Why You Need to Fight For Your Dreams

So often we portray following your dreams as a pathway to unicorn and rainbows. “Follow your dreams,” we say against an explosion of stars, “and all will be magical.” But my experience in following my dreams for myself, my family and this planet, is that the road to your dreams is haaaard. Why? Because change …

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I’m Up For Creating This New World. Are You?

Let’s just acknowledge that we are living in a totally different world than we were 3 months ago. Covid-19 and the BLM movement have brought both upheaval and instability as well as the realization that the economic, political, financial, healthcare, educational, social systems that support us are in need of a reboot. Change needs to …

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Why I’m Not Straightening My Hair.

Here’s something I’ve noticed. Since the increased focus on race and equality, I am letting my hair do what it wants to do. Curl, baby curl. Listen, in the grand scheme of my life, not being able to express my hair is a relatively small upset. Compared to what others have faced as people of …

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Why It’s Hard to Live Your Purpose

I talk a lot about purpose. And for good reason. Purpose is research-proven to improve health, increase grit + resiliency and even lead to greater financial success. But the truth is, living a life of purpose is not always easy. It’s not a magical, fairy-tale ride of unicorns and rainbows. Life doesn’t always get easier when you …

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My Big Mistake: I Did the Same Thing I Coach My Clients Not To Do.

Most people assume that are already written. When they look back a previous decade, they can see that they have obviously changed. That they are not the same person they were in their 20s, 30s or 40s. But when they look forward they assume they will stay the same. They think who they are today, …

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We are Feeling The Labour Pains of our Brand New World.

There is a massive (re)birth happening and we are feeling the labor pains. Emily Fletcher The above wise nugget landed in my inbox this week courtesy of Emily Fletcher from Ziva Meditation. It made me think. Having Birthed 4 Kids, I Know Labour Well In my experience, there are always contractions (and expansion), a looong …

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What I Learned at My Son’s Covid Graduation

Today, I attended my son’s grade 6 #covidgraduation Man was it hard to receive and read the “future self” letter he wrote back in Sept 2019. This was a self-scripted note he penned to a future version of himself. His rounded cursive writing full of hope and expectation – without any hint of the dashed …

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