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Episode 153 – Are You Sitting on the Fence?

Fence-sitter, I see you… You feel like you’re on the precipice of something really cool, but there’s also a lot of fear and hesitation keeping you from jumping in. I’ve got a pep-talk for you today, and I think you’ll really like it.  Join me for this encouraging episode which will make you want to […]

July 15, 2021

Episode 152 – If You Want to Go Far, Go Together

You will LOVE this guest episode with Amanda Smith, founder of The Dallas Girl Gang, an inclusive global community for women in business that is the OPPOSITE of mean girls culture. (Legit, their slogan is “you CAN sit with us” lol.) LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 152 – If You Want to […]

July 12, 2021

Episode 151 – My Body Image Story, Part 2

**Trigger warning for this episode: mentions of dieting, weight loss, disordered eating, calorie restriction, exercise addiction, and fat phobia** Gaining weight, losing weight, starting a business, getting married, having children… the next part of the story has its ups and downs, and it’ll take you up to the point where I realized I was ready […]

July 9, 2021

Episode 150 – My Body Image Story, Part 1

**Trigger warning for this episode: mentions of dieting, weight loss, disordered eating, calorie restriction, exercise addiction, and fat phobia**  In March of 2020, I broke up with diet culture once and for all. I was coming off of a 15 year obsession with restrictive dieting, although I didn’t see it like that at the time. […]

July 7, 2021

Episode 149 – Letting Go Of Things That *Are* Working

It’s easy to let go of things that no longer serve you and your business — but what about the things that ARE working, but just might not be aligned with where you see your future?  This episode is straight from the heart of my real experience with transitioning from one business to another. I’m […]

July 2, 2021

Episode 148 – Tension in Old Thought Patterns

Took a break, did a ton of work on myself, and lived to tell the tale. Here’s what’s been going on behind the scenes for the last few weeks, while I worked to reframe some old thought patterns that are no longer in service of the life and business I’m trying to build.  LISTEN ON […]

May 20, 2021

Episode 147 – Sounds Like a Tomorrow Problem

Have you ever heard the term “future stress?” In this episode I’m talking about the moments of stress that didn’t serve me at the time and probably could have been avoided, and how you can start to recognize your own patterns of stress and stay in the present.  This ep also includes some thoughts about […]

April 27, 2021

Episode 146 – I Do This Every Week

Come for the tips on establishing a personal development routine, stay for the stream-of-consciousness ramble about sleazy sales tactics, minimalism, and Canadian tiktokkers. I’m elaborating on the “weekly intention” that I’ve talked about in previous episodes but never in depth. From how I fit it into my calendar, to the types of questions I ask […]

April 8, 2021

Episode 145 – Listen Before You Launch

Fair warning, we don’t get into the launch strategy talk until at least halfway through, but that’s because I have a few juicy stories to tell you.  Take this one for a walk or a drive, and come away with some tips that will inspire you to make changes to the plain-ol’ one-size-fits-all launch strategy […]

April 5, 2021

Episode 144 – It’s Supposed to be Fun!

I need fun. I need to love what I’m doing and I need to feel INSPIRED to hit the desk. In this episode I’m opening up about how I returned to fun and how you can do the same if you’ve started to wander into boring-town.  LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Applications are […]

March 23, 2021

Episode 143 – Up and Up!

This episode contains news of something that I’m working on, that’s never been shared before, plus some insight into the ups and downs of the creative process.  I’m talking about the hardest advice I often give as a coach, to those who are motivated, driven, and slightly impatient while they work towards their goals. I […]

March 22, 2021

Episode 142 – Glorify “Small but Mighty” with Shannon Vondy

A professional wedding photographer for 10 years who pivoted to an online education business. (Sound familiar?) Nope, it’s not me — it’s today’s guest Shannon Vondy! “If you have 10,000 people following you but they don’t really engage or think of you as somebody to buy from or use as an authority of any kind, […]

March 19, 2021

Episode 141 – Career Day

Picture this episode like a sandwich, where the bread pieces are mildly interesting conversations about finding your purpose in the career that you choose, and the meats and cheeses in the middle are stories about the weird jobs that I’ve had since before high school. The mustard is the part where I realize I might […]

March 15, 2021

Episode 140 – Everything is Data with Chloe McKenzie from the Start Right Now Podcast

Bless that bottle of wine that sent me down a social media rabbit hole of looking up my childhood BFFs to see what they were up to… Because it brought me back to Chloe after TWENTY YEARS. LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTSLISTEN ON GOOGLE PODCASTS Episode 140 – Everything is Data with Chloe McKenzie from the […]

March 11, 2021

Episode 139 – Losing and Finding Your Voice (Let’s Just Talk)

NOTE: If you can’t stand the sound of someone sniffling and crying into a professional podcast mic, this one isn’t for you, because we get real together FAST in this episode.  I’m opening up a piece of my heart to talk about how to find the authority in your voice and your value when you’ve […]

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THE 100TH EPISODE

A special episode to celebrate a big podcast milestone -- enjoy this mashup of some of my favourite interview moments of all.

WHY I'M NOT COMPLAINING

Spoiler: it doesn't fix your problem. Even bigger spoiler: your clients feel it, see it, and have a tendency to give it right back to you.

HOW TO "DEEP WORK"

Tips for scheduling your time to take advantage of your most creative hours -- they are not all created equal! Here's how to get more focus, and less distraction. 

MY BIGGEST FAILURE

I didn't know it at the time, but falling flat on my face is 100% the reason I am where I am today -- listen to this episode for a reminder that losses have value.

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Negative thoughts keep us from growing, keep us from STARTING something that we are SO ready for! But what if discomfort is actually a barometer for growth?

ARE YOU BUYING YOUR BS?

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Luxury wedding photographer in Ottawa, Canada. Wife to an accountant, mom of two fiercely independent kids.

Proud member of the bad moms club and black sheep of the kindergarten pickup yard.

Lover of controversy, drama, and adding fuel to the fire.

If I were a Real Housewife, I would be a mix between Bethenny and Shannon Beador. If I were a Kardashian, I would be Brody Jenner.

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