In our society, we are generally taught that we should “move on” from painful experiences and that we should appear as “normal” as possible at all times. We try to bury a lot of feelings, which only intensifies the secret hold they have on us. By identifying the experiences that have contributed to who you … [Read more…]
Let’s be honest – most people don’t explore California by bike! But after years of riding motorized bikes, I decided it was time to hop back on a real bike and see the city at a slower pace. Santa Barbara is beautiful.
In May 2015, I travelled to Africa with my daughter, Jamie, to work with the Maasai Conservation Fund. The main purpose of our trip was to help bring potable water to a community in need, and it was amazing to be able to help people who were living without a basic necessity that we take … [Read more…]
It is easy to think that if we set out minds to something, we can achieve it. But the truth of the matter is that most behaviours are deeply rooted in our formative years, and are so engrained in our subconscious that our conscious mind, or willpower, will not win in the long run. You may … [Read more…]
We spend a lot of time thinking about and working on our relationships with other people. But in reality, you will never have truly healthy relationships with other people until you stop and focus on your relationships with yourself.