In today’s world of self help, leadership development and life/wellness/health/executive/performance/business coaches, there is no shortage of experts with their recommendations on how to live your best life. As a dreamer and overachiever freshly in my 30’s, I am no stranger to the self help space. I am constantly looking for ways to pump myself up with motivation, get myself out of a funk or simply keep the momentum going. Continue reading
Earlier this year Jett and I went on a coffee date with another married couple whom Jett met at the gym. Everything was going well until they challenged me on my life and career choices, basically making me feel bad that I’ve chosen the corporate-slave path working towards building someone else’s dream. Continue reading
I’ve been reading Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” again now that I’m in a new position at work with more responsibility and more people depending on me. She quickly mentions how “all advice is autobiographical” and it just blew my mind. Is this why I feel the need to create my picture quotes on Instagram? To give myself advice as much as I give it to everyone else? Why, yes it is. Continue reading
Me and my Dad, Saint Lucia 2016
My Dad is my hero. He is smart, supportive, hilarious, selfless, loving, tough when required, hard working and multitalented. Continue reading
My sister is graduating from the Alberta College of Art and Design this very month of May 2017! I am so proud of her and excited for her … and I was inspired to talk about what I learned in the transition from school life to work life. Click on the photo to watch the video on YouTube or read the blog-version below:
YouTube link: https://youtu.be/YHLx6WiWxnc
I must confess: I am a laggard when it comes to most trends. Yoga, iPods, iPhones, skinny jeans, even Instagram! So when I started hearing all this hype about mindfulness and ‘living in the moment’, my initial thought was “give me a break”. Mindful eating? Meditation? Ugh. Continue reading
If you Google “passion quotes”, an endless list of inspirational pictures and page results appear! You don’t need anyone to tell you that “finding your passion in life” is a hot topic. Continue reading
A girl is only as good as her squad. Yes, it’s a rip off of “A man is only as good as his team,” but I cannot emphasize enough the importance of having the right people around you to back you up and to believe in you. Life is so much easier and enjoyable if you have the right #Squad in your work-life and personal-life.
My Scorpio Sister, Lyndee, and I recently celebrated our birthdays together and it was a blast! We wanted to set it up all nicely so that I could take photos of the party for my blog. Some things didn’t go according to plan, but it didn’t matter as we had the time of our lives. So here are my lessons-learned so that you can throw yourself a blog-worthy party. Scroll to the bottom for a short gallery of guest photos.
1. Book an accommodating venue.
Some of my current anti-aging products …
Sometimes I feel OLD. My two wrinkles are particularly obvious that day, my back is aching for no reason and I’m going to bed early on a Saturday night. No wonder people complain about aging and dread growing old. Well, I’m tired of it! No, I’m not tired of getting old. I’m tired of hearing the complaints. Call me delusional, but I really don’t think it’s as bad as it seems. Here are some of my optimistic reasons why growing old means that life only gets better.