One of my few fond childhood memories was sitting on the ferry going to Vancouver island. It was always such a neat experience as a kid and always remembered feeling excited because it was like going on a mini vacation by boat. Continue reading “Standing Still – Discovering Calm and Inspiration”
It felt like forever since the last time Alex, Lynnessa, Randy, Rene and I got together. I honestly can’t remember the last time we did. They’re my longtime friends since my University days which means that was over 20 years ago – when we were all skinnier, with a full head of hair and without any gray that we all now try to claim is “fashionable”. In fact, I’ve known Rene since I was in Grade 8 which makes him my longest tenured friend I have. Continue reading “Self-Discovery and the People who Make us Smile”
“Why don’t you write a book about your life?” asked my ex-wife as she poured herself a cup of earl grey tea one summer afternoon.
We were sitting on the empty patio at Gallagher’s coffee shop in Port Moody, listening to the sounds of birds chirping in the background of our conversation. Continue reading “Conversations from a Coffee Shop: Transforming my Personal Struggles into Success through Writing.”
Kindness begins with how we see ourselves. Much of this depends on how we were treated as children. Unfortunately, childhood abuse survivors often grow up as adults who a have hard time seeing themselves with kindness. We don’t realize the subconscious voices telling us that we’re unlovable, we don’t deserve happiness, we’re ugly or we’re useless. Continue reading A word on Kindness
With each passing significant experience in my life, I’m able to self-reflect with personal growth. There’s been so many incredible positives to take away from this experience. Yet another chapter in my life, albeit short, has completed and new ones await. Continue reading Traversing Souls
What is it about my ego that makes me want to believe I am right rather than doing what is right? I confuse myself at times between being righteous with doing the right thing. It can be such a perplexing thought. Continue reading My Ego and About Being Right
We are constantly learning new things whether or not we are consciously aware of it. It’s all part of personal growth and development that makes each of us unique. Now in my forties, I’ve realized how much my perspective on life has changed over the years. Once feeling invincible, I now feel a sense of humility. Continue reading On Personal Growth and Lifelong Learnings
While dating can be an emotionally uplifting time in your life, it’s important to me that self-love is present and accounted for. Continue reading Dating This Time Around – What Self-Love Looks Like Part II
What Does Self-Love mean?
Before you guys give another sigh of “oh no, another post about this mushy self-love shit”, allow me to illustrate it a bit differently…
Continue reading What Self-Love Looks Like
Have you ever wanted to publish a book but didn’t know where to start? Whether you’ve already written your book (and haven’t published it yet) or in the process of writing, here’s some useful pointers and steps on self-publishing a book. Continue reading What You Need to Know About Self-Publishing a Book.