I was having lunch after doing the morning keynote at a conference in Alabama this week, when a woman came over and crouched down beside my chair. “I just wanted to tell you how much your talk meant to me…” she began as tears fell from her eyes. One thing … Continue reading When Strangers Become Friends
No Limits-today’s guests on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB are the epitome of no limits! Meet Dean Gunnerson, global escape artist extraordinaire and the Mt. Kilimanjaro climbing great-grandma Anne Lorimor. These two may be worlds apart but they share heart, strength, perseverance and inspiration that I can’t even express … Continue reading Escape your Fears!
Yay women!! We rock and this week on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB I learned you can fly before you drive, literally! The 99’s are a global women’s aviation group that supports women who have an affinity for all things aviation. I have been fortunate enough to fly with … Continue reading Women Fly!
If you’ve ever been downhill skiing, you’ve seen this sign before you got off the chair-lift: Raise Restraining Device. Most likely these words didn’t change your life, but they inspired Steph Jagger to change hers. In UNBOUND – Finding Myself on the Top of the World Jagger shares her story … Continue reading Raise Restraining Device
I was fortunate enough to have three healthy children. We rarely made a trip to the hospital, they did well in school and were relatively trouble-free. Not every family breezes through child raising as lucky as we were. Childhood illnesses, behaviour challenges and learning struggles all add to the already … Continue reading Neurodiversity
Imagine having stones thrown at you while you are running. Imagine having to run in circles in private to save yourself from danger. Martin Parnell and I sat down for a chat on Your Life, Unlimited Radio on CJOB and talk about inspiration. The author of Marathon Quest, the man ran 250 marathons with … Continue reading The Secret Marathon
Do something fun. Recently I asked my audience to make tent cards with their name (or whatever name they wanted to be called that day). I didn’t notice Francesca’s last name on her name card until lunchtime. It said “Franseca Bananahammer!” “Hmmm, what’s up with this?” I asked, picking up … Continue reading There I am, being human again.
Loved my time with power couple Sofia Asgar and Tim Gard. We talked health, humour and writing words on the roof of your mouth! lol Yep, that’s a visual you won’t soon forget and a tool you can use in your next boring meeting. 😉 Enjoy the show! *** Stephanie … Continue reading Mental Magic
Many years ago, I showed my neighbour our newest family photo, complete with three kids and two dogs. She commented how nice everyone looked, just like a good neighbour should. I pronounced that I liked how everyone looked except myself. Then she said words I have never forgotten. “Steph, I … Continue reading You ARE Beautiful! And so am I…
Yoga – it’s all the rage. Hot Yoga, Couples Yoga, Laughter Yoga, Acro-Yoga – all great in so many ways, but have you ever heard of Eye Yoga? Practicing eye yoga; a series of eye exercises, may help you to overcome various eye-related problems by strengthening those muscles. Start by … Continue reading It’s not just about what you do…it’s about what you think.