We all know goal setting is important, but why do we set goals? I mean aside from the obvious, “to get things done” or to achieve your most meaningful aspirations, goal setting’s value can be summed up in one word: motivation. Goals are the fuel on the fire of ambition that drives us forwards. Along … Continue reading Goal Setting: Red Bull 400
Have you ever wondered what makes you, you? Most of us haven’t given much conscious thought to our own identities. You kind of are something, or you are not. We inadvertently shift and shape our identity based on our desires, experiences, personalities, beliefs, and labels we give ourselves. To some, identity is something we inherit, … Continue reading Your Identity Audit
As summer comes to an end - after what was hopefully an exciting, fun-filled few months - it's a time to shift gears, refocus on your goals, put your nose to the grindstone, and in some cases, to take on new challenges. Some people will prioritize working off their "summer bod's," which aren't as chiseled … Continue reading How to Fill Your Cup!
We've all heard the saying: "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." But what about: "if it's broke, don't fix it?" Much of the accepted and underlying psychology behind this statement can be summed up with one word: Rebuilding Rebuilding your relationships, your business, your house, your trust, your LIFE… it all sounds good in … Continue reading If it’s broke, don’t fix it…
It’s like competing in The X-Games It’s like completing a Master’s Thesis It’s like a Humanitarian Aid Project It’s more fulfilling than you can ever imagine. https://youtu.be/wiqL0TPHn58 It's like the X-Games… One thing I’ve noticed over the last few years I’ve had public speaking is that speaking is a lot like competitive freestyle skiing. In both … Continue reading What’s it like doing a TED Talk?
TEDx Stanley Park - March 4th, 2017 As I prepare to take the stage in just two days, I reflect on the TEDxStanleyPark journey thus far. It occurs to me, if for some reason I weren't able to deliver my talk, I am completely fulfilled. The Prize is in the Journey, not the Destination. Don't get … Continue reading The Prize is in the Journey, not the Destination
"Use your best judgement in ALL situations." - KALA STAR SCHOOL This week I had the pleasure of meeting the amazing students at Kala Star Academics and Outdoor School. Kala Star students watched The Healing Agent Documentary and took the first unit of SafeStart for Youth. Kala Star is a small school located in the … Continue reading You CAN do this!
I almost can't believe it's been 3 years since I face-punched the ground and practically popped my head off in Colorado. December 16th, 2016 marked my three year anniversary since breaking my neck. I always choose to celebrate my accident and the day that life as I knew it changed forever. Some people might think … Continue reading 3 YEARS – The SLVSH Story
Speaking with someone who shares one of your passions never gets old! That's why presenting to the Canadian Ski Instructors Alliance members on November 22, 2016, at their annual conference in Banff AB was so unique. It was an honour to work with their group! My presentation "Giving Your Full Effort" focuses on how we can … Continue reading The Power of Gratitude Triggers