Category: Videos

famous failures + my personal ones

Steve Jobs: fired from Apple, the company he started, when he was 30 years old Walt Disney: fired from a newspaper because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Oprah: demoted from her job as news anchor because she “wasn’t fit for television.” My personal favorite fails: Being very unceremoniously dumped by the man…

Aug 8, 2012 · Read More · Comment (1)

the how of happiness: aka, the real reason I left my former magazine editor dream job to fumble my way towards my dream life

Mar 29, 2012 · Read More · Comment (2)

one of my mentors once said to me “I wish you’d STOP looking for love!” Here’s the life-changing experience that came next [vid]

Feb 14, 2012 · Read More · Comment

the high dive. what do you do when you feel fear? 1 uniquely powerful tool [vid]

Jan 31, 2012 · Read More · Comment

positive pyschology + creativity: finding flow

You don’t have to be a starving artist to be creative. The proof is in this video by the founding father of positive psychology.

May 4, 2011 · Read More · Comment

inspiring: do you have a message for humanity? what would you say? [vid]

Retired lithographer Gordon McCann has made it his mission to give people a voice. He began in Vancouver’s infamous Downtown Eastside, with the intention of helping the homeless people there reach out to those who don’t hear them. It went so well he decided to do as many neighbourhoods as he could. I happened to…

Apr 29, 2011 · Read More · Comment

5 tips for tapping into your yoga flow when you can’t get on your mat. hint: make it with music

1. Breathe. We forget this. Breathing long, deep, yogi breaths can happen anytime, anywhere. Inhaling allll the way up from our belly, into our chest so our ribcage expands, even up to the roof of our mouth. Then our exhale drops down, all the back down to our bellies. This kind of breathing comes naturally…

Apr 20, 2011 · Read More · Comment

music is love: dive into the Ahn Trio on TedTalks [vid]

Music–making it or listening to it–can tap us into that same space where our own creativity comes from. Watch the Ahn sisters in action. Listen deeply. Get inspired.

Feb 27, 2011 · Read More · Comment (1)

Jonathan Fields: Turning Fear into Fuel [vid]

Jonathan Fields on how to turn fear into fuel. Fantastic!

Dec 28, 2010 · Read More · Comment

Eat, Pray, Love’s Elizabeth Gilbert on Creativity [vid]

Eat, Pray, Love’s Elizabeth Gilbert’s TEDtalk on creativity. Your creative self is gonna love this!

Dec 3, 2010 · Read More · Comment