my ambition and dreams

When is it Okay to Give Up on a Dream?

Life has a way of buffeting you about, like you’re on a stormy sea.  And that stormy sea can often disorient you, and knock you way off course, and daze you so much that you don’t even consider getting back on course until the storm eases.

You may have decided in your youth that you were going to be a famous, award-winning actor.  So, to make this dream come true, you attend acting classes, study drama, join a local theatre group, and embrace every opportunity to act that comes your way.  You may head to Los Angeles to break into the film industry like all those Hollywood icons you look up to.

And after several years of going on audition after audition, and not even getting a hint of a part in even the most random, low-budget film, you wonder if perhaps this acting thing might not work out.  You question your ability.  You compare yourself to all the icons whose ranks you desperately desire to join.  And you find that you come up short in almost every way.  You’re no Al Pacino or Meryl Streep.  And in fact, you’ve been told several times on auditions that acting isn’t for you, and that you should probably try something else.  You work in a café, barely make enough money to pay your rent, and all your efforts to become a successful actor have amounted to exactly nothing.

What should you do? Should you give up on this dream and dream another one?

This is the crucial point.  And it is a point which separates those who succeed from those who fail, those who achieve their dreams, and those who don’t.

Rocky Road

I always tell my clients about Sylvester Stallone.  This man knew what he wanted, and he pretty much lost everything in order to get it.  He wanted to be a successful actor just like in our example, but things just weren’t working out for him.  He faced rejection after rejection, was told over and over that he just wasn’t right for the movies, and that he should pick another career!  But he wouldn’t give up.  He was rejected over a thousand times in his quest to succeed, and still he kept going, meeting with virtually no success.

But here’s the kicker in his story.  He did, in fact, shift directions.  He didn’t do it purposely or with any great game plan in mind.  In fact, he was at what he describes as his lowest point, having had to sell his dog, his best friend, as he could no longer afford to feed him.

It was at this point when he saw a fight between Muhammad Ali, and the unknown Chuck Wepner.  Wepner actually went the distance with Ali, which was something no one expected.  Seeing this inspired Stallone, who began to write furiously.

Not too long after that, the film script for Rocky was finished.  This, Stallone reasoned, had to be his ticket to success as an actor.  He would play Rocky!  But of course, no one wanted to know.  Everyone he tried to sell the script to thought it was a silly idea, overly sentimental, and that no one would want to watch it.

Undaunted, Stallone continued.  He simply refused to give up.  He finally came across someone who wanted to make the film, but they did not want him to play the part of Rocky as he was not an accomplished actor.  They offered him a large amount of money, which he turned down, despite the fact that he had no money.  Finally, they agreed to his terms, offered him far less money, and made the picture.  The rest is history.

Two crucial things happened in Stallone’s success story, and they are why you know who he is today.  Firstly, he was absolutely unwilling to give up.  Had he given up after 20 or 30 or 300 rejections and listened to the naysayers, he would never have become the star he is today.  Secondly, he changed direction.  Remember, his dream was to become an actor.  But he turned to writing in order to accomplish it.  He was open to the idea, albeit perhaps subconsciously, that his dream could come true via a different route.  Had he not written that script and been so determined to play the part of Rocky, again, he may never have made it as an actor.

Is it Okay to Give Up on My Dream?

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beat tokens

Did you know you can get paid for working out?

Say what?

Yes, people. Gone are the days when only professional athletes got paid for breaking sweat and improving personal bests.
Here is the plan for you in a nutshell:
BEAT – a network of companies – uses blockchain technology to “incentivize sports, improve health and with this will hopefully increase the number of heart beats every one of us can enjoy in his or her lifetime”.
Basically they act as a “bridge of trust between sportspersons and sponsors”.
Ow woow wooooow – hold on – what’s blockchain?
A blockchain is a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly. – Wiki
And that’s all I will say about that. Find out more here on this World Economic Forum video:


Umm, you were saying something about getting paid for working out?

Yes, so here is how it works basically:

BEAT – who are they?

BEAT is a network of companies, with a common desire and goal to get you to practice the sports you love even more. You know how they say: ‘ if it sounds too god to be true then it isn’t true’ ? BEAT however, is one of those few exceptions to this rule.


What do I need to do?

All you need to do is create an agreement with a sponsor. In that contract you need to define goals that you will reach together. When you reach those goals, you get rewarded by your sponsor through a trusted third party.


Ok, sponsors, third parties, me. Who else is in this?

The four entities that are involved are you – the sportsman (you), the trusted third party, the beat  blockchain,  and your sponsor.

Here is BEAT describes all three parties:

“A Trusted Third Party is any legal entity providing infrastructure to capture and verify sports activities reliably and who is willing to extend it in order to fulfill various requirements.”

“A Sportsperson is any private person doing sports. The BEAT Blockchain shall enable this person to store the activity and health data of this person anonymously in an encrypted way in the BEAT Blockchain.”

“A Sponsor is any private, legal or political entity offering targeted rewards for reaching certain health and sport activity goals. “

“The BEAT Blockchain is hosting the activity and health data of the sportsperson, the verification of such data, keeping track of the BEAT Tokens transferred, supporting the offering of BEAT Contracts, their acceptance by the sportsperson as well as the execution of the BEAT Contracts.”


Interesting so far? When I heard about this I jumped straight to their site do know more:

What if I don’t want to be rewarded in tokens?

So you are not interested in getting BEAT tokens as you are not a cryptocurrency kinda guy. That’s ok!

BEAT clearly states in their white paper: “The sponsor and sportsperson can also agree on a reward outside of the BEAT Blockchain”.


So there must be some kind of app thingy to track my activity right?

Not just apps dude! You know what? I am just too excited about BEAT to think straight right now.

Why don’t I just let them tell it to you. Straight from the horse’s mouth:

Now go get it:


My Podcast Interview on The Networkers Quest – for Entrepreneurs!

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re in for a real treat!

In this episode, hosts Matt and Collette Fitzgerald interview me about my own journey – struggles and all- which brought me to learn what I need to teach in this world. For years, I operated from a place of “I am valued in my doingness, rather than my beingness…and that my beingness was never enough”. hence, I was an overachiever, perfectionist and type A personality. On the surface, I looked quite successful, but underneath, it was driven from a place of “I’m not enough”.

So in this episode, my hope is to inspire those of you who are struggling personally and/or in business because your fears are coming up about putting yourself out there, expanding to another level, or even just starting.

No matter where you are at, I truly believe this episode will give you deep inspiration and ideas on how you can start to get unstuck.

We explored:

*How I made the transitioned from my psychological practice to grow into my coaching business without sacrificing myself financially, and giving up time with my husband, kids and friends

*The importance of rituals to create success

*You’ll here how I still today have my own struggles that I need to continue working through!

*Steps to move out of limiting beliefs

​​​​​​​*And more!

Listen Here!

I’m super stoked to announce that I am REBRANDING and have a new website to reveal!
I am PASSIONATE about specializing in helping women entrepreneurs who suffer from “not enough syndrome”: self-sabotaging behaviours, overwhelm, burn out, and lack confidence to put themselves out there, by shifting core beliefs, so they can ultimately get more clients, make more money and CREATE HIGH IMPACT in this world.
Together, I will empower you to MASTER SUCCESS in your life and business through conscious core belief shifting and business strategic planning and execution.


3-6pm – WORKSHOP
Unleash your Inner Wonder Woman Entrepreneur Self:
This workshop is for you if you want to:
*Get out of your own way #byeselfdoubt
*Stop the comparison trap
*Own your greatness and get your message out there
*Speak confidently about how you serve and your gifts
*Have Stage and camera confidence
*Stop being paralyzed by perfection
*Scale your business
*Tame your Inner Critic
*Money Mindset – stop undercharging and undervaluing your services!


Interactive Purposeful play and Fun Networking with appetizers & wine included!
Share this with your best female entrepreneur girlfriends and come celebrate with me at this great event.
This event will be held in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
If you’re not in the local area, I do work with entrepreneurs everywhere, so book in your free discovery call to see how I can support you as your coach!

Are we delusional about a decentralized economy?


The question arises because of the recent happenings like the fall of bitconnect and the government getting involved in the whole situation.

Perhaps the biggest issue as we see the crypto economy evolve is that there is no form of authoritative power.

We don’t have entities that regulate anything as we are dependent on the system we are in to monitor itself.

This all gives governments enough reason to poke their long noses into the crypto economy and try to establish control.

Where will we be with this 2 to 3 years from now?

It is looking more and more likely that in the future the surviving cryptocurrencies will be hybrids where regulated cryptocurrency serves under strict government control.

We know that in a few months certain governments are going to meet to discuss this issue, especially pertaining to anonymity and regulation.

In a world where you can get away with murder but not tax evasion; a world where  you can get jailed without trial for alleged terrorist inclinations. I hear governments use both terms when it comes to the crypto economy and that is scary.

Seeing how rapidly decentralized economies are growing the government does not really have a choice but to implement rules and regulations that will effect even how ICOs are supposed to be launched, what criteria they must meet and so on.

Is regulation that bad? I mean, it rids us of all the Ponzi schemes, criminals and those who crowd up the place and give it a bad name?

Regulation is a good thing, true. But the crypto community must come together and have consensus on certification criteria that cryptocurrencies must actually meet.

There has to be a body overseeing that! As long as that is not regulated properly done by us, the government will come in to play. It’s just a matter of time.

It’s gonna be difficult because crypto is growing too fast. But difficult is not impossible.

You see some governments like in The Netherlands, the government is very interested in the blockchain technology and want to integrate it into their system.

They see the benefit of it in tracking fraud and peoples digital footprints.

An all-out government raid may not be imminent but it is inevitable as they are the law and have the power to pull the plug.

The crypto will hit the trillion dollar mark this year and with that, the perverse government’s long hand of law is lurking.

So fellow cryptomaniacs let’s get organized or get centralized by the government.

I may have mentioned things you do not fully agree on, and some that you definitely like.

I am excited to read your views in the comments.

Decentralize that!

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Top 3 Cryptocurrency based products and services

Let’s take back our economy from the clutches of the tyrants who collectively own over 90% of the world’s wealth.

Not only do they control the wealth; they control us too.

This is CryptoAl and this is my contribution to the downfall of Babylon.

I am listing down the top 3 Cryptocurrency based products and services.

‘ Hey CryptoAl, why do you capitalize the ‘C’ in ‘Cryptocurrency’?’ they ask. Because I choose to.

At 3 we have Friendz that connects brands with target audiences using the power of its own cryptocoin.fdz.PNG

My second favorite which I know you guys will love is TravelChain. It is an opensource blockchain that benefits travellers and businesses at the same time.


At the top of the list is a crowdfunding platform which, you guessed it, is decentralized and killing it at the moment. My fellow cryptomaniacs may I introduce to you CoinStarter. You want to start your own cryptocoin and get the ICO? Well, you know where to go. These guys know what they are doing and have over 140,000 members already. Unlike a kickstarter where you have an army of people interested in a million things, at CoinStarter all the members are cryptomaniacs like you and I baby!


Watch the video I put up to get all the information in one place. Are you ready to do this?




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Maintain positive health in the winter – Let’s do it!


I wrote this post with people who live in parts of the world, where winter is cold, gloomy and bleak in mind. During the winter months, this is the time of year where many are susceptible to being the unhealthiest. While summer yielded endless days of blazing hot sunshine, women unveiled their bikini ready bodies whilst the men displayed their ripped physique.

The impact of summer on health

Summer is the quintessential time for putting our best foot forward. Our clothing shifts into a direction where the entire body is accentuated or exposed. It is also a time of year where people are more body conscious, be it comparing ourselves to the latest hot celebrity or observing the body type of our male or female counterpart(s). This combination of image awareness, soaring temperature and determination to look flawless enforces the notion of optimising good health.

From a psychological aspect, our emotional state elevates during the summer time. We have a tendency to be more sociable, do outdoor activities and frolic. In other words, we become much more motivated. I find it amazing how people (myself included) manage to accomplish more during the sunny days. Continue reading

Weight Loss vs. Happiness

So you are struggling to lose weight because you know once you achieve your goal you will be happy right? Well, let me be the bearer of bad news; that’s not going to happen!

Woman gagged by a measuring tape

Happiness is not determined by a measuring tape or a weight scale.
Photo by Jeanne Claire Maarbes

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