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|8 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

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

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

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