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…

Choosing Love Over Fear

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? When that question was posed to me, I thought long and hard about my answer— What would I do if I weren’t afraid? I’ve faced some huge fears before. I made choices by following my heart and walking in faith, and it somehow always turned out in…

A List of Things To Do in My Lifetime

In my last post, I wrote about waiting to do things in life—waiting to ‘live’. It inspired me to share my life list, which is basically a list of all the things I want to achieve, the dreams I want to fulfil, and life experiences I wish to have. “Every man dies — Not every…

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…

Why I Changed The Way I Drive

A little over a year ago, I got into a moderate car accident while driving. Honestly, I was at fault — I was driving way too fast and made a poorly calculated overtake that caused me to get badly broadsided by a hugeeeee truck. In hindsight, I was extremely lucky that my car didn’t spin…

How I Gain Clarity and Stay Emotionally Balanced

I once had a lot of cluttered thoughts and unresolved emotions in my mind. Overthinking was my best-friend and nothing ever seemed clear and simple. This affected the way I felt and influenced the poor decisions and actions of my everyday life. At the start of my journey back in 2015, I read Micheal A. Singer’s, The…

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…

How to Stop Being a People-pleaser

Do you find yourself always saying “yes” to your friends, family and co-workers even when you don’t want to? Then you may be a people-pleaser. People-pleasers are the kind of people who put everyone else before themselves and will do whatever is asked of them to make and keep everyone happy.  Up until recently, I’ve…

How to Have Healthy Relationship Fights

Every relationship has fights. If you’re in a relationship and you don’t at least scoff and roll your eyes at your partner from time to time, something is seriously wrong. When you’re in a relationship you’re expected to agree on most things, not everything.  There will be times where both people just cannot see eye to eye; so instead…

What makes a Healthy, Long-Lasting Relationship

I remember hearing people say ‘Don’t marry your first boyfriend/girlfriend’ and I thought to myself, ‘oh please, what do they know?’ Boy oh boy did I wish someone fully explained that to me earlier on. So here’s the thing… you found someone great so you pull up that little checklist in your mind…   Good looks ✓…

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…

10 Simple Ways to Look and Feel Your Best

I know I’m not the only one who strives to look and feel my best (not all but most times). Here are some simple practices you can develop that are proven to make you look and feel your best: Get Enough Sleep – Oh, who doesn’t love to sleep?! Sleep gives your body a chance…