Life Is Happening In Me

“If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.”  – Anne Morrow Lindbergh     Earlier this year, I spent some time at an ashram in Rishikesh,… Continue reading

Being Fully Human Tip # 5: Let Someone In

  A few weeks ago, I was volunteering at a large conference in downtown Toronto on spirituality.  When in line for morning tea, the girl next to me and I ended up striking… Continue reading

I just realized that I’m spoiled

  “Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.” – Marianne Williamson     This past spring, I was in India for a spiritual… Continue reading

My Lollipop Moment

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”   – Robert Brault My friend Drew calls the often overlooked, yet significant, little moments in… Continue reading

Being Fully Human Tip #4: Speak with a stranger

  “A stranger is just a friend I haven’t met yet.” – Will Rogers   On Friday evening, I was about to catch the transit home but decided to stop for dinner at… Continue reading

Finding My Personal Oasis

  Being someone who is ambitious and active, I used to try to do it all, all the time.  Conceptually, I knew that balance, wellness, and doing things to take care of my… Continue reading

Show up for a friend

“Friendship isn’t a big thing. It’s a million little things.” – Unknown     Recently, I received one of the longest texts I have ever received.  It was from a friend of mine… Continue reading

Letting The Pain In

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” –Bernice Johnson Reagon     A friend of mine once told me that everyone has a… Continue reading

Connect two people

“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson     In a predominantly individualistic North American… Continue reading

Protect Your Playground

    I want to share a story with you that truly shaped my life.  It starts back in elementary school. When I was young, and I remember our school had the coolest… Continue reading