What are your afraid of. Go do that. Don’t do anything else until you have gone and done that. You see humans are amazing at making up stories. Why do we do this? Because these stories keep us safe. Well they used to. In the past they kept us safe from tigers and lions and before that from … [Read more...]
Do you know who you are trying to help?
Two years ago I was floundering in my coaching business. My wife and I had made the decision to move from Vancouver, BC to Kelowna, BC. This was in many ways a move home for us - we had been away for 3 years, we now had our first child Micah, and we wanted to be in a more stable environment. So we … [Read more...]
How I Won
Illness, challenges, disability, These are all things that I am familiar with. I went through years of pain and depression, I was debilitated, I couldn’t work, I couldn’t eat, I was taking morphine daily, andI had serious surgery. I now live with the constant reminders of that surgery. But I also … [Read more...]
See With An Open Mind And Open Heart
Today I did something I have never done before, I went to local kelowna Mosque. Growing up in a kelowna a place known for its significant lack of minority people groups and for having a church on every corner I have never spent any significant or even insignificant time interacting with muslims. … [Read more...]
You can’t get over your identity
Years ago now I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a nasty illness with no cure that creates a life of challenges and pain. My initial response was to deny it, but as the weeks turned into months and those months into years, “I have crohn’s” became “my crohn’s.” It became a part of me, no longer … [Read more...]
Predefined or Redefined.
We have this bad habit of duplicating what we have seen. When my wife and I got married for instance we had only ever witnessed two roles within the family structure, one was aggressive and one was passive and neither were healthy. Within a week of being married we ran into issues, I am the … [Read more...]
The World Is Lying To You About Your Purpose
This is a very accurate diagram of what the world considers purpose. It is based in the realm of, what you do defines your purpose and ultimately defines your worth or value. This way of thinking creates a number of problems. First and foremost it allows others to define your value, and when we … [Read more...]
End The Interrogation Start a Conversation
By Dan Byl Ever get frustrated by the answers you receive when asking questions? Ever feel like you have to lead the conversation, or draw everything, something, anything out of the person you are sitting across from? It might not be them, it might be the questions you are asking. There are … [Read more...]