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how you lost focus in 2019

How You Lost Focus in 2019 (and how to get it back for 2020!)

Oh 2019. How it kicked us all so hard in the butt. I keep reading stories about people who lost so much, struggled hard and fell flat. It was a hella tough year for many of us, amirite? We lost many things: jobs, loved ones, hope and some of us lost focus. Lemme explain. We

how to stop worry and live the life you deserve

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living the Life You Deserve

I’m a dreamer. A big dreamer. Lemme tell ya though, dreaming big is scary. I dream of winters in hot tropical places (goodbye Sudbury winter!!), traveling the world, burning up the highway in a hot convertible, having a drop dead gorgeous husband (hello Johnny Depp), standing on a big stage talking to thousands of people.

Why you need to let go of expectations immediately

Why You Need to Let Go of Expectations Immediately

So I’ve been hearing this one thing a lot from readers and clients of mine who are trying to move on after their divorce or major event in their life. “It wasn’t supposed to be like this.” “We were supposed to grow old together.” “I was supposed to retire in a few years, but now

5 ways to have your best year ever

5 Things You Must Change to Make 2020 Your Best Year Ever!

Ah another year down. A new one on the way. Did we not say at the beginning of 2019 that “this is gonna be our best year ever”? But was it? No wait. 2020 is definitely gonna be our best year ever. Right? As we reflect on 2019 a few things come to mind… wow

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A Story of Hope and Why You Should Never Give Up On Your Dreams

A powerful story of hope   I want to share a powerful story of hope with you. I want you to feel this story deep into your soul. I want you to laugh, cry and shout hurray when it’s over and then I want you to have faith and never give up on your dreams.

How to rebuild your self esteem after a divorce or breakup.

How to Rebuild Your Self Esteem After a Divorce or Breakup

Want to know how to rebuild your self esteem after a divorce or breakup?  Are you divorced or recovering from a heartbreak and are desperately trying to figure out how to rebuild your self-esteem? When you’re working to get your confidence back and build boundaries, there is one “hiding in plain sight” barrier that will

Eat the frog, when to do it and why you must do it

Eat the Frog: When To Do It and Why You Should Do It

You probably think I’ve lost my marbles after reading that. Eat the frog? Seriously Iva? Ya I’m serious. I used this phrase this morning with a client and thought I should write about it to help more people understand the importance of it and why you need to do it. (this post contains affiliate links

how to practice mindfulness in 7 steps

How to Practice Mindfulness in 7 Simple Steps

How to practice mindfulness for a happier life   What are you doing while you’re reading this?  Chances are decent that you’re reading it on your phone, maybe while cooking dinner, sitting at the park while the kids play, or maybe you’re eating lunch at your desk while you read.  And that, in itself, is

how to be successful, oprah winfrey quotes and rules on life

10 Life Changing Rules From Oprah Winfrey On How To Be Successful

Ah the million dollar question. How can I be successful in life? Many have tried all kinds of tactics, some have succeeded while the rest of us sit back, scratch our heads and wonder where we went wrong. I’m gonna share some secrets of success with you here so that we all can finally solve


Iva Ursano is a retired hairstylist turned badass freelancer, who left behind 52 years of her life in Northern Ontario, Canada for a life of freedom, love and beauty in sunny Guatemala. She has two main purposes in life: feed hungry bellies and help inspire people to live a life of joy and love.