7 Ways To Start To Value Yourself

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You, yourself, as much as anybody in the universe, deserve your love and affection” – Buddha...

How I Did Something I Sucked At and Survived

The cold office wall held me upright as my breakfast teased the back of my throat. All I could do was focus on my breathing. My boss had booked me to coach a workshop for corporate professionals. She believed I could do it, yet my self-belief had quickly dissolved two...

The Diet That Changed My Life

I was always an obese kid. One that would eat and drink the same things as my friends, but gain 10 lbs while they somehow stayed young and slim. Things were this way for many years, then one day I’d finally had enough - I was going to start eating healthy and lose...

How Our Relationship Got Repaired

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird Every year when my mother’s birthday rolls around I visit the same story in my...

How Fear Helped Me Leave Behind a Life of Self-Sabotage

"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose." - Steve Jobs A few years ago, my life was an endless cycle of procrastination, addiction, and self-sabotage. Each morning, I’d wake up with little...

How Cycling Saved my Life

Do you have a dirty secret life as well? Do you do things alone that fill you with shame and self-loathing? Do you have activities and addictions that you want to keep from your loved ones and that if your best friend admitted to them, you would advise that they...