I Like You…But I Don’t Want to Talk…

How many times have you had this happen to you? You write one of your friends a message on facebook. You don't hear back from them. A week, two weeks, three weeks go by and…

Words of Wisdom From Will Smith

This video contains clips of Will Smith from interviews he's done sharing his advice on life, happiness and learning. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPTTN8WZ7kM?rel=0] What is one piece of advice you'd like to share? Mind would be: find…

You Don’t Have to Prove Nothing to Nobody…

My favourite scene in my favourite movie, Rudy, comes just after Rudy quits the football team before the last practice of his senior year at the University of Notre Dame. One of his mentors, a…

I Am the Master of My Fate; I…

The title of this post, which are the last 2 lines from my favourite poem, Invictus, is what guides my life. I have all the control in my life to do what I want and…

Peace of Mind

I have a hard time quieting my mind sometimes. I spend a lot of time on my own and without it, I don't feel balanced. Trying to find peace within myself is something I've been…

Six Songs That Were New To Me

The benefit about having XM radio in my car is that I can listen to a variety of music genres very easily and it also means that I get to hear a lot of songs…

You Get What You Give

Be giving of yourself to the person you are with. What you give to them, you will get back. If you give love, you will get love back. If you give hate, you will get…

In a Bird’s Nest – Life’s Metaphor

There are many people who aren't doing what they love, aren't going after their dreams and are living a life of fear. Why is that? I think there are many reasons but one of the…

It’s All About How and Why You Do…

Over the past few years, I've grown to truly discover what makes me happy and have been setting goals and chasing dreams all related to disc sports. However, along the way, I've had realizations related…

Dealing with Disappointment

The gift of disappointment is to bring us into reality so we don’t get stuck in the realm of how things might have been. Whenever we do something in life with an expectation of how…

The Demise of Guys – What is Going…

Have you heard of "The Demise of Guys"? If you haven't, you should check out the website. It makes sense, it's clear to me by talking to my friends and hearing what is going on…

Being Competitive vs Competing

From playing sports my entire life, I know a thing or two about competing. I've met a lot of people over the years who were good and I've met a lot who weren't so good.…

Lucky Number 7

Today marks exactly 7 years since I moved to Calgary from Halifax. Today is also my sister's 27th birthday. My mom's favourite number was, you guessed it, 7. In honour of my mom, I'd like…

Answering Some Questions About…Me

My friend Crystal recently added an interesting post to her blog titled "Questions we should be asking". It's a very personal thing to answer questions about yourself and to look internally and be honest with…

Invictus – My Favourite Poem

Before playing on the Calgary men's ultimate frisbee team, Invictus, I had never heard of this poem. But when I first read it, the last 2 lines stood out in my mind and to this…

The Bank of Time

Imagine there is a bank account that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening the bank deletes whatever part of the balance you failed…