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Rise & Shine

Rise & Shine

    "How you start the day sets the foundation for the entire day" I believe this more than ever. When I reflect on what gives me the most energy & the most focus during the day, it's on those days when I start out with things that FILL MY ENERGY TANK. I've had...

Get Uncomfortable

Get Uncomfortable

"Your comfort zone is where your dreams go to die" ~Odyssey   I live up near Niagara Falls in Canada.  It's starting to chill off.  I've already seen some snow flurries over the last couple days. With all this cold weather, it reminded me of a 'chilly' experience...

Sensory Deprivation Tank

Sensory Deprivation Tank

Yesterday I floated in pure darkness in a SENSORY DEPRIVATION TANK for 100 minutes in water and Epsom salts.  Lots of Epsom salts.  It was an interesting experience. I was all fidgety at first.  I centered myself in the tank so my toes and fingers didn’t hit the...

Quitting My Job

Quitting My Job

Today, I walk out of my job for the last time.  I’m leaving my “safe & secure” government job after 15 years working in the IT office. I started at the Ministry of Transportation as a coop student.  After my 2 coop workterms, I returned back to school for 4 months...

20 Practical Uses for Coca-Cola

20 Practical Uses for Coca-Cola

20 Practical Uses for Coca-Cola. Proof That It Should Not Be In The Human Body  Coke is the most valuable brand in history, and “Coca-Cola” is the world's second-most recognized word after “hello.” However, the beverage itself is an absolute poison to the human...

15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do

15 Things That Emotionally Strong People Don’t Do

There is a particular aspect of mental strength that is the deciding factor of whether or not you will have a good life. There are many levels to mental strength and all are needed to be successful and happy. The one particular area of mental strength that has the...

Baked Kale Chips

Baked Kale Chips

Kale is a super veggie packed goodness.  Here is a very tasty recipe that is a favorite in our house.  Our kids go crazy over this crunchy and healthy treat.  We make multiple batches at a time and they rarely last the night.  Make a batch, and you will see why....

50 Life Secrets & Tips

50 Life Secrets & Tips

Here are some awesome life tips I found on highexistence.com. Enjoy! 1.        Memorize something everyday. Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings...

10 Foods You Should Never Eat and How to Avoid Them

10 Foods You Should Never Eat and How to Avoid Them

Human beings are designed to eat. Our bodies and brains demand a steady stream of energy along with the building, maintenance, and repair supplies that come along with food from sugars, fats, protein, minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins. That doesn’t mean we can just...

Be Happy – 30 Ways for 30 Days

Be Happy – 30 Ways for 30 Days

Did you know that you have more control over your happiness than you think? Almost 90 per cent of what causes us to be happy falls into categories like our attitude, behaviours and habits — all things we can modify. Want to improve your mood in just one month? Try out...

53 Greatest Lessons from 2013

53 Greatest Lessons from 2013

Here are some amazing lessons shared by my mentor Robin Sharma.  I really admire how he lives his life.  Enjoy! Robin is the author of the #1 bestseller The Leader Who Had No Title.  Give it a read.  It's an amazing book. Here are 53 things that 2013 taught me…...