THIS changed everything…

It was 3am and I hadn’t slept in over 36 hours… I had just got to my room at the hospital and was so tired I just fell on the bed. As I sunk into what seemed to be a 30 year old mattress a sense of restless came over me. There wasn’t a good reason for me to be … Read More

We’re Starting a PERSIST Movement

PERSIST Book

When I first got the idea of writing PERSIST, I wondered if people would get the concept… Why would someone want to sign up to push toward something that was going to be the hardest thing in their life? Or sometimes, take them their entire life to achieve? PERSIST-ing is about having a vision for your life. One that is … Read More

What Not Giving Up Has Taught Me

The third year I failed to get into medical school I had a serious choice to make — would I turn to the side and give up or would I give it another go?? That year was particularly a tough year because in my worry, I applied to optometry school as a “back up plan.” I thought it was the … Read More

Why We Need To Let Go Of Excuses and PERSIST

In my latest book PERSIST, I debunk the Top Ten Excuses that make people quit and how you can overcome them in your life. You can check out the first chapter below.   “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” —Marianne Williamson 1 Fear “I’m Scared.” Fear is … Read More

Find Impact. Find Fulfillment

Where is Your Impact? When I ask people how they are making an impact with their lives, many stare back with a blank face. Some ask if I’m referring to a specific area. Others say they aren’t quite sure how they are making an impact. Impact is something we all long for; we want to matter to something or someone. … Read More