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Feeling Bored In Isolation Or Quarantine?
The coronavirus (covid19) is here and will be around for a while, most likely many more of us will...
The Story Of Author Wilko Van De Kamp
An international bestseller and love and happiness guru, Wilko Van De Kamp has made it his life goal to help those who are perhaps stuck in their mundane, unhappy lives. While meeting new individuals through his fine art photography business around the world, he has developed a passion that... Read more
Note To Self: Take A Moment To Yourself Today
Opening my inbox is not usually I do first thing in the morning, as it tends to be a bad start of the day with too many requests from every possible angle. Living by your inbox, is living other people’s agenda for your life. This morning I habitually opened... Read more
Feeling Bored In Isolation Or Quarantine?
The coronavirus (covid19) is here and will be around for a while, most likely many more of us will be infected. Like many of you, I’m stuck at my home office without the ability to leave as I’ve been exposed directly to someone who has tested positive for the... Read more
My Unexpected Trip To Amsterdam To Have Coffee With Opa
My biological grandfather passed away a few years ago. I knew it was coming at some point. After moving to Canada I knew that eventually, I would get that dreaded phone call from the old homeland informing me a family member had passed away or was about to. At... Read more
A Year In Review

A Year In Review

Journal December 1, 2019

December for me is a month in which I look back on the past year, and set some goals for the new year ahead. It’s an exciting month for me, with Christmas being my favourite holiday of the year. Decorating the house always marks the fact that we’ve made... Read more
5 Reasons I Didn’t Move To Vancouver… But Love Visiting
It’s with mixed feelings but a happy heart that after 11+ years in Calgary I’ve decided it’s time for change. After being landlocked for this long I miss being near the water. Real water: salty water. So it’s time to move on and I’ve got my destination set for Vancouver’s... Read more
Keeping It Real: Feeding Your Dissatisfaction
A while ago I wrote a (somewhat ranty) status update about our grand life on Facebook. Summary: We’re always posting on social media about the life we want to live, and about all the positive things that are happening, whether real or not (yet). Which is great – we... Read more
Giving Back – Doing Good Through Education
The Liberty Training Academy has become a source of reliable information for many around the world. You have come for our training and courses, knowing that our expertise can help you grow and expand all aspects of your life and business. Because of this, we have grown to a... Read more
Why Releasing A Book May Be Similar To Giving Birth

For years I’ve been overthinking my passion, thinking it had to be either writing, teaching, photography, or maybe something else. While I love doing all of those things, the central theme that connects them all for me is travel. It’s probably what you know me for if nothing else.

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What Happened After My Happiness Book Got Published
This post shares what happened in the fall of 2015, which became the story that inspired my new “book of love“. After traveling and working on my Happiness book all summer, release day was finally there. With the help from many amazing people on my team, I worked hard... Read more