MWB – MINDFULNESS TEACHINGS

    there is much to learn! Mindfulness and Meditation practices are old/new concepts being implemented into our 21st Century impossibly face paced lives. Tear the whole damn thing apart I say! The news of the day calls for a system overhaul and it starts and ends with SELF. Social and Emotional learning are crucial […]

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HOSTING – NSB SPEAKERS SHOWCASE

  Hosted @nsbspeakers annual showcase of their BEST! I was in the front row, so engaged with the speakers, I forgot (for a moment) that I had a job to do. The saying is right – it’s not work when you love it. Inside the #ScotiaBanktheatre we will heard from brilliant minds like: ✅ David Frum (Senior Editor […]

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SELFIE

enjoying my summer. feeling free.

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NATIONAL SPEAKERS BUREAU – ENGAGE #NSBEST

                  People know me best for my campus presentations [2 consecutive National Awards for Best Lecturer!] and I have been thinking of a new way to serve my students as they move on in life. Workplace Wellness is an extension of and the bridge to a new […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY. NFLND

honestly, we forget how B I G Canada truly is!! after a 3 hour flight from Toronto to St. John’s (same as flying to Miami?!) i was hit in the face with sunshine and the fressssshest air my skin has ever felt. jellybean coloured row houses, the friendliest people…honestly… and that ocean. wow. Memorial University […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] MCMASTER UNIVERSITY

  @oprah calls this a “full circle moment”. *exhale* – yesterday was the anniversary of my “worst day ever”. year by year, i have transitioned into a #survivor. 14 years now. unreal how my heart and life have been transformed….by starting with #selfcare and #selfforgiveness -   also yesterday McMaster University (s/o @mcmasteru @macssc ) #firstyear students invited me to Keynote and Q&A a conversation about #MentalHealth #ResponsibleDrinking and #Consent . […]

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NATURE WALK

you will never feel worse after a walk in the woods. water is peaceful. fire, cleansing. the forest, grounding. the harder the struggle, the more time outdoors. aim for one hour a day. let it be the reason you get dressed if need be. but it helps. swearsies.

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[CAMPUS TOUR] HUMBER COLLEGE. TORONTO, ON

  speaking at @humbercollege to leaders from 3 campuses. great questions, they showed vulnerability & supported one another. it starts here. Remember that ONE conversation that shifted your life? Opened your eyes and even chicked you up because you realized you were ALLOWED to do things a different way, think a different way, live a different way […]

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SOHO HOUSE WORKSHOP RECAP

  1000 degrees in the shade… Many thanks to those who came to my first #CareForCreatives workshop – after hearing your feedback, it wont be the last.   @slfullcc @coryleemusic@carla_catherwood (We miss @chantyhunt!!) @kamaratoffolo  @raii_rai@womensmecca @gangstara@maganelizabethm & @projectfword - seeing your faces quickly reminded me how important this topic is.   Creatives, artists and “artist conduits” (agents, managers, publicists, etc) have a responsibility to care […]

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2016 BEST LECTURE/KEYNOTE

UNREAL!! excited and pleasantly surprised to receive this honour from The Canadian Organization of Campus Activities - for the second year in a row… say whaaa?! The reason for my genuine surprise, is that ‘my students’ and I have a super special relationship. Because I open up to them first, in return, they open right back […]

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