Have you ever found yourself sharing your dream with someone and instead of receiving encouragement, their response was like a punch in the stomach? Perhaps the well-meaning counsel of friends and family ignited your deepest fears and left you paralyzed, wondering if it was really worth it to pursue the dream. Perhaps your own inner critic was the loudest voice that made you give … Read More WHAT PRICE ARE YOU WILLING TO PAY FOR YOUR DREAM?
*Be advised, the content of this blog can be upsetting to some* It’s been months, maybe years you’ve been telling yourself, this year is the year I’m going to find another job, this year is the year things will be different … but once again your situation remains the same. There might have been a spark of hope, a moment of joy that made … Read More MY JOB, TILL DEATH DO US PART …
Do you ever find yourself thinking up a list of reasons why finding a new job will be impossible? Note, you’ve identified all of the obstacles that will arise, like you can predict the future and you can read other peoples’ minds… Bringing change to your life, especially in the workplace when you have a great salary, awesome benefits, an amazing pension plan, and … Read More GUESS WHO’S REALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE GLASS CEILING
Do you have these two categories in your closet? Work clothes and everyday clothes? Your work clothes are items you only wear to work, and your everyday clothes are the ones you wear when you don’t go to work? Common sense isn’t it. You would never be caught dead with work clothes at a party, and when you get home from work, the first … Read More WHO YOU ARE IS WHAT YOU WEAR
Do I have your attention? So you’ve struggled to successfully reach last year’s resolutions, and you’re dead set on making sure that doesn’t happen again. You feel it in your gut that this year will be different. You want to make sure 2018 is the year to remember; and believe me, it can be. If you feel you’ve fallen into a routine where the … Read More WHAT NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS
Do you often find yourself making a decision before giving yourself the time to reflect so you can make the choice that’s right for you? Do you ever say yes to please when the real answer is no? Are you often complaining about the little annoyances that could have been avoided had you just listened to your inner voice? If you’re a yes person, … Read More Why Self-Care Deserves to be at the Top of Your To-Do List
Imagine your life as it is right now. You live day by day, behaving as you’re expected to. But secretly, you have a desire to experience more. You collect items or pictures of things you wish to have or experience. It’s your best-kept secret. The greater part of it is kept deeply hidden in your deepest daydreams and stored neatly in your imagination. You … Read More How to Create Meaningful Change
Four months ago, I got my hair trimmed … or so I thought. I left very unhappy and after about a week, I called to cancel my next appointment. After getting a much-deserved refund, I thought to myself. Why did I trust a woman who didn’t take care of her own hair, to take care of mine?! I’m embarrassed to say, this wasn’t the first … Read More WHO’S COACHING YOU?
Why don’t you follow your heart? There was a turning point in my life when I subconsciously understood that I would not be accepted nor loved if I expressed myself fully. I was 16 when I shut down. I started behaving in ways that were expected of me because I feared rejection if I didn’t. Ten years later, I was a ball of stress … Read More 90% of you aren’t doing this
“If tomorrow, you could wake up and do anything you possibly wanted to do, what would it be?” When my astrologist asked me this question in 2013, I instantly replied that I’d leave Montreal, where I was living at the time. I didn’t though. “I can’t afford to leave my job. What would happen?” “Where would I go?” “Who takes this kind of uncalculated … Read More IS IT WORTH THE RISK TO LEAVE YOUR JOB?
Stepping into YOUR Purpose Three years ago, I opened my journal from the previous year on the exact same date. I realized that my concerns, complaints, worries and desires had remained exactly the same. I was shocked. I knew in that moment I had to change something, or my life would continue repeating itself over and over again. Alas, it did! This year, … Read More Define YOU, Define YOUR Purpose
In life, we allow situations and instances to get in the way of our goals, dreams or hopes. We get stuck so quickly and easily. During a silent retreat, I walked through a meditation labyrinth, head down, allowing my feet and flow to guide me. I realized how, when I reached an edge – a dead end – I did not stay immobile – … Read More Why life is like a labyrinth …