Stop and smell the flowers

Flowers

I have two huge lilac trees in my yard. In fact, they are one reason I bought my house originally. I love love love the smell of lilacs. One tree is right outside my bedroom window so I get to wake up to the lovely smell. I’ve also pick bunches, mix them with a few […]

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Living your passion one step at a time

Living

Just because you exist does not mean that you are living. If you wake up each day with a groan and a sigh for another work day and drag yourself out of bed; if you eat, work, sleep, and run errands in between; if you never take time for fun or yourself; if you are […]

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Working to live or living to work?

Working

Sometimes I get the best videos and things to share with you from my kids. It often amazes me the things they choose to watch. Yes, they still play video games and do the things you would expect teenagers to do, but every once in a while they will surprise you with some really profound […]

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You were born to succeed

Succeed

I often teach that you are born with all you need to succeed. That you are more than enough. That you would not be given these dreams and goals unless you had the ability to achieve them. And you are. Today I have a video that will inspire you to get into action. No worries, […]

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No one can make you feel…

make you feel

Has anyone ever told you (or maybe you told someone) that it’s their job to “make you happy” or that you do in fact “make them happy“? Or has anyone ever “made you angry or cry” or someone told you that what you did or said “made them angry“? It happens all the time. We […]

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Do you suffer from self-improvement burnout?

self-help burnout

Have you ever thought or felt that there is just too much self-improvement stuff out there? Are you just plain tired and burned out from all the self-improvement newsletters, emails, videos, webinars, teleseminars, masterclasses, etc. ? Are you exhausted from all the noise that is just bombarding you every day? And to top it all […]

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Be brave enough to be yourself

Be Yourself

If you were a vegetable, what veggie would you be? Ok. I know that is a strange way to start a blog post. Or even a conversation. But that’s how I roll baby. There is actually a story behind that question (believe it or not). Many years ago, after my divorce when I was back […]

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It’s never too late to start…

It's never too late to start

Think it’s too late to go after your dreams? Think that life has passed you by and that this is your lot in life? Think that you’re too old to start fresh? Think again. Today, I want to share with you a story. A story about a man who lived on the streets for most […]

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All work and no play…

Are you hurrying through life all work and no play? Can you say for certain that at the end of your life, you will have enjoyed the moments you’ve lived, or were you too busy racing to that imaginary finish line? Are you so busy working and building your business that you find it really […]

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The nature of the concept of love…

Nature of Love Essay

I was cleaning out my closet over the weekend and ran across a box of some of my old high school assignments. I’ve kept a few of my favourites over the years. However, one in particular stopped me in my tracks. It was a paper I wrote when I was 15 and in grade 10. […]

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