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Why Commitment Feels Hard (& How To Make It Easier), Part 1

Why Commitment Feels Hard (& How To Make It Easier), Part 1

Quick quiz: When I say the word “commitment,” what’s the first thought or feeling that comes to mind? If you weren’t overwhelmed by warm fuzzies and breathing, “Ooh, commitment is my favourite,” I’d say you’re in pretty good company. We can have a complicated...

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How to Love Yourself

How to Love Yourself

So tell me, how do you practice self love? Is it a pedicure? A massage? Maybe a nice treat from your favourite bakery, or little something something from your favourite shop (I'm talking about shoes here, obviously). I may be a little late to the party, but I have...

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

It’s Not You, It’s Me

Have you ever needed to make a decision where none of the options were necessarily ones you really wanted? I have one of those decisions to make right now. It includes a bit of a confession and I'm not too thrilled about it. I'm embarrassed and a bit sad, but I know...

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How to Change the Weather

How to Change the Weather

We're freshly returned from an amazing adventure in the UK, gallivanting across the Scottish Highlands and then down to London and its beautiful surrounding villages. It was a beautiful trip, filled with magical memories and, very surprisingly, stunningly gorgeous...

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What No One Tells You About Success

What No One Tells You About Success

Getting what you want is awesome. Winning is awesome. Succeeding feels amazing. Going after something, giving it a go and seeing your intended results? Awesome, obviously. We all know what it's like to try and not succeed, even though it's likely a case of simply not...

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Playing the Game You Want to Win

Playing the Game You Want to Win

You're not going to win at Scrabble if you're playing by the rules for Monopoly. You're not going to win at poker if you're playing by the rules for solitaire. You can’t play chess with the rules for checkers. It's always a risky bet for me to use a sports analogy,...

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The Mother I Never Meant To Be

The Mother I Never Meant To Be

I'm not really sure I want to write this and I'm even less sure I want to share it. My insides are twisting as I type this, but they've been twisting for months, so I'm just going to write it anyway. It's really difficult to be suffering from something painful or...

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After the Adventure, the Rough Landing

After the Adventure, the Rough Landing

So I'm fresh back from a long-anticipated trip to Universal Studios and Disney World with one of my best friends. Did you know you can request a pixie-dusting when you're in the Magic Kingdom? It's free, relatively not well known and it's the souvenir that keeps on...

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