Believing This Was Exhausting Me

For a long time, I was so invested in being known as a highly competent, reliable and hard working woman that I sacrificed living an inspired life. Or living a whole life. I wasn't following my heart; I was following an image I’d created for myself. I wanted be to be...

How Strong Attachments Make Us Unhappy

Strong attachments. We all have them. We get attached to ideas, to people, to things and to outcomes. We often structure our lives around our attachments. They become our anchor to who we believe we are. They give us a sense of purpose and meaning in our lives – but...

Can You Create The Life You Want?

When I was young, I grew up with my mother and two younger sisters. My parents divorced when I was six, and the divorce ended our financial and emotional stability. It was a challenging time. Eventually, my mother became dependent on alcohol and my father moved...

Are You Living A Whole Life?

You will never find fulfilment in your car, house, furniture or electronics. Your worth is not in your six-pack abs, your athletic ability, your body or your face. What represents your life on the outside will never bring you a sense of peace on the inside. It will...

Allow Your Mistakes To Be Your Greatest Gifts

When I was young, less than 10 years old, I visited my father in Switzerland. He took my sisters and me to an indoor public pool. I remember playing and jumping, and at some point I jumped and I didn't see someone and jumped on them. It could have been a kid or an...

Can You Be Comfortable With Not Being Liked?

Our desire to be liked is linked with our not living for ourselves. It is a symptom of choosing to live based on the judgements of others instead of living in our own authentic lives.  Recently, I had an amazing opportunity: I was able to see Barak Obama speak live....