The easiest way to manage stress and anxiety

I shared an incredibly effective and useful technique in a few of my classes last week and thought: why would I only keep this good shit in class? Just because you may not be able to come to one of my classes physically, doesn’t mean you should be denied one of...

The best advice for almost everything

I have this best friend who is honestly my soul mate, but not the life mate kind if you know what I mean. I was living in 100 year old house separated into suites in Calgary, and Nioka was moving into the top floor. Once she settled, I asked her if she wanted to go...

Here’s where the magic lives

Not long ago I had a magical experience when I drove home from the gym. It was that time of morning when the shadows are deep and the sun is bright and warm overhead. Driving was almost blinding as my eyes were adjusting to the darkness of the shadows and brilliance...

3 perspectives to get you into action

My mom has always called me “an old grandma.” Seriously. Since I was a toddler, this has been my mom’s nickname for me. Somehow I’ve been blessed with a unique outlook that has been beyond my years from even when I was small. I am moved by the human experience,...

How to change a life

In my early 20’s I had my first real grown up relationship with a sweet young man named Austin. We met in Jasper, and although my intention was to work there just for the summer and return to university in the fall, we decided to move in together instead and we stayed...