On Confidence

What do Bill Gates, Lebron James, and Matt Fraser all have in common–aside from being awesome at what they do and having a huge fan base? While these individuals, like each of us, differ in background, strengths, weaknesses, shape and size, they all share at least one common characteristic: the ability to maintain self-confidence in…

Inten(t)sity

I've heard it said before that the English language is the hardest to learn. Three words can sound the same but have different spelling and meaning, for example, two, too, and to. One word can hold a variety of meanings depending on the context in which it is used. One such word, intensity, can mean…

The Player, The Passenger, The Prisoner, The Protestor, and The Pilot

Is it me or does the title sound like the start to one of those jokes where someone says “a player, a passenger, a prisoner, a protestor, and a pilot walk into a bar.”? I can assure, however, that today’s topic is far from a joke. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been diving…

Do the thing that scares you the most!

"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold."- Helen Keller As I sit here writing this, I'm currently facing another move to a new city in under a months time. If you've been following along for the last few years you know…

The Process: one of the keys to our well-being

If we feel as though our identity is dependent on the outcome then there is no way that we can perform at our best. If your happiness is dependent on accomplishing certain goals, what happens if and when life intervenes? What if you're plans are snubbed out? If outside events that are completely out of…

What does fitness look like to you?

What does fitness look like to you? If you had asked me this question a couple of years ago my answer would be completely different than it is now. The reason being, is that much like anything else in life, my perception of what it means to be fit has adapted and evolved and will…

Stressing out!

What do you think of when you read or hear the word stress? Our current outlook that we have towards stress is a negative one and today, like any other day I feel that this is something that we should attempt to unpack a little bit more. If we were to take a look into…