Lessons Amanda Todd Can Teach Us

The story of Amanda Todd has been haunting me lately. If you aren’t familiar with it, it is the story of a young woman who had her whole life in front of her, but chose, instead to end it much too early. And why? Because she was bullied. The bullying started with an adult taking → Continue reading: Lessons Amanda Todd Can Teach Us

Handling the Potholes in Life

One thing that has been on my mind a lot this past week is a question that one of the participants asked at my last workshop, “How do I stay motivated while I work towards my goal?” It’s a very valid question – a great question in fact. Everyone, no matter how committed they are → Continue reading: Handling the Pot Holes in Life

What You Believe, You Achieve

I love to listen to The Vinyl Cafe with Stuart McLean on CBC Radio on Sunday afternoons. Each Sunday he reads a true story submitted by a listener. The story he read this past Sunday really struck a cord with me. It was about a young girl named Kaylee* from Medicine Hat, AB who loved → Continue reading: What You Believe, You Achieve

If This Was My Last Day

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been having fun getting acquainted with my new/used iPod Touch. A big part of this has been downloading my favourite songs from iTunes. One of the songs I downloaded was “If Today Was Your Last Day” by Nickelback. After listening to it, I started thinking about what I → Continue reading: If This Was My Last Day