Do you ever feel like you’re surfing through life? That’s exactly how I’ve been feeling for the last few months. I kept telling myself that calm waters are coming, I fought back and kept losing hold of hte surfboard. Yet the waves kept coming. Some were manageable – others a bit more challenging.
Recently, I have (finally) come to the place where I’ve embraced and accepted the fact that I’m a pretty good surfer.
I may not always enjoy it, but it is what it is. So for now, I’m going with the flow (more…)
April 3, 2013 | Katia Millar
Phew, only a few weeks left in 2011 – how did that happen?
A few people have asked me lately how this year was for me. My response has been “it’s been interesting”. While things may have looked the same on the outside, I’ve actually experienced some major shifts, many of which could be described as negative; business challenges, relationship heartbreak, the end of few old friendships, a sense of disconnection, lack of clarity, overwhelm, financial difficulties. I could go on, but you get the picture. (more…)
December 13, 2012 | Master-User
The other day during a conversation with a friend, I was sharing the challenges of juggling my personal needs, with those of my kids, my aging parents and business. She responded by saying that I was part of the sandwich generation. I just laughed and said that I feel like I’m being grilled from both sides, so it must be the panini generation.
It got me thinking about my life. I am a single parent of 2 teenage ADHD boys (need I say more about that?), the only daughter to aging parents who increasingly rely on me for their needs, and the sole business owner of a thriving (more…)
October 13, 2012 | Katia Millar