Welcome to Leaving Busy!

We are committed to writing articles focused on improving mental health and all the topic threads woven in and around that objective.

Below are our most recent articles for your reading enjoyment.

  You can use the category selector to display only the thread results that you are interested in reading.

  Be sure to check out our free offers for email coaching, forms, e-books and other tools that are designed to empower you and add value to your life.

  Subscribe so we can notify you when our weekly articles are published along with other great info that you are sure to enjoy.

So grab a beverage, sit in your favourite spot and enjoy a little "leaving busy" with me.

Happy Reading!

Melissa Cassidy


Interview with The FlourishWriters Community

One of the "perks" of being a part of the FlourishWriters student community is our monthly coaching calls. These coaching calls are our way of investing in YOU through added training and encouraging interviews! We will be changing the way we offer our coaching calls...

read more
Prophecy Fulfilled

Prophecy Fulfilled

Halloween-themed decorations and festivities are popping up everywhere. Halloween is an event that I choose not to celebrate as it promotes evil, death and fear. While I do like a good suspense thriller and even forensic crime documentaries...it needs to be from the...

read more
Thanksgiving Thistles

Thanksgiving Thistles

It was the beginning of the Thanksgiving weekend and although Kara was going through the motions of preparing a traditional turkey dinner, her heart wasn’t in it. It felt like there was nothing to celebrate.

read more

700 Club Interview

Melissa Cassidy was interviewed by 700 Club Canada Co-host, Lorie Hartshorn, about her new book, Coming Home: Leaving Busy To Save My Soul. It's an eight-minute interview that will air on November 20th @ 10:30am on Vision TV. You can also watch it online at...

read more

Bizz and Fizz Social Network

THE BIZZ AND FIZZ is a FREE BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP in Windsor. Each month we host free business networking events that introduce you to the most dynamic local business professionals, executives, business owners and entrepreneurs. Group membership is free. If you...

read more

Book Signing-Anchor Bakery & Espresso Bar

Drop by the chic Anchor Bakery & Espresso Bar located in the quaint Walkerville area for a delicious snack, hot beverage and of course, to pick up signed copies of Coming Home: Leaving Busy To Save My Soul for all the busy women in your life. You can grab your...

read more
How to Self-Publish Your Book Using Kindle Direct Publishing

How to Self-Publish Your Book Using Kindle Direct Publishing

Writing and self-publishing your book. It’s the ultimate lifetime dream for those with a passion for writing. For most of us the path to our dreams is not a direct, linear line but a weaving, scattered journey. This blog post is the story of my own childhood dreams...

read more

Read by Blog Post Theme

Like My Article? Please Sponsor My Writing!

Keep on posting! To be honest, I rarely read emails, blogs and such because I’m far too busy but I read yours because:

  • I trust you & your advice
  • You are so real & genuine in your writings
  • I can actually relate to your posts

Thank you for taking the time to share.

Ellen D.

Melissa, you’ve been such an inspiration to me!

So focused and organized!

Love reading your blog, you’re really a great writer.

Easy to follow and understand. Even for a foreigner! (I’m a Brazilian, Portuguese is my first language).

C. Randle