For us Canadian’s Thanksgiving happened October 9th, a month and a half before the same holiday occurs in America, which means this beautiful continent gets to focus on thankfulness and gratitude twice before the December consumption that synchronizes with the Christmas season. To me this past Thanksgiving was a reminder about daily thankfulness versus an… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Gratitude
Some of the best parts of doing what I do is the people I meet, the team that grows daily and the incredible support that goes with it. Not a day goes by that a question comes up that I am able to take to my team and get immediate answers and encouragement. For me… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Spotlight on Tara!
YOGAS CITTA VRTTI NIRODHAH The restraint of the modifications of the mind-stuff is Yoga. – Sutra #2, “The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali” Translation and Commentary by Sri Swami Satchidananada The mind is a incredible and wonderful thing, but it’s fickle, its the monkey mind. Coupled with our “monkey society” of constant consumption, over stimulation and… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Goal Setting
This post is an exercise I’ve created for myself – a open brainstorm for me to develop my own passions. I’ve promised to help others and my goal is to share my own development and study with you, who have the same desires to mold your lives around your passions, dreams, and hopes. Please take a pen and paper, a blank document or anything that you can use to follow along for your own introspection and self-study.
Dear Reader, I swore this year would be about speaking my truth. Some truths don’t need to be braodcasted… but then again the silence that we practice for certain truths cause much damage. And this truth has been heavy on my heart for many years and I wish to set it free. One year ago today… Continue reading Westy Living: night 35. To Speak.
Christmas in Vancouver didn’t exactly go as planned.. (see video… or skip it and keep reading, it’s way more positive down at the bottom!) I was an anxiety ridden wreck in the big city and needed to rest and recover somewhere highly removed from the bustle of people, cars, cell reception, more people, and the… Continue reading Jordan River
Over the last couple years I have been doing a slow purge of all that I don’t need. The more I give away, sell, or recycle the easier it is to let go of the many unnecessary possessions I have acquired over the years. The more I get rid of, the clearer I think and… Continue reading Simplifying and Clearifying