Tag Archives: Motivation

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When Life Hands You Lemons… and Other Notable Cliches

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~ Carol Burnett Life sucks. Lost your wife, lost your home, lost your pets, lost your car. Whatever it is, it was […]

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You CAN Climb That Mountain

“It’s a heavy burden to look up at the mountain and want to start the climb.” ~ Abby Wambach Over the course of our lives, we’re all faced with mountains to climb. Some we come to […]

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An Effective Motivation

“Competition is a rude yet effective motivation“. ~ Toby Beta For the third time in the past four years, I entered the International Loupe Awards: one of the largest international photography competitions around, held in […]

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A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

Inspiration. We don’t always know where it comes from but, when it does, it often hits like a bolt of lightning. It can be visual and unspoken. It can be real or imagined. We sometimes […]

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Farewell 2013, Thanks For Coming Out!

So, that was 2013 … It’s been a tradition in my house at New Year’s to take a good, long look at the year we’ve just finished – the highlights and the low – as […]

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Today, Close Is Close Enough

Today, I came to the realisation that close can be close enough. On April 6, I found out that I was a finalist for the Professional Photographers of Canada national image salon Portrait Photographer of […]

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Goodbye, Winter. See You Next Year!

My calendar told me that today is the first day of spring and winter is over. Of course, looking at the snow on my lawn and feeling the arctic breeze caress my cheeks like a slap in […]

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The Competitive Edge

“If you’re a competitive person, that stays with you. You don’t stop. You always look over your shoulder.” ~ Magic Johnson After a very busy end of 2012/ beginning of 2013, my fingers have, once […]

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The Art of: Confidence

“Confidence comes from discipline and training.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki One of the most difficult challenges set before each of us is believing in ourselves. While we are taught all our lives to set goals and […]

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Love Over Gold

“It takes love over gold and mind over matter.” ~ Dire Straits Yes, it’s one of the best albums ever created, a masterpiece given to us by Dire Straits in 1982, but it’s not what […]

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