How This One Belief Can Change Your Life

Trust the wait. Embrace the Uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible. - Unknown   Can you believe it? It’s that time of year again.   As I look back at the things that have happened, the pleasant and unpleasant - one thing became really clear to me.   Anything Is Possible   This idea is something we no doubt hear and read a lot about in the personal development world. It interweaves itself throughout our daily lives. However, it came to the forefront of my awareness as the year progressed.   When the
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Could This Be The Secret To Take Years Off Your Face

"I regret taking such good care of my skin" - said no one ever   I woke up one fine day looking at my face in the mirror and thinking how old I had grown and all those signs of aging on my face were so visible. That very day I asked myself, “Is there any way possible through which I do not need to spend thousands of dollars on cosmetic surgeries and over the counter beauty creams?”   The only answer I could find and that worked wonders for me was Face Yoga.   It eliminated a majority of
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What Say We Turn Life Into Improv Art

I was reading an article by James Alutcher where he shares the best quotes from Bill Murray, kinda like what I also did here but in his own fashion.   Similar to James Altucher, I too want to be Bill Murray. Unafraid.   But come on now! Who doesn’t?!   As I always do whenever I read, I look for sequencing of words that pops out and inspires an article idea. And there it was. In the article, he describes the way Bill Murray lives his life beautifully:  
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Is Speaking Your Truth Good For You

If you avoid conflicts to keep the peace you start a war inside yourself.  - Unknown   The other day I was catching up with a friend and her boyfriend. We were talking about dating. I was sharing with them my dating escapades and how I feel anxious about feeling undesirable soon.  Hitting 40 in a couple of years makes me anxious.
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The Shocking Reason Why People Irritate You

"The world is a great mirror. It reflects back to you what you are." - Thomas Dreier   Have you ever wanted to have a crucial conversation with someone who pissed you off in almost every social interaction?  Were you dying to tell them how they were wrong, and that they needed to change?   Why did I have such an issue with this person and how could they so easily "press my buttons"?   The answer to this question can be traced back 13 years ago.   In 2003, I accepted a temporary lecturing position at the University of Alberta.
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Can’t Get Off The Hamster Wheel – Read This

Have you ever felt like you are on a hamster wheel and can’t get off it?   You thought you’ve stepped off, moved on and changed yet you still feel like nothing really has?   The thing is unless you are the guy who was on my flight from Toronto to Lisbon shoving his carry-on luggage in the overhead bin the SAME WAY over and over again. I have no doubt you have evolved in some way.   The question - for better or for worse? Being an optimist, I’ll assume you evolved for the better. After all, that’s what
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How To Get Over Self-Criticism

"You can't see in someone else what you don't already have inside yourself." - Christine Hassler   Ever find your inner critic going off telling you what’s wrong with you, or how things are hopeless for you because you can’t ever get anything right?   Today is your lucky day. Recently, I was having my moment of self-doubt and was listening to Christine Hassler’s podcast and I wanted to share this with anyone whose confidence level is affected by the level of your criticism.   In this episode she coaches a listener in how to Be More Confident and Less
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When To Draw The Line

‘If you ever find yourself in the wrong story, Leave.”- Mo Willems   When you are hustling for the wrong reasons. When you lose yourself in trying to be liked by everyone else When you find yourself busting your ass for people who don’t appreciate you. When you are fixated on controlling the outcome and it is doing more harm than good for you. Keeping you up at night. Worrying. Stressing.   Stop the struggle.   Release your expectations.   Let it Go.   Let your desire for relief be more important for now than achieving what it is you
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Do You Experience The Perfect Timing Syndrome

How many times have you put something off because you are waiting for something to happen?   Often I hear things like:   I’ll buy something new to wear when I have a party to go to.   I’ll open that vintage bottle of wine when there is a special occasion.   I’ll book that vacation when my friends have figured out what they are doing for holidays this year.   I’ll get back to playing golf, painting, gardening, (fill in the thing you’ve been putting off doing), when I have time.   Does this sounds familiar? Here’s the thing...  
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