The Airport Stranger and My Bottle of Wine

I thought I’d share a remarkable story of what happened at the airport recently, while leaving for my mini vacation with Andy. We’d been planning our trip for a while. On the week of, we prepared everything and got all packed. I was excited and just couldn’t wait to sit on a beach chair and…

Living a Life of Purpose and Compassion

Lieutenant Michael Almonte of New York City Police Department represents the true epitome of kindness and compassion. He discovered his purpose in life after meeting a police officer at age 16; who he believes shaped his life for the better.  He joined the NYPD and has since been paying it forward — changing the lives of others.…

Two Words That Are Enough

Last Friday I was on my way home from work and as I sat comfortably in my car, my mind started to wander to about 9 years ago where I was waiting to catch the first of five taxis to get from university to home. In my country, catching a taxi is often quite a…

6 Choices That Will Completely Change Your Life

Many people settle for a life they don’t wish for. They believe it’s how their lives were meant to be and there’s no way out. The way our life pans out comes down to the choices we make. Every single day we are bombarded by these choices — yes or no, water or soda.  They determine the…

Do We Really Become What We Think About?

Last Saturday morning I woke up to a gorgeous view with my love –- the trees were gently swaying in the cool morning air, and as the sun made its way up the horizon the sound of chirping birds peacefully filled the atmosphere. We sat on the balcony and looked down into the distant ocean…

Why Self-Love Requires You to be Selfish

I’m probably going to get a lot of heat for saying that self-love requires you to be selfish — perhaps because of the stigma attached to the word ‘selfish’. Selfishness is having the lack of consideration for others by being devoted to caring for one-self; and concerned primarily with one’s own interests, benefits and well-being. As much…

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