Author Archives: Jay

Happiness, Love, Heroes, & Success

A friend of my mine recently sent me some interview questions for a project he’s working on.  I likes these questions because they’re really broad and writing the answers reminded me just how much my thinking has changed.  You should … Continue reading

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We aren’t what we think. We’re what we do.

This little guy wasn’t having any of it.  I stood there along the side of the road, leaned forward, raised my camera, and snapped his picture.  While the camera was still against my face I heard the scissor flaps of this … Continue reading

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Bridging The Gap

There’s a small hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, just behind The Miner’s Museum in Glace Bay.  It is one of my favorite spots in the world.  It’s a place to go and feel small.  I makes me feel grounded.  I’ve had … Continue reading

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Exhale Doubt

Confidence is a habit.  So is doubt. I’ve written about building confidence a thousand times, and I’ve talked about it with support groups for hours.  My confidence has grown out of habit.  In the early days I thought “fake it … Continue reading

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You’re Fat Because You Think You Should Be

I met with a wonderful support group in Fredericton yesterday and a good part of the conversation was about how we identify the underlying issues beneath our weight problems. We all gain weight by eating more than we move, and we … Continue reading

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Four Things You Should Do Today

Change isn’t accidental.  It’s created.  These are the four things I do every day to ensure I’m encouraging that change to continue. Invest in your body.  Sweat for at least thirty minutes a day just to feel alive.  Experience your own strength.  … Continue reading

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Can A Tiger Lose His Stripes?

You can’t quickly kick aside the shadow you’ve earned, stuck to you, it seems, larger than life. Just because you know you’ve changed, it doesn’t mean everyone you’ve ever wronged got the memo.  Even if you’ve written a book on change, … Continue reading

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