You Have to Ask for What You Want In Life


Have you ever sent a meal back at a restaurant?  Asked for a flight upgrade?  Switched hotel rooms because you wanted something specific?
Something about those kinds of situations can feel, well, stressful.  High maintenance, almost.  At least, to me.  Despite being fairly assertive, I’ve always shied...
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Survive & Thrive During the Holidays 101

The festive season is officially upon us, because I walked into a grocery store the other day and they already had advent calendars and Christmas decoration.  Where did you go, 2018?!

With Canadian Thanksgiving behind us, American Thanksgiving coming up, and all the festivities that December brings, this can be the merriest time of the...

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The Art of Maintaining Friendships with Christina Montalvo

We learn about relationships when it comes to the romantic kind.  Dating, maintaining, breakups, and more.

But what about when it comes to friendships?  Particularly with women?

I spent years with very few female friends, and it’s only in the past 3 or 4 years that it has become apparent to me how crucial these kinds of...

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Lessons Learned From My Mastermind Retreat: Vulnerability, Growth, Struggle & Entrepreneurship

I have to be honest with you: I’ve had a shit storm of a year.

There has been near-constant emotional upheaval, periods of the extremely high anxiety when it has felt hard to get out of bed or off the couch, enormous struggle and incredibly painful growth.

The interesting part is that most people close to me haven’t even been...

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Why Trying to Hate Your Body Into a Smaller Size is Going to Fail with Lauren Bradley of Fueled Physique

If you’ve ever struggled with fat loss, trying to hate your body into a smaller size and feel like you are constantly setting goals that you aren’t able to measure up against, then this is the episode for you.

I’m interviewing Lauren Bradley, who is a personal trainer turned online health and nutrition coach helping...

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Happiness Habits That Will Bring You Joy Every Single Day

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You know that feeling, when you’ve let a lot of your usual habits fall by the wayside and start to feel totally discombobulated, anxious and out of sorts?
I could feel the anxiety building last week and it peaked this weekend, leaving me a bit of a nervous wreck.  But then I started to...
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Becoming an Independent Thinker: Your Success Depends On It

“I just do what I’m told.”

That’s what one of the people in a business coaching group I’m part of said recently, and as soon as I heard it, I knew I had to do a podcast episode about it.

Blindly following along with what someone else tells you to do without stopping to use common sense, check in with yourself, and...

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Taking the Anxiety Out of Food: When Guilt Works Against You

Ever feel guilty about what you ate on the weekend?

Well, I’m going to break down my weekend in food for you nutritionist-style, and I’m not leaving anything out.

And I have to tell you: I almost didn’t want to record this episode because I still had a twinge of embarassment at being quite so open with sharing how many...

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Empowerment, Grief & Letting Go of Expectations with Athena Concannon

Today’s interview is a powerful example of strength through hardship, and why allowing yourself to show up exactly as you are without expectation will help you navigate life with a little more ease.

I’m honoured to have had the chance to interview my friend Athena Concannon on the Room to Grow Podcast today, and...

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Brand Building, Career Development & Work/Life Balance with Melissa Macfarlane Heidmiller

Have you ever been on the way to work and wished for a traffic jam just to put off your arrival? That moment when start to feel like your career just isn’t the right one for you is where Melissa comes in.

Melissa Macis a career development professional who has helped hundreds of men and women over the past 10 years break through barriers...

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