Go Be Seen

Go Be Seen

Each day since the beginning of time, the sun has risen from the darkness to the highest point in the sky for all to see. This summer, the early morning rays of the dawn have been waking me up as the sun rises to brighten the day. It seems the beams are at peak brightness, waking me up and causing me to pay attention to them. The sun doesn’t care if you aren’t ready to wake up, or if you dislike the intensity – it keeps its brightness – it keeps shining – it wants to be seen! We can all learn a lot from this notion.

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Lessons Learned from the David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala

Lessons Learned from the David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to attend the David Foster Foundation Miracle Concert this past Saturday night at the Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena in Victoria, B.C. I had thought I was in for a night of beautiful music.  However, I didn’t expect to be blown away by an experience that has changed my life.

Let me explain. I found out a while ago that the David Foster Foundation was having a concert to support his charity.  I have known about David Foster and the work that he has done (professionally and philanthropically) and wanted to support this cause.  All proceeds from the Foundation go to support the families of children needing organ transplants and education surrounding organ donor registration in Canada and the US. Since I have a good friend who has had two life-saving organ transplants, this cause is really important to me.  

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Inspiring Video: "Inside The Olympic Dream"

Inspiring Video: "Inside The Olympic Dream"

I just found this amazing video of the Canadian Men's Olympic Rowing Team which was shot at Elk Lake in Victoria, B. C.  I thought I would share this of some incredible athletes since the video reinforces the mental training component of athletics which I blogged about yesterday in my post .  Also, this is where I learned to row :) .

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