What Makes Winners, Winners?

How do superstars become ‘super’ anyway?  Is it luck?  I believe that it is preparation meeting opportunity.  Let’s be honest, we all want to be winners.  We all want to achieve our goals and live the lives of our dreams.  So why is it that some of us do but others never get there?  What’s the difference?  This is a question that I’ve been fascinated by for over half my life and one that I’ve...

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Finding Balance

Finding balance in a busy life is no easy feat. “Finding balance” sounds like this fluffy, intangible euphoric place with no road map to get there. Speaking from personal experience, I find balance and the most fulfillment in life when ‘all the bases’ are covered. I get frustrated and resentful when one area of my life eats up all of my time, sucks up my energy and leaves the other areas high and dry. Is...

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Here We GROW, Again!

Returning to Personal Fitness Training – Thoughts and Reflections… It’s been two years since I segwayed from CSJ Active Wellness after surviving a tough but hugely rewarding 5-year lease and the life experience owning my very own studio in a brand new community. Ben and I moved to Gibsons in the summer of 2004 and opened the studio in September with some help from amazing friends, family and our contractor. I had...

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Back To My Roots

Back To My Roots From hair colour to values, my 40’s are all about returning to my roots. It’s funny how your teens and twenties and sometimes into your thirties are constantly about finding ways to improve yourself with a new hair colour, tinted contacts, tanning, even surgical enhancements to your face and other body parts. I’m not necessarily saying this is a bad thing.  I’m just observing it.  Lord knows I probably hold the...

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