Freedom from your shit…

Totally true story… I had a crazy dream I want to tell you about. But first some background… As you may recall from last week’s blog post (and if not I highly suggest you take a peak at it), one of my focus words for this year is Freedom. When I…

Read More


How every professional can avoid burnout…part 2

Last week, we defined burnout and it’s stages. This week let’s look at how you can avoid burnout. Perhaps you think that working harder and ignoring your own needs makes you more productive. It may in the very short term, but in the long term it actually makes you LESS productive…

Read More


Skating your way to success…

I love figure skating. In fact it is my most favourite wintertime activity to do. I’ve been doing it all my life and while I can’t do too many fancy jumps anymore, I do love to glide and twirl as much as I can. I even have dreams at night about…

Read More


Make your dreams a reality…

“A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien We all have dreams. Without dreams, life isn’t much fun living. Sometimes we allow those dreams to blossom and grow to fruition and sometimes we let our dreams wither and die. You may love, love, love your job,…

Read More


HeatherHeadshot_2

This coach has a confession…

I’ve been a coach and speaker for over 6 years now. In the years since I first wrote and published my book Your Life According to You and had my very first speaking gig, I’ve helped primarily women (though the odd man too) with everything from their weight to finding their…

Read More


Making the impossible possible…

I would like to introduce you to Susanne. We met a few years ago and while she started out as a client we quickly became close friends. This past weekend, I was privileged to be able to see her realize one of her big dreams in person. You see in the…

Read More


The success formula

Last week I sent out an offer to ask me any question. If you had 15 minutes of my undivided attention, what question would you ask (BTW you can still ask me a question if you like)? I have to say I had some very awesome questions—some were very specific and…

Read More


10 things I wish I knew before starting a business

I am often asked to speak to young entrepreneur groups and the number one question I get is what advice would I give to someone just starting out along the entrepreneurial path. I do in fact have a top ten list. However, it is good for anyone thinking about starting their…

Read More


Being weird…it’s ok.

I fully admit I’m a tad on the ‘weird’ side. I have quirks and a sense of humour that some people love and others not so much. Being in the public eye means I open myself up to all sorts of comments on a regular basis (in fact I’ll know I’ve…

Read More


Responsibility Quote

Take 100% Responsibility

We often think somehow or some one else is responsible for filling out lives with happiness, wealth, nurturing relationships, and a fantastic career. We blame others when bad things happen to us. We plan for someday. Someday I will live the life of my dreams. Someday I will have the money…

Read More


Fear

My fears…

Some people may think I am fearless—I have no problem taking risks. But I actually have fears like everyone else. And to prove it, this past weekend, while looking for something totally unrelated, I found a list of my fears from early 2008. Yes, I actually wrote down a massive list…

Read More