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Stepping outside our comfort zone

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This quote by Diane Arbus reminds me of the joys we can experience when stepping outside our comfort zone: “My favourite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” If you take this word-for-word you could say “Sure! I love travelling and discovering new countries!” But what about going somewhere you’ve never been from a […]

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Manon tu m’inspires!

tu m'inspires, Manon leduc, geneviève colmer, inspiration, inspire, inspirant, mentor, mentorat, mieux-être

Si vous me permettez, je vais écrire le billet d’aujourd’hui en français. Il concerne une personne qui a été une grande source d’inspiration dans ma vie et ce que j’ai à témoigner semble vouloir sortir dans la langue de Molière pour une raison quelconque. Au cours de ma carrière, j’ai eu la chance de côtoyer […]

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The war of art and being creative

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Oh the war of art… It’s a constant a interior battle. How can something so wonderful and magical like art and creativity also be a struggle? It all depends on your intentions and expectations. I had been reflecting on my blog this week, on how it has been evolving (i.e. obsessing about analytics and audience […]

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Are your choices really yours?

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Today’s inspirational quote is by Carl Jung and is about footwear (in a metaphorical way): “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” My interpretation of this is that what makes one person happy might make another person miserable. Everyone has their own individual path and […]

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Daily Joy: 365 days of inspiration

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I have a confession to make: I am a commitment-phobe. I don’t like things that lock me down into having to do something every day. That’s probably one of the reasons I waited so long to launch my blog. I knew that once you put it out there, people expect updates on a regular basis. That […]

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Redefining success with Arianna Huffington

Redefining success, Arianna Huffington

Does trying to be successful feel exhausting to you? If your answer to that question is yes, you are not alone. Most people feel the pressure to make more money, gain recognition and climb the good old corporate ladder. Or, you might be an entrepreneur that is just starting out and could work 16 hours […]

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Yassou from Greece!

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Yassou! (“hello” in Greek). Sorry for the lack of posts in the last few weeks. I’ve been enjoying some amazing vacation time in Greece with Robert. At first, my intention was to do a few posts while I was here but after a few days I realized I needed to take a step back and […]

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The best chocolate cheesecake ever

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This is the best chocolate cheesecake ever. No small claim I realize but I stand by my statement. This Châtelaine cake recipe has been a sure winner every time I’ve made it. It was a given that this would be my dessert of choice for the final sugar-coma inducing treat I would bring to my […]

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What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for, courage, fear, wellness, personal development, personal growth, coach, coaching, motivation, happiness, health, healthy living, full potential, inspiration

A friend of mine posted a question on Facebook this morning which lead me to another question which then lead me to this Gwen Stefani video. His question: Am I surviving or living? Good question to which I suggested going one step further: Are you surviving or THRIVING? I think that if you feel like you […]

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