October abundance, in no particular order: hip hop at Marie Forleo’s Rich, Happy & Hot LIVE, strategy sessions with magazine editorial staffers and of course, Canadian Thanksgiving. (We like to give thanks a bit earlier than our neighbors to the south).

Here’s the best of October. In gratitude. For you.

: thank you. i won’t let you down..
This is the most humble and courageous phrase you can speak when life opens the door wide for you — which it does everyday. Say it. Believe it. RISE TO THE OCCASION

: the grand pep talk: decide to rise (refer to this when in doubt, or sick & tired.)
There are soul-justified reasons to cancel. There are times to just stop. This isn’t one of them. Keep going. SHOW UP

: the difference between motivation + inspiration
But beyond finish lines and well done, is a different call. Inspiration. It is magnetic and progressive. Unreasonable, even. FOLLOW THE PULL

: say thank you before you get there
Who will you call when your day comes? When your ship arrives, when you make it, earn it, get what you’ve been wanting so long and so deeply? Don’t wait. THANK THEM NOW

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