Be the Master of Your Own Life

Transformation isn’t a future event, it’s a present day activity. —Jillian Michaels With Labour Day weekend passing and Summer coming to an end, it’s time for a little post-summer reprogramming. I look at September like a transformation. Not just Mother Nature making her beautiful changes, but also within myself and my own life. It’s the [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 September 7th, 2016|Adventure, Confidence, Inspiration|2 Comments

The Ripple Effect: Why Doing What You Love Matters

How do you know what you are doing is what you are supposed to be doing? That the path you have chosen is the right one for you? Like me, I’m sure you have asked these questions somewhere along the way. But, what happens when the answer’s not crystal clear? I remember when volunteer speaking [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Inspiration|0 Comments

7 Ways Music Fills You Up (plus my Summer Playlist)

From the time I was seven years old, spinning Mini Pops on my record player and dancing up a storm on my bed, music has been a huge part of my life. I even wanted to be on Star Search! Fast-forward to the 43-year-old-Melissa-Etheridge-loving-me, and my “big break” never came. That’s okay, my Karaoke Queen Grandma [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Inspiration, Love|6 Comments

The Princess Guide to Camping

When it comes to venturing out in the beautiful and rustic outdoors, I tend to need some “extra care and attention.” Ok, I’m a total Princess and I'm not alone (hi-5 to fellow Princesses out there polishing their tiaras around the campfire!). But for all you “non-Princess” partners out there, this is your Princess Guide [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 July 20th, 2016|Adventure|2 Comments

Love is Our Weapon – Tribute to Orlando

This week’s post is dedicated to our brothers and sisters who tragically lost their lives in Orlando, FL on June 12th. No words could ever express the pain and heartbreak that so many people are feeling, but as a motivational speaker and proud member of the LGBTQ community, I feel it is my right and [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Acceptance, Love|2 Comments

Barbie or G.I. Joe? My coming out story.

Coming out of the closet and into this world as an openly gay person is the biggest, most important and most difficult thing a LGTBQ individual will ever do. At the same time, it’s the most freeing and most empowering. In honour of Pride Week here in my home city of Edmonton, I would like to [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:06+00:00 June 9th, 2016|Acceptance, Inspiration|8 Comments

Top 4 Things Losing My Vision Taught Me

“You’re going blind,” said my Neuro-Opthamologist after a thorough exam of my eyes. How was I to digest this information? How could anyone? I was 26 years old, vibrant and independent. I was enjoying my friends, loved my job and adored my partner. Life was amazing. Suddenly, in only four short weeks I went from [...]

2017-05-21T06:20:07+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Inspiration|4 Comments