10 Things I Learned This Year

As the old saying goes, “We live and we learn.” Sometimes we learn things the hard way through trial and error, failure and mistakes; and sometimes we learn from simply observing the people and things around us, and being open to new information and change. Fortunately this year, I had to learn nothing the hard…

What’s One Thing You Changed This Year?

I’m asking my weekly questions this month as a way for us to reflect on our year 2017 and to spread the joy of Christmas. I look forward to your responses. Question: What’s One Thing You Changed This Year? My response: This year was one of many great changes for me, but the change that stands…

The Stupid Things We Do When Young

I was cracking-up by a song on radio while driving to work yesterday—“Young Dumb & Broke”—apparently it’s a hit. When it ran into the chorus, I giggled and shook my head as my mind wandered down memory lane to all the dumb sh*t I did when I was younger. I cringed in embarrassment at the…

What’s The Best Decision You’ve Ever Made?

We make decisions everyday, but at some point in our life, we will find ourselves at a cross-road where a critical decision needs to be made—one that will change our life forever. Sometimes such decisions don’t turn out in our favour, but then there are times when it’s the best decision we’ve ever made; which…

What’s the Best Advice You’ve Ever Received?

Today is week two of my ‘question of the week’ blog series. I really enjoyed hearing from you all last week and am super excited to read your responses this week. Today’s Question: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? My response: I’ve heard a lotttt of excellent advice from thought leaders, family and close friends,…

Hard Work On a Hospital Bed

I’m an advocate for ambition and diligence. I believe our dreams will never be fulfilled and success will never be achieved if we just sit around, wasting time, hoping that something magically comes our way. That being said, I strongly believe we should maintain some sort of balance when it comes to working toward our…

Why Love and Pride Don’t Mix

When it comes to a choice involving love, ideally we think that love trumps everything; but the harsh reality is that it doesn’t always. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to choose between love and something else? I think it’s one of the hardest decisions to face in life. How…

One Word That Makes Life Easier

It’s late. My eyes are growing heavy from the overwhelming exhaustion of my daily tasks. Still, my day isn’t over—I have to meal prep for the week ahead. I much rather be curled up in my bed watching a movie. Oh the joys of adulthood, “Why do I always have so much to do?” “I…

How Changing My Habits Completely Changed My Life

If you’re anything like the way I was, you perhaps don’t pay much attention to your daily habits. Did you know that our life is the result of all our habits? As Margaret Thatcher rightfully said: “Watch your thoughts, for they will become actions. Watch your actions, for they’ll become… habits. Watch your habits for they will…

20 Things Life Taught Me So Far

The year 2016 has been very life changing  — one hell of a ride as I took some drastic turns that were challenging but absolutely worth it. All in all, it proved a lot to me along the way and I’ll love to share them with you. Here’s what my life taught me so far:    No matter how difficult it may…