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  • THE POWER OF WORDS, STORY AND MAKING YOUR WORD COUNT

    THE POWER OF WORDS, STORY AND MAKING YOUR WORD COUNT ALL ABOUT WORDS My dad is a Scrabble champion. He will take his time, study his letters and somehow out of his collection of letters, he is able to spell words like ‘Quetzals’ & ‘Gherkins’. I on the other hand rush in and gloriously roll […]

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    A Hole… A Tree… And The Green Grass Grew All Around All Around!!!

    A Hole… A Tree… And The Green Grass Grew All Around All Around!!! Have you ever heard the expression, that “to get things done you have to do it yourself”? Have you ever been in a situation or a relationship where you really wanted help, but didn’t ask for it? You would wait and “see” […]

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    Three Things I Learned On My Summer Vacation

    Three Things I Learned on My Summer Vacation Prologue For Fourteen Days this summer I left Saskatchewan, closed The KIVA Studio, cancelled all my Joy Guru Sessions, and headed by car to British Columbia with my mom. Gearing up to go was more effort than we anticipated. My dad’s dementia accelerated and his mobility declined. […]

  • I Am Responsible For My Life.

    I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR MY LIFE. How Freedom & Fierce Focus Emerged in 5 Days. I just returned from five days in the United States where I gathered for “The Freedom Immersion”. This was an intimate, mastermind-style weekend, (with Kate Northrup and Mike Watts), where we dove deep into all things freedom: emotional, spiritual, and […]

  • A Cancer, A Clown, and Coming Full Circle!

    A Cancer, A Clown, and Coming Full Circle! LAST WEEK: I was in North Battleford, Saskatchewan facilitating my SOUL JAM COLLECTIVE – SELF-CARE RETREAT for nurses who worked for the Meadow Lake Tribal Council. 25 or so nurses from diverse backgrounds and communities gathered. We shared stories. We took time to slow down, to laugh, […]

  • How a Multi-Tasker finds Inner Truth and Awareness?

    HOW A MULTI-TASKER FINDS INNER TRUTH AND AWARENESS?!?!? If you have met me you know that I am a creator. I love travelling at the speed of light. I have ideas and mindmaps bubbling out of my ass. My mind is at times a “bubble brainstorm machine”. (That’s a good thing. Not a medical condition. […]

  • Giving, Receiving & The Power of WE!

    Giving, Receiving and the Power of WE! My Grade Three teacher was wonderful. Her name was Miss Hill. She drove a little punchbug/ladybug like vehicle, wore swishy dresses with bright flowers, and gave us oodles of stickers and compliments. The first poem I remember writing was in Miss Hill’s class. It was called “Rain”. I […]

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    My Top 7 Ingredients for Building a Career & Life that Rocks Your Socks

    Hi there. First things first. Thankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyouthankyou. THANK YOU. Gratitude is a powerful thing. If I could shoot M&M’s … Smarties… or Skittles of gratitude and sunshine through this email… believe me I would. Even though we are on either side of our computers, you truly are a blessing in my gathering of life. YES YOU!!!! […]

  • THE POWER OF WATER: HOW TO TURN A FLOOD INTO A WATER BLESSING

    MY WATER ADVENTURES LAST WEEK. Have you ever experienced a flood? You come home from a holiday… to find water in your basement. Or you hear a pipe go “ping” and very quickly find how fast, persistent and strong water can be – even with the littlest drip and drizzle? Dust bunnies now floating around […]

  • MY 2015 SOUL COLLAGE INVITES ME TO EXPAND AND YOU CAN TOO!

    I Am Expanding Abundance & Infinite Joy My 2015 Soul Collage invites me to expand. January 1, 2015 was the best beginning of the year EVER!  After a leisurely soul filled “sisterhood of the travelling pants” New Years Eve, I awoke with great flow and ease into January 1st. It began with a great breakfast, incredible […]