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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
Dealing with death while abroad

I knew that eventually I too would get that dreaded phone call from the old homeland informing me a family member had passed away, or is about to.

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A Year In Review

A Year In Review

Journal January 5, 2018

With a brand new website for 2014 comes a brand new blog. Through here I’ll be keeping you up to date with my latest work.

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Why I’m fed up with taking advice from “successful” people I never met
Full disclosure: this weekend I lost it a little bit. I had a mini-breakdown. Somehow I got one too many invitations for the next big success workshop. And a webinar. Conference. The list goes on. Don’t get me wrong. I love learning new things, and educating myself. This year... Read more