Ryan Gilchrist, Athlete / Videographer

Title When Ryan came to me, he was at a cross roads in his life. He was at his first major life transition, having just finished high school and about the embark on ‘the rest of his life’. This can be a very overwhelming time for young adults, given the...
Your Why Is As Personal As It Gets

Your Why Is As Personal As It Gets

Your ‘why’ is as personal as it gets. What do I mean by why? It’s the intersection of your values, the impact you want to make and your strongest skillset, aka gift. When I was at the lowest point in my life, it was also when I was furthest away from my ‘why’. I was...
Breaking Through A Growth Edge

Breaking Through A Growth Edge

Personal growth is a continuum of breaking through growth edge after growth edge basically until we die or choose to stop personally growing.   We know we’re breaking through a growth edge when we’ve been heading down a new path and our old negative voices...
Choose Growth Over Fear

Choose Growth Over Fear

Choosing our path can sometimes be easy, but most often it’s not. What often clouds our decision making is fear and stories we’ve made up. Sometimes these fears sound like: what if I fail what if this doesn’t work what if they discover the truth, that...
Levelling Up Is Not Comfortable

Levelling Up Is Not Comfortable

Levelling up is not comfortable. In fact, while you’re in it, you can often feel like you’re levelling down.  When you’re levelling up in your life, you’re essentially growing in an expansive way. And when you finally get on this new exciting...
Don’t Let Fear Stop You

Don’t Let Fear Stop You

If I had let fear stop me, I would never have done what I’ve been able to do and achieved what I have. Fear can be the very thing that holds us back from doing great things and tapping into the greatness and potential that lies within ourselves. When I lived in...
Secret To Change: Where You Focus

Secret To Change: Where You Focus

The secret of change is not about fighting the old but rather on building the new.  ~Socrates~ Easier said than done Socrates. It takes courage to face the change we’re in, accept what is, let go of what might be holding us back and learn and grow from the experience....
Our Deepest Fear

Our Deepest Fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.”  ~ Marianne Williamson ~ Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Most of...
Letting Go For Change

Letting Go For Change

Letting go is an essential part of change. Sometimes we’re not aware of how much we hold onto the past or how much it holds onto us. That’s why in order to move forward or ‘Fall Through Our Change’, we must be willing to let go, let go of our hurt, our...
Beliefs: The Key to Your Change

Beliefs: The Key to Your Change

If we want something we’ve never had, we have to do something we’ve never done and, here’s the secret key, and change beliefs we didn’t know need changing. It’s our beliefs about ourselves that most often get in the way to making positive change in our lives. We may...
Our Perspective Is Our World

Our Perspective Is Our World

Our perspective is our world, but it can also limit what we see.We base decisions from our perspective.  We choose how we interact with others based on our perspective. The quality of our relationships can be dictated by our perspective. And what we achieve in our...
If Change Was Easy

If Change Was Easy

If change was easy, there would be no growth and transformation wouldn’t be possible. The butterfly doesn’t complain when it struggles to break through the chrysalis. In fact, it’s the struggle that completes the growth for the butterfly. If you helped pull the...
Hope Is The Light

Hope Is The Light

Hope is the light we hold onto when we’re stuck in the darkness. It’s the unshakeable belief that things will be different even if you can’t see it yet.And it’s what we can share with one another, as if passing a torch, sharing a lit candle with those who can’t see...
Resilience Is Facing Adversity

Resilience Is Facing Adversity

Resilience isn’t something you get just because you want it. Resilience is more something that you get and earn when you have the courage to face your adversities and your challenges head on. You don’t avoid them, you don’t try to take the short cut and you don’t...
Letting Go of the Past

Letting Go of the Past

The process of personal growth involves a great deal of letting go of the past and things that happened to us or around us when we were kids.It’s quite amazing how it can impact us well into our adulthood. We underestimate the impact and often hope that it’s far...
Stillness Helps You Heal

Stillness Helps You Heal

Presence and stillness provide an opening to a part of ourselves that wants to be healed. But this opening can be painful, and that’s why most people avoid it. And so it’s much easier to be busy, occupy yourself with distractions and avoid the...
Why Courage is Important in Coaching

Why Courage is Important in Coaching

I ask all of my clients what courage means to them and how might it help them overcome the challenge they face. But what does courage mean to me and what does it look like in my coaching? Courage to me is our ability to move through fear and do what our intuition is...
Insight as a Leadership Skill

Insight as a Leadership Skill

A key skill for leaders is Insight, the ability to share a purpose or vision and inspire their teams to achieve goals in support of that purpose or vision.As a leader, you may have a strong vision for what you want to achieve but if you lack the interpersonal or...
Changing Your Beliefs

Changing Your Beliefs

In order to do something you’ve never done before, you have to be willing to break through a limiting belief you’ve never overcome before. Our beliefs are the only thing standing in the way of our personal growth, how we want to show up and what we want to achieve in...
Doing Whatever It Takes

Doing Whatever It Takes

Perseverance is doing whatever it takes to achieve your goal. Sometimes it’s hard, and sometimes it’s damn hard, but the key in those times is to not give up. You have a dream, you have a vision, don’t give up on that. If the way you’re going...