To My Mama, Georgina Bergen – Happy Mother’s Day. I love you! As I pulled out of Moose Jaw en route to North Battleford on Tuesday my mind took me back to my grade four classroom. There I sat under a mushroom cut and in baggy boys’ clothing, sideways in my desk with my right… Continue reading Who is Idealistic Isabel, Anyway? (Happy Mother’s Day)
I was the MC for my friend’s wedding recently, and after I had spent the whole night gushing (between speeches) about what a perfect match the couple was, I shared this little tale of my own troubles, “Thanks so much for listening me talk all night! It has been such a pleasure, and I wanted… Continue reading Forget Nuclear Family Norms: 4 Teachings from Mom and Dad’s Garage
This week on idealisticisabel.com we feature the writing of wellness coach Lou-anne Stefankiw. Lou-anne has had an incredible journey and answers the concerns so many single women have, “Will I ever find him?” “Am I allowed to have a ‘dream man’?” Read on to discover her secrets to being a fierce single woman while attracting your perfect match.
What is it? Who is the alliance for? Are you a woman? Do you believe in the power and potential of other women? Then we invite you to join our #ConfidenceAlliance. What do you see when you look around at the relationships that exist between women? Competition or Support? Acceptance or Judgment? Condemnation or Encouragement?… Continue reading #ConfidenceAlliance #ConfidenceRevolution ☐
A few weeks ago I was suffering from a pretty minor illness (pneumonia) and was frustrated when I couldn’t get as many things done as I wanted. That’s when I thought of my good friend, Alyssa Glassford, who has been through a lot more significant distresses (in life and in health) than what I was… Continue reading Preserving Humanity in a Glass(ford)
You won’t find many people in the strength sports world as well-rounded as these three women: CrossFit Games athlete, Alex Parker; powerlifter, Amy Smith; and strongwoman, Tracey Halladay. As such, they offer interesting and impressionable views on the perception of women, in and outside of their sports. Alex Parker is a dedicated law student in… Continue reading Women in Strength, Strength in Women Part 3: “Life is Way too Short to Live it Uncomfortable in Your Own Skin”
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