I like stuff and along side with stuff comes something that perhaps we have in common: a competitive nature. Along this journey of living my dreams, I am guilty of not once, not twice, but more times than I’d like to admit, taken my eyes off my journey and become enthralled, obsessed and envious with […]
a personal reflection dated May 14th, 2013 I am torn. In the other room is my amazing husband whom I love and who I hear laughing while enjoying a show. And in our bedroom, I sit thinking, wondering, and contemplating all that is within me. You see, I love life. I think it’s fascinating with all of […]
Ladies & Gents, Happy Wednesday! As many of you know, I am a life experience junkie and my passion lies within the human experience, building bridges and creating connection between people, experiences, and most importantly with themselves. INSERT The Playground Project! Think Contiki (travel tour) for careers/jobs. From July 2nd-December 31st, 2012 my goal is to try […]
It’s blooming season. Lots of exciting things are taking place on the Playground of Connoisseurs of Life and many of them stemmed from an obstacle, inconvenience, or something that didn’t go as planned/expected. I encourage all of you to embrace obstacles and inconveniences as they are just opportunities (many times AMAZING opportunities) in disguise. 1. […]
Roses are red, Violets are blue, Here are some snapshots, Especially for you!
What day matters? Today. Who matters? You and I do. Whose life matters? My life matters. Your life matters. How do I see it? Believe it. My past is painful. Forgive in the present. How do I move forward? One action, one choice, one moment at a time. What is the Ultimate Power? Love & Gratitude… and it’s FREE.
Saturday March 10, 2012 will be a day I will never forget. Two reasons: baby Olivia Joie was born (daughter of Alex and Erik/my family and our world grows by one!) AND I had the honour and privilege of hosting/MCing @TEDxYorkU (http://tedxyorku.ca). Special thanks to the @TEDxYorkU organizing committee who put their trust in me. Thank […]
Good morning Rock Stars, Happy Tuesday! Today marks my 122nd blog post…amazing! Who knew that when I began this little experiment, it would turn into something so much more. Over the course of these 122 posts, you have given me the privilege of sharing ideas, perspectives, and who I am. You have inspired me to […]
My awkward years began at the age of 13 and lasted till I was about 16. During those three years, I felt unsure, kind of fuzzy in terms of where and how I fit in, and the bigger question, “who the heck am I?” It was also a time of physical awkwardness as I got […]
*please click image to enlarge or continue below for plain text version **plain text version** I have failed…several times. There are many things that I have attempted in life and many have resulted in failure. I tried out year after year for the basketball and volleyball teams…I never made it once. I was a budding […]