Why are you afraid?

Imitation = Fear Imitation is an expression of fear, because we imitate to blend in, to be accepted by society, and for others to notice that we fit in and that we belong. We imitate because we’re afraid of being rejected should we ever reveal our truest selves. Many of us, predominately in the West […]

Privilege.

Work hard. Just remember, when you reach a certain level of success you become a threat to those who never took you seriously before. Probably because of the colour of your skin, or your gender, or perhaps a disability or orientation. Whatever is used to make you feel marginalized and dehumanized, keep working hard. Because when […]

5 Ways to Harness the Power of Negative Emotion

Negative emotions tend to make us feel powerless, but the powerful effect of negativity can be quite useful. Negative emotions cloud our identities and restrict us from building fulfilling lives. The longer we allow negative emotions to linger, our thoughts turn destructive and we begin losing hope of ever feeling truly happy/happy again. Negative emotions are always […]

How to Cope With Isolation

You may notice that I tend to disappear for a while and I hope that the message in this post will help you understand why. I grew up feeling segregated because I didn’t feel connected to the world the same way my peers did. I remember my insecurities developing because of an eagerness to fit […]

Where do you find love?

Post by Vancouver Life Coach, Terry Sidhu. I recently came back from a trip that made me realise the unspoken struggles we face alone, beneath the surface of the identities we present. Having reconnected with loved ones after many years and establishing brand new connections, I came back from this trip more aware of the […]

Let’s talk about race.

Let’s talk about race. I’ve wanted to write about this topic for a long time now, because I’m tired of seeing so many people, myself included, being judged and defined by skin colour. It’s just a colour, it has no meaning and it’s unwise to define our lives by it. I was exposed to the same […]

Why You May Struggle With Productivity

Productivity is not actually that difficult to engage, just ask anyone building a life they’re passionate about. If you’re wanting to increase productivity, understand that the challenge isn’t necessarily in the tasks you must complete, but rather in defining and connecting with the purpose and value of such tasks. First you might want to measure […]

How to Make Decisions

Post by, Vancouver Life Coach Life is full of choices, and it’s the choices we make that shape our lives. Therefore the question remains, how do we make the right choices? I’ve been asked this question over and over again. At first, I couldn’t give anyone a definitive answer because mindful-decision-making stems from the root […]