New Year, New Word
I realize that if I want to create a resplendent life through the upcoming year, I am going to have to be even more determined and dedicated to my goals and take a lot more action than I ever have in the past. But, I have also learned that it is hugely important to be forgiving, have compassion and be flexible throughout the entire journey. 
Black Lives Matter
I was 31 before I learned the truth about Canada and our Indigenous communities, discovering our last residential school had only recently closed in 1996 in Punnichy, Saskatchewan.
You’re a Soldier After All.
I can see the weight of the burdens you carry. The memories restless in your heart, still very much alive in your mind. They steal your peace, even though you try to hide it. You’re a soldier after all. You’re...
Grateful as fuck.
Thanksgiving weekend just passed here in Canada, and I had been on the road driving across country from Ontario to my home in Alberta. Originally, I had been visiting my family for my nieces 3rd birthday as well as attending...
My Confession
If you asked me to describe the last few weeks, I would say, “I’ve been stuck in a swamp of my own making, full of toxic sludge keeping me stuck”. I have struggled through a business mastermind program the entire...
Put your phone down.
As I create my business, a company built on the foundations of sisterhood, it’s suggested that I show snap shots of my life, my soul sisters and friends, all of us having a good time and celebrating together. A means...
The Universe is always supporting you.
Today…. today was a day.  After only 4 hours of sleep the night before, I arrive at the airport for 5:15am to get through security, pick up my Starbucks coffee and banana bread. I hear the tremor in the cashiers...
It Chose You.
For a long time I have been on a journey to discovering myself, unlearning all the things society taught me under the guise that “you have to do it this way”. Whether you are a man or a woman, we...
Failure IS Success; We Learn From Our Mistakes
Failure is success; we learn from our mistakes is a tattoo I have sported on my left thigh for nearly 8 years. It came about during a conversation with a group of female co-workers just before I headed to Ontario...
No More Filtering. No More Stopping.
As a teen, my journal was my “safe space”. It allowed me the ability to work through my feelings and thoughts at a pace I struggled to otherwise do verbally. It was also the only way I could express those...
Know Your Worth
tentions of finding the courage to quit my job and be able to launch my own business. I wanted to get out of my own way and take the steps needed to finally be my own boss and stop this...
Facing the Truth
As far back as I can remember, I wanted to have babies. Lots and lots of babies. There is a memory I have from when I was around nine or ten, standing at our front door with my mom, I...
“Just Keep Swimming”
Laying there, you feel heavy and weighed down. You’re exhausted like you have never felt exhausted before, yet you just woke up. Your eyes are puffy and gritty as though you spent hours crying rather than sleeping. It’s a dreamless...
First Kiss
Heart thundering Breath catching Head floating Vision blurred The world upside down Night is day and day is night Stuttering Tripping Can’t get a grip Sky below, earth above Nothing makes sense, Except your kiss
Rule of Five.
At the beginning of the year, the company I currently work for asked Justin Prince, a motivational speaker/life-hacker/entrepreneur, to come speak with us about our goals and setting the intentions for the year. Periodically over the last two years they...
Her Truth
She rose and she fell Over and over again Like the cycle of the sun Always tripping on her own two feet Spinning out of control Like a broken compass searching due north, she sought love in the wrong direction...
How much are you willing to pay?
The other day, listening to the Great Canadian Woman Podcast, as I do on a daily basis, I came across the episode about Emotional Worth. I found myself asking “Am I ready to make some changes? Do I even know...
I Remember…
I remember when we met. I was a broker for a local Insurance office making calls to follow up on missed payments. After a few years in the industry I was used to clients missing payments and had established a...