“Getting ahead in life or success in life? »
It is difficult to have a high energy level when we are haunted by negative emotions, which is not inner peace. It is also difficult to have positive relationships with others at the same time of maintaining anger. Our lack of energy, our inner demons and conflicts with others affect our daily energy, our business decisions, our productivity, our brief financial health of our entire life. I invite you to read this blog to discover ideas, tools, strategies to help you live your life.
Fears that Hinder Communication
Fear is a normal human reaction. We would not have survived as a species without it. In daily life, however, most of the time, we harbour several fears that are often disproportionate, irrational, [...]
When our beliefs become our enemies
We all have beliefs about other people, life and ourselves. By definition, a belief is not a fact, an absolute truth, but something we believe to be true. Our beliefs affect our attitudes and [...]
Think Big! Bigger is better
The other morning, while stirring my coffee, I was flipping through an agricultural magazine. “Think big”, “The American dream”, or “Go for it” seem to be life’s biggest objectives. To motivate us, we are [...]
What is really important for you
We make hundreds of choices each day that affect our businesses, our eating, our spending, our relationships, our activities and our health. However, many of these decisions are made unconsciously, automatically, and they often [...]
Managing incompetence in yourself and in others
We take it for granted that, when we ask for advice, the person we are asking should be knowledgeable because he holds the position which entitles him to give it. This should be all [...]
Same blood, but so different
How do we explain how family members can be so different? We are the products of our genetic baggage and our environment. “When they were little, they played together so well that I [...]
Why do you vote and for whom
We vote everyday. Of course, we don’t go to the polls everyday, but we vote nonetheless. Did you realize that there’s a government in your own home? There are departments of health, finance, food, [...]
Is your passion harmonious or obsessive?
However, when we take a closer look at their shared passion, there is a world of difference between them. Steve has a passion but Martin’s passion possesses him. Passion can be described as [...]
Managing your emotions: who is managing your business?
Managing your emotions: who is managing your business? by PIERRETTE DESROSIERS, M. Ps., Work psychologist, conference speaker, work coach Losing control of your emotions always works against you. How many times [...]
Emotional awareness: Being emotionally aware is the foundation of healthy business management Charles is heading for the stable. He notes that, yet again, his employee has arrived five minutes late. “This is enough. I [...]
Know yourself!- Emotional Intelligence
“Can you list your 10 greatest strengths as well as 10 things you need to work on?” When I ask participants to answer this question in 15 minutes during my training sessions, quite a [...]
Are You In Shape?
Farm work has always been synonymous with health and good physical condition. Is that still the case? Are you in shape? Paul has no energy anymore. He wakes up exhausted and gets winded at [...]
When Qualities Become Faults
All of our personality traits, when they become rigid or exaggerated, are painful for us and those around us. From the outside, this company looks successful. It has everything going for it: an average [...]
“Quality of life,” you said?
It is synonymous with well-being, perceived health and life satisfaction. “Twenty years ago, we went downhill skiing about 15 days a year, my wife and I, but now, finding one day is a miracle. [...]
Feedback helps to develop another person’s skills or improve our relationship, but we have to know how to give it. “Honey, your pâté is very good, but you should put more spices in [...]
Constructive criticism is evaluation intended to help us improve our behaviour. Unfortunately, it often proves to be destructive. We all want to know ourselves better and improve ourselves. It seems that there are only [...]
When happiness goes out the window
With three beautiful children, a loving wife, a very successful business and hardly any debt (yes, this breed of farmer still exists), it would seem that Marc has it all. What else could he [...]
We Can Be Too Motivated
When we invest everything into one area of our lives, we become extremely vulnerable. If this area collapses, our whole life falls apart. Mark, 35 years old, approached me because “life at home [...]
When worrying takes over
Anxious people spend a lot of energy worrying, which makes them unhappy and unproductive. A farmer confided in me that, for nearly 10 years, he was very much afraid to leave the farm, for [...]