People Pleasing is Dishonest: The Dangers of Being Agreeable

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People pleasing is exhausting. But more than that, it’s downright dishonest, and trying to be everything to everyone will leave you feeling drained and dissatisfied. Not only that, how can anyone ever trust your word if you don’t give honest opinions and instead aim to be “easygoing” or simply go with the flow for the sake of maintaining the peace? …

What No One Tells You About Why Stress is Actually Good for Us

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We’ve all been taught to believe that stress is bad for our health.   I’ve discussed this at length myself on this podcast and elsewhere: how to reduce and eliminate excess, unnecessary stress to free ourselves from the potentially harmful side effects. However, I’ve always acknowledged that stress is an inevitable part of life, and it’s more about what you …

Breaking Negative Thought Patterns with Lisa Carpenter

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I’m honoured to bring to you a fan favourite guest (and one of my personal favourites) Lisa Carpenter to share her amazing wisdom on the podcast today! Lisa Carpenter CNC, CSNC, PN1, CPT  is the secret weapon for driven, ambitious, achievers who want to live, lead, and perform at their highest level.   She helps her clients break free from being …

A Shift in Business: Podcasting, Coaching, Nutrition & Personal Growth

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I’m sharing some big news today! Moving forward, I’m refocusing my work more towards podcasting coaching and helping women learn to share their stories and experiences in a powerful way to reach new audiences and connect with people on a whole new level.  This decision hasn’t been an easy one.  I agonized for month, debating whether or not I wanted …

How to Use Collaboration to Jumpstart Growth with Sarah Swain of The Great Canadian Woman

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I had the honour of being the first person to get a chance to interview Sarah Swain, the mastermind behind the platform The Great Canadian Woman, and you NEED to get to know her! Often referred to as a serial entrepreneur, Sarah has an innate ability to take an idea and turn it into reality at lightning speed in BIG …

The Underrated Power of Stillness: Leaving Space for Miracles in a Noisy World

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Stillness makes us uneasy, especially in this world we live in where productivity and being busy is considered positive and useful, a badge of honour we all seem to strive for.  The problem is that when we’re constantly in motion, it doesn’t allow the space to allow other things to come in.   Not only that, but when we feel overwhelmed, …

6 Ways to Manage Self-Sabotage and Distractions

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Are you tired of feeling like your own worst enemy? Whether it’s those big dreams or just getting yourself to the gym, we’re masters at sabotaging ourselves as soon as any bit of resistance comes up. I’ve found myself at these crossroads multiple times, and have begun to ask myself this question when I can feel the resistance happening and …

Sorry, But Stop Apologizing

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There’s a running joke that Canadians are always saying “sorry” and while there can be *some* truth to that stereotype, this runs much deeper across all countries and nationalities, especially amongst women. The research backs this up: women are more likely to apologize than men.  There’s some belief that this could be because women are much more socially attuned to …

You Have Choices: Building a Life You Don’t Need to Escape

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Find yourself constantly waiting for the weekend?  Planning your next vacation before one has even ended?  Stress every Sunday before the workweek starts up again? Here’s my question to you: What are you trying to escape from?   If you find yourself constantly trying to escape your day-to-day reality, something needs to shift. Comfort will feel a lot easier than …