February 29, 2012

Take a Leap of Faith! Happy Leap Day!

Today you get a whole extra day! YAY! How are you going to use that bonus time? How about you take a leap of faith?! Get out of your comfort zone and face one of your fears…do something today that scares you! Taking a leap of faith means jumping into the unknown, which is something I LOVE doing! The unknown is exciting, not scary and I look at the unknown with curiosity, NOT fear. Why not give […]
February 28, 2012

Confident Eye Contact

    Confident people always make frequent and direct eye contact. There are 8 forms of non-verbal communication and eye contact is one of the most valuable non-verbal means of communication you can use. So much of what we want to communicate can be delivered through our eyes. One glance from another person can speak volumes about that person’s level of confidence and their attitude. How many times have fights broken out simply because one […]
February 19, 2012

TBC Indoor Go-Kart Racing Fun

  WOOOOO-HOOOOO!! I just love it there. You can get the go karts goin’ super fast!! A great way for me to get my winter “Speedy Bike Girl” adrenaline fix 🙂 I was flying around the track doing 60km/hr while sitting just 2 inches from the ground! The 13-turn road course means that the drivers with the most guts and skill will get the fastest times. The time flies by SO quickly, so you’ve gotta […]
February 14, 2012

Self-Love: How to Fall In Love With Yourself

Happy Valentine’s Day! ‘Tis the season to be talking about love…and because self-love is one of The 10 Components of Confidence, you know I have to talk about that today! 🙂 Self-love is having a deeply affectionate relationship with yourself. Unfortunately self-love hasn’t really been encouraged over the course of history. We’ve been socially conditioned to think negatively about loving ourselves. Our society has labelled people who love themselves openly as egotistical, vain and selfish. […]
January 27, 2012

Fun at the Indoor Shooting Range

It’s been a while since I had some fun at a shooting range. Several years ago was the first time, when one of my best buddies became a cop, he invited me to an outdoor range to try it. And I loved it, and was surprised to learn that I had really great aim! But now my buddy is married with a child, so he’s a busy guy and doesn’t go out to the range […]
January 26, 2012

My FAV bike at the 2012 Vancouver Motorcycle Show

This past weekend the annual bike show was here, and being a HUGE sportbike lover, I had to go check out it out. Specifically I had to go see the bike I am most excited about for 2012, the brand new Ducati 1199 Panigale. SUCH AN INCREDIBLE BIKE –I am saving up for mine! But of course, mine won’t be red, it will be HOT PINK, just like my Kawasaki Ninja 🙂 Ducati eliminated the […]
January 23, 2012

Six Ways to Get More Respect

Create a clear vision. Picture what you and your life will be like once you’ve implemented your resolution. Make your vision detailed and concrete. This will both fuel your resolve and prepare you to paint compelling pictures for others. Imagine a scene with the new you in it. Describe what you’re seeing and saying, whom you’re talking to – make it concrete. Put the coffee on the stove and the boots by the door in […]
January 17, 2012

Discover Your Fearless Self

Do you long to follow your own heart? Do you wish you had the courage to walk through those doubts and fears that stand between you and your dreams?. Over time, we often forget that the power to claim the life we choose exists within us. We often loose sight of our original, fearless self. Stop Seeing Yourself as Powerless Realize the freedom you long for appears by itself once you stop agreeing to see […]
January 13, 2012

Make a Lasting Impression

  1. Be pleasant and full of praise. Whether you’re making connections at a conference or meeting colleagues from other departments, one of the best ways to get people to remember you is to turn on the charm.  When you make someone laugh, feel happy or admired, they naturally reciprocate those feelings towards you Nothing leaves a bad taste in people’s mouths like an accidentally insulting joke or string of bad puns.  And remember, even […]