I've been doing vision boards and mood boards for quite some time now. I love doing them and find that they evoke both my creativity and my desires. It helps me gain clarity around what I want in my life and what I don't want. Set an Intention for the … Read more about Vision and Mood Boards: A Tool for Dreaming, Clarifying and Getting What You Want
I started reading The War of Art by Steven Pressfield today (thank you Jamie!) and I ended up reading half the book over lunch. The key concept to the book is overcoming Resistance and breaking through mental blocks. The book is designed to help you win the war as it … Read more about Resistance, Rationalization & Emotional Suppression
I was recently having a conversation with a friend of mine who was explaining a situation that they had found themselves in. They were in a dead-end job that was going nowhere fast and, due to other limitations, they felt stuck and unable to break free of corporate reins. As we … Read more about Act As If and the Science Behind Positive Thinking and Intentions
I receive at least three to five requests per week from people who want something from me in exchange for nothing. They want my advice, they want me to speak at their event, they want me to review something or they want me to meet up for lunch / coffee. I politely decline … Read more about Before You Ask for Something for Free, Think About What You Can Offer in Return
I'm currently reading Seth Godin's new book, "What to Do When It's Your Turn (and It's Always Your Turn)" and there are some profound, reflective lessons in this book. One of the lessons that hits home for me, and I'm sure you'll be able to relate also, is … Read more about Why Bad Ideas are Really, Really Good
When I used to invite people into my home, I made up a hundred excuses about why it was the way it was. "This furniture is from my college days... it's not staying this way... you know how it is with young children." "I haven't done anything with the house … Read more about Why Creating Cohesiveness Between the Inner and Outer is Crucial to Feeling Really, Really Good
When I first heard Taylor Swift's song "Shake It Off", I remember thinking that this was a catchy beat. After the initial listen, I paid attention to the success of the song -- who was sharing it in my community? Who was enjoying it? It seemed like she was able … Read more about What Taylor Swift Can Teach Us about Nostalgia Marketing
2007. I walked the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal until I stumbled across a tiny little gallery nestled in between other art galleries. Rue Saint Paul appeared to be lined with them and for whatever reason, on that very random day, I decided to wander into Espace B51 Art Contemporain … Read more about The Artist I Searched For and Found… Seven Years Later.