June 8, 2018

How Social Media Is Linked To Depression

According to CNN the US suicide rates increased more than 25% since 1999 and in 2016 alone, 45,000 lives were lost to suicide. 🙁 With all of the tragic suicides recently, I feel very compelled to share some knowledge about depression. I have had my own struggle with depression and I know first hand how incredibly challenging it is. Especially when you feel like you have no one to talk to. I was there, I […]
June 4, 2018

Setting Boundaries and Why It’s Important to Your Confidence

Boundaries are your own physical and emotional “lines in the sand” based on who you are, what your core values and standards are --the rules and principles you live by when you say what you will or won’t allow --what is and is not acceptable. Setting boundaries with others helps you to create more positive outcomes. Boundaries are things that separate one thing from another, like walls that separate the outside of a house from […]
May 30, 2018

What Is My Life Purpose? Why Am I Here?

I hear those 2 questions from my clients and students often. I believe that we all have unique gifts that are meant to share with the rest of the world. For you to start living your life to the fullest, you  must discover who you are and what your purpose is. Some people who have discovered their gifts and shared it with the world are: Mother Theresa, Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra, Walt Disney Jim Carey, […]
May 24, 2018

Day Trip to the Beautiful “Bloom Tulips Festival”

The Abbotsford Bloom Tulip Festival is a huge, 10-acre tulip farm with thousands of tulips and over 30 varieties. The fields were in "low bloom" and still green and unopened when my friend Kim & I went the first time in mid April. The second time we went on May 8th "high bloom" was in full effect, and it was breathtaking!! 😀 It's a hour long drive to get here from downtown Vancouver but TOTALLY worth […]
May 3, 2018

F*#k Off, Fear! – PUMP up the JAMmie By Jammie Komadina

When I was a raging piss tank I didn’t really have fear on my radar. I basically had zero sense of self and did the same old things, day after day, unknowingly living in a shitty little comfort zone. I wasn’t conscious of it at the time, but I was strongly avoiding making changes, and the unknown. These are two of the most common fears. Nowadays, sober, I’m almost hyper-aware of the feelings that come […]
April 25, 2018

The Spectacular Vancouver Cherry Blossom Trees (Pics & Video!)

This time of year is so incredibly beautiful in Vancouver. 😀  It's Cherry Blossom Tree Season! Pretty pink blossoms bloom for 1 -2 weeks in April, and the city celebrates this during the annual Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival. The beautiful trees looks like pink, puffy clouds of cotton candy or popcorn, and they can be seen in several places throughout the Vancouver area. The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival was founded in 2005 by Linda Poole, its executive director, to […]
April 4, 2018

Set Goals to Build Your ABSOLUTE Confidence

Goals give you a sense of meaning and purpose in your life and help you get where you want to go MUCH faster. Without having goals, it’s like traveling to a new city on the other side of the world, renting a car and not getting a map to help you get around! :O Setting goals for yourself gives you clarity on what you ultimately want in your life, and are a motivation to get […]
March 18, 2018

7 Things Women With Absolute Confidence DON’T Do

Women who have absolute confidence are women that trust, love and respect themselves. They believe in their abilities to achieve what they want. Here are 7 things to STOP doing: 1) They don’t obsess over the opinions of others Women with absolute confidence don’t get caught up in criticism or negative feedback. While they do care about the well-being of others and aim to make a positive impact in the world, they don’t worry about negative opinions that […]
March 8, 2018

Happy International Women’s Day!

I LOVE being a woman! 🙂 I wish all of the women all over the world a sense of empowerment and confidence on this day where we celebrate women and women’s rights! Here are a few of my favorite, inspirational quotes: "We need to reshape our own perception of how we view ourselves. We have to step up as women and take the lead."—Beyoncé "A woman is like a tea bag—you never know how strong […]