What makes you feel like a Superstar?

Last week was full of love, laughter and celebration. It was my birthday and I turned 44! But just for a moment, I would like for you to think of me as a 6 year old little girl. Picture a very bubbly, blonde curly haired little girl dressed up in clothes that would probably be fashionably [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Inspiration|2 Comments

Lessons of Love from My Guide Dog

It’s unbounded. It’s limitless. It’s unconditional. What am I talking about? Only one of the greatest gifts we could ever receive. A dog’s love. How many things in your life can you say offers all of those things? In my opinion, love, no matter who it’s for or from, should be ALL of those things. But, influences, circumstances, [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Love|6 Comments

5 Easy Ways to Make Someone Feel Special

Finding ways to make people feel special makes them feel happy. And, we all know that when we make other people happy, WE are happy. Right? It’s a little bit tricky though, because helping someone else feel good about themselves should come from a selfless place. Why? It’s not about us, it’s about them. No expectations. [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Compassion, Love|2 Comments

6 Ways to Boost Your Self Esteem

When you feel good about yourself, you feel confident... and when you feel confident, you have strong self esteem. Self esteem is only what YOU think of yourself. As in your own thoughts. So if you don’t like how you look or feel good about who you are, the image you paint for yourself in your own [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Confidence, Inspiration|1 Comment

Do you still believe in the magic of Christmas?

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – W. T. Ellis  [click to Tweet!] It was Christmas Eve and I was seven years old. Our house was lit up as bright as our Christmas tree. I put milk and cookies out for Santa and got tucked into bed. Like every [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Love|0 Comments

What is it like to be blind at Christmas?

Christmas is my absolute, hands down favourite time of year. Has been ever since I was a little girl. I would wait for Santa and hope he heard my Christmas wish. Then, growing up Christmas traditions continued and my love for this holiday deepened further. And now as a 43 year old, I’m a proud, but [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Inspiration, Love|2 Comments

Why You Should Never Question Your Greatness

Do you know who you are? Do you know that you are here right now, in this moment to make a difference? To make an impact. To be amazing. You are greatness! But here’s the thing. There are times when you question your greatness. And oddly it’s when you feel you need to explain it [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Confidence|2 Comments

The Power of Compassion in Your Workplace

Compassion simply – but profoundly – means to feel and show genuine concern for someone. Yes, even to yourself. To coin a phrase, “Compassion is just love with its work boots on.” If you are among the millions and millions of people who watch Ellen Degeneres, you already know someone who demonstrates compassion everyday on [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 October 6th, 2016|Compassion, Leadership|4 Comments

How a Bottle of Wine Betrayed Me

“All you need is love. And a bottle of wine.” — Anonymous  [Click to Tweet!] What do you do when something you love holds you hostage? I’m talking about wine. I am a wine lover and have been since my restaurant days 20 years ago. And it was wine – in all its divine yet [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Adventure, Confidence|0 Comments