and you’re not making enough headway? I have recently been…

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5 Steps to Plan – and Achieve – Your Success in 2015

Have you ever resisted setting clear goals or stating your intentions and acting on them? I sure did. Why? I had experienced failure in the past when I hadn’t been able to make my dreams reality, and I was simply afraid it would happen again and I wouldn’t achieve my goals again. So I chose…

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