Write, Then Rewrite Your Story

I'm still writing and rewriting my story. None of us are finished products. The perception of growing old and retirement hijacks the mind to become complacent in living instead of eager to keep experiencing the magnificent beauty of life lessons. Each day is an opportunity to defy the negative inner voices in our heads. I …

Tips Tuesday – Win The Day

Win The Day It is important how we show up each day. Start enthusiastically Have a plan Simplify Give more and serve more Take a break Manage time, energy, and behaviour Winning the day is a lifestyle and hardly a state of mind. An understanding that when we consistently invest the time, energy, discipline and …

If You’re not Learning, You’re not Growing

Knowledge comes from wondering. Every day is a chance to transform from the attitude of knowing to the gracefulness of learning. Absorb, evaluate, and apply what you learn into your daily life. If you are not learning, you are not growing. If you are not growing, you are merely just taking up real estate in …

Leave Footprints of Kindness

Change can feel uncomfortable and nerve-racking. But it is needed to evolve and for newness to emerge in our lives. I am still a works in progress. Discovering what you were born to do requires trial and error. Without mistakes, there is neither learning or innovation. Life is about being your best, not being better …

The Pain We Create

My pain is self-chosen. At least I believe it to be. That belief, the some would concur, is well-founded. Pain is a choice. Now before you get upset hearing that, wait a second. I'm not talking about physical pain. You don’t choose the stabbing pains from a knife wound or a back injury. It’s not …

Live The Truth

Time and time again, we hear teachers, leaders, family members, and life coaches telling us, ’To say what is right, to do what is right, to be comfortable swimming upstream or rejecting the choices of the masses.’ What usually goes without saying alongside these inspiring calls are, ”If you see fraud, say fraud” or “If …

What if One Day You’re Rich and the Next Day Poor

Imagine, one day you’re king and the next day you’re not. Literally. That's the story of Joseph Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, who was made King of Naples and Spain, only to be forced to flee in exile after the reversal of his family’s destiny. Napoleon was sent to an island prison, but Joseph had to …

’Intra’personal Intelligence

Many of us desire to grow holistically while improving our skill sets and intellectual capacity. My mentor would say to me, each time I changed my mind, Wisdom comes later.” So how do we improve our intelligence and our wisdom at the same time? Wisdom often comes with experiences. But can we add wisdom as …

Time is Needed to Regain Your Instinct After a Traumatic Event

Your intuition is a powerful tool and your compass in life. That voice inside your head gives you sound advice. However, many times we hear it but don't listen to it. After the fact, we then admit our hesitation, our concerns, and become angry with ourselves for not respecting our intuitions. Psychologists suggest that the …