What does it look like?

When did someone decide what fitness, health and beauty looked like and when did we start to believe them? When did we decide that marketing and sales centred around “perfection” was reasonable even though the metric and model was fictitious? When did judgements and shame become our right to cast upon ourselves and others? When did we decide our daughters … Read More

Take their word for it?

Don’t just take their word for it… Sadly, coaching is yet unregulated and therefore those with limited education (if any at all) and experience can call themselves a coach. The title is not yet protected in Canada for the profession which means as a client or “coachee”, you need to ask the right questions. With so many so called “coaches” … Read More

Go through it

Sometimes the only way through the most painful journey is right through the very heart of it. When faced with pain and uncertainty the natural instinct is often to manoeuvre around it, to locate solutions, to avoid holding the discomfort and finding coping mechanisms that alleviate the burden. We are designed to alleviate threat and discomfort as a basic survival … Read More

Imposter Syndrome

“I am a total fraud”. ⁣⁣“Eventually someone will see that I’ve just gotten lucky – so far”. ⁣⁣“I don’t really know what doing, I’ve just faked my way through”. ⁣⁣Imposter syndrome. The faulty belief that you got to where you are by luck, being in the right place at the right time, waiting it out and by the people you … Read More

Walk towards what you want

When I finally learned the difference between walking towards what I want – rather than away from what I don’t – it was perhaps one of my biggest personal awareness “ah ha’s”. My moment of consciousness. Many of us live our lives knowing what we don’t want, running away from perceived danger and focused on scarcity, scanning the environment for … Read More

Why are we here?

At Momentum we help people to connect with their purpose. To find their passion – or reinvigorate old ones. To overcome old stories, narratives and beliefs that are no longer serving them. To question the status quo. To challenge behaviours that don’t yield results. To activate their strengths and make a sustainable, exciting and realistic plan for success. ⁣⁣Be it … Read More

The feelings we don’t have the words to describe

The feelings we don’t have the words to often feel the most powerful. ⁣⁣♾When love can’t describe the abundant heart. ⁣⁣♾When fear can’t describe the terror. ⁣⁣♾When devotion isn’t the word that describes the bullet that would be taken. ⁣⁣♾When a “breakdown” can’t begin to articulate the unravelling of the life you’ve held so dear; even if you’ve had a … Read More

What would you be?

If you could, what would you be? ⁣⁣If you didn’t have that fear, that voice, that insecurity holding you back? ⁣⁣What if you became the person you wanted to? Did the thing you dream of? Started the project that’s been on your mind for a long, long time. What if you transcended those old stories that shackled you to living … Read More

Expectations. ⁣

Expectations. ⁣⁣The diet that would fix it all. The marriage that would heal the past. The job that represented success. The degree that meant freedom. The “thing” that would fill the gap. But just created a bigger void. ⁣⁣Expectations, when unmet, lead to disappointment. Disappointment turned outside is resentment. Resentment and anger turned inside is depression.⁣⁣How do you set yourself … Read More

Good Relationships

Good relationships can be the difference between life and death. ⁣⁣Research finds that people who have supportive, healthy and loving relationships (of all kinds) have been found to be more effective in warding off illness and mortality than weight loss, regular exercise and smoking cessation alone. ⁣⁣⁣Of course the opposite is true as well, toxic relationships have a substantially negative … Read More