How to Make Your Impractical Dreams Come True

How to Make Your Impractical Dreams Come True

I dreamed of being a singer since I was in the fourth grade. I listened to Tiffany’s album on repeat and learned the lyrics for every Beatles’ song I could find. I was a first soprano in the choir and would make up harmonies with Megan and Janine at recess in middle...
She’s got skills. Leadership skills.

She’s got skills. Leadership skills.

Keira is a confident person. She’s in tune with herself. She knows what she wants and she articulates it clearly and specifically. If she asks for help and doesn’t get it, she asks again and even shows them what she means. When someone asks her to do something that...
My mother did a fire walk, and it blew my mind.

My mother did a fire walk, and it blew my mind.

My mother did a fire walk last month, and it blew my mind. She spent the majority of her life living by other people’s rules. One day, she woke up. She inspired me to write this poem in honour of her awakening. I want to share it with you because she’s within you as...
Could Positive Thinking Be Stunting Your Growth?

Could Positive Thinking Be Stunting Your Growth?

The quote above sounds lovely, doesn’t it? But what about the stuff in the shadows? There’s some real shit going on in there. Personally, I think it might be worth it to check it out. I remember years ago, when I worked for a large telecommunications...
Life Lessons from the Blue Zone: Sunrise, I rise

Life Lessons from the Blue Zone: Sunrise, I rise

I recently went to Blue Spirit in Costa Rica for DevaTree’s yoga training, Deep Attunement of the Instinctual Psoas Muscle.The experience was so very rich. Everywhere I turned, I internalized a deep sense of knowing about something profoundly important to me....
What Running Hurdles Taught Me About Life

What Running Hurdles Taught Me About Life

              I ran track in high school. I wasn’t very fast, but I had heart. I always thought that was my best asset as an athlete – heart. I always showed up and poured my soul into all my races and games. Maybe it was my...