Putting it Into Perspective

Today I leave for Mexico. Specifically, Queretaro. But I'll be flying into Mexico City. I've known for a while that Mexico City was huge population wise and it has always impressed me how big it…

Growing Up Hurts

Trying to grow up is hurting, you know. You make mistakes. You try to learn from them, and when you don't, it hurts even more. ~ Aretha Franklin It's what you learn after you know it…

Why My Dad is Awesome

In honour of father's day, I wanted to say a few things about my Dad. How much I appreciate everything that he is to me. How lucky I am for him to be my Dad.…

2:37: The Movie – A Touching Story with…

I've watched a lot movies...and only a few times have I watched a movie that was surprisingly really good. The last time I can really remembering it happening, I had downloaded Slumdog Millionaire just before…

When the Hard Work Finally Pays Off

For 2 years I've run a website called Ultimate Rob (www.ultimaterob.com). In that time, I've published roughly 50 articles and posted more than 60 videos. My goal when I started the website was for it…

How Food Has Changed in the Past 30…

I'm reading Michael Pollan's amazing book "In Defense of Food" and literally every page I'm learning something new about our food system, the history of public policies and why many people are more confused about…

What Are You Afraid Of?

This post is inspired by one of my favourite quotes, by Marianne Williamson: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our…

“Christmas Day” Excitement

Remember when you were a kid and you woke up on Christmas day? The feeling you had. The excitement you felt. How you could hardly wait to open your gifts. What makes you feel like…

The 3 Types of Friends in Our Lives

Moving forward is all about getting to know yourself and knowing what you need to make yourself happy. I've met a lot of people who don't have a passion and don't have dreams. For whatever…

Instituting Change

You know when you get to a point that you know you need to make some changes in your life? But it's difficult because change can be scary. And unknown. But you've been here before.…