What are your non-negotiables in life?

When I talk about non-negotiables, I mean a set of principles which guide you in your life. These are principles which you will not bend for anyone, because they are what make you, YOU. It is important to recognize what these are, and ensure that others know as well. It is your duty to set these boundaries with others, so they know how to treat you.   You…

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Find Your Ikigai

In our book book, Harriet talks about the Japanese philosophy of Ikigai (pronounced “eye-ka-guy”). It means “a reason for being.” At its core, Ikigai is the practice of balancing your spiritual and practical needs. By harnessing your Ikigai you will not only live a life with your needs met, but also a life of purpose. Today, I would like to discuss the areas…

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It Is National Enthusiasm Week!

In honour of National Enthusiasm Week, we wanted to share Golden Pearl #12 with you from our book, The Secrets to Living A Fantastic Life – Two Survivors Reveal the 13 Golden Pearls They’ve Discovered. Many have enjoyed the chapter, and we hope you do too! GOLDEN  PEARL #12 – Enthusiasm It is not success that brings enthusiasm. It…

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Reasons You Should Laugh More

We have all heard the saying, “laughter is the best medicine.” And I would recommend you keep your regular prescriptions, as there is some truth to it. If you read my book, The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life, you know that humour is one of the Golden Pearls. It truly makes your life fantastic because it’s side effects last well after the laugh. Laughter can affect you socially, physically, and mentally. The very act of laughing unleashes…

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Twitter Buzz About The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life

A morning routine of mine this summer is sitting on my deck, sipping coffee and reading Twitter reviews about The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life. The last few months have certainly been an amazing whirlwind. But mornings are a peaceful part of my day and I enjoy spending them catching up on Twitter.  Starting my day…

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“The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life”: Book of the Day

Wow! On July 28, 2020, The Secrets To Living A Fantastic Life, was featured as the Book of the Day by OnlineBookClub.org. As a result, there are hundreds of comments on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. I am beyond honoured and thankful. Today, I’d like to share some of my favourite reviews with you.  What Readers On Twitter Are Saying… Ri knocked it out of the…

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Celebrating Earth Day: The Wonders of Nature

Canadian landscape

April 22nd is National Earth Day in which we celebrate the only home we have ever known. This will be the first Earth Day where we are practicing social distancing, but it is important to look at the ways we can enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature.  Increases Energy  When I was younger and said I was tired or…

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