The Faith Pillar

Take the Challenge and Become a Holiday Hero in 96 Hours

Starting the New Year with your best foot forward It's the holidays.   A time of year where we find ourselves reflecting on our past year's experiences, learning, and of course, wondering if we did all we could do to improve the lives of those around us. Well, maybe you don't think about all that, but I sure do. Ask …

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The Top 101 Jim Rohn Quotes of All Time

For more than 40 years, Jim Rohn honed his craft like a skilled artist-helping people the world over sculpt life strategies that have expanded their imagination of what is possible. Those who had the privilege of hearing him speak can attest to the elegance and common sense of his material. It is no coincidence, then, that he is widely regarded …

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Salvation Army Kettle Kick off event #FillTheKettle

Tomorrow between 11 and 3 my whole family will be joining other local media personalities, musicians, celebrities, politicians and athletes ringing the bells and helping fill the kettle…along with hot chocolate, music, and a ton of Christmas spirit!  Come join us! Christmas Kettle Season kicks off tomorrow! The goal in BC this season is to raise $4 million dollars to support …

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Movember 2013: My Motivation for Growing a Moose-Stache

It's Movember and the time for change is now.  As a part of Generation Moustache, I've committed my face to the cause and will be growing a moustache for the entire month of November to raise funds and awareness for men's health. I recently wrote an article for Prostate Cancer Canada which further explains why I’m so passionate about this …

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Sitting is the new smoking: The cure to sitting disease

“Sitting increases our chances of death by up to 40%? Sitting is making us fat too?” Reading statements like this as I sit at my PC to write this post, I feel a warm blanket of guilt envelop me.  Can the statistics, claims and warnings be correct?  Does sitting day-after-day for hours at a time really affect our health to …

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Be Inspired by My Top 11 All-time Favorite Bruce Lee Quotes

Growing up we all have heroes.  One of my all-time favorites was Bruce Lee.  He was an amazing athlete, philosopher and incredible teacher to many.  As a boy I remembered watching his movies over and over enthralled by his charisma, feats of strength and sense of humor – the guy had it all!  (I also remember cracking my nose for …

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Is altruism dead within the “Me-too” generation? I don’t think so

Is altruism dead?  Do people just NOT care? Both questions I ask at times when flipping through the daily news.  The newspapers, TVs and other bits and bytes of on and offline media are strewn with stories about war, cultural strife and social chaos; it begs the question is there ANY good in the world?  And do people have time …

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A fantastically motivating and inspirational speech [video]

A good friend of mine, Owen Clark, shared the following video with me yesterday.  I loved it so much I wanted to share it with you. One of the best motivational and inspiring speeches I've heard this year.  Enjoy! This speech is by author James Tarantin, author of “The Equation: Yes after Yesterday”

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10 Awesome Buddha quotes that will inspire and motivate you

He's known by many names to many people: Siddhārtha Gautama, Gautama Buddha, Fat Buddha, Big Buddha, Laughing Buddha, Agama Buddha, Lord Buddha and Little Buddha to name just a few.  But to me, he's just plain Buddha.  With nearly 550 million Buddhists in the world today, Buddhism is considered one of the fastest growing religions. My first introduction to some of …

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It’s Grind Time! Grouse Grind for Newbies

The Grouse Grind is a world renown landmark nestled into the North shore landscape of Vancouver. For most of us it is right in our backyard… yet for some reason or other, many of us haven't taken the opportunity to take the challenge head-on and summit the Grouse Mountain (sans-gondola, of course). The Who, What, When, Where and Why of …

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