I Love You—Now Change

Posted by Tamika on May 1, 2018

Trying to change someone never works—so why do we keep doing it? And why do other people do it to us? If this hit home for you, let me know, in the comments below. To your freedom, Tamika…

I’m Sorry 😐

Posted by Tamika on March 21, 2018

Maybe I used the word “crappy” twice in this video because saying sorry can feel so crappy. But it doesn’t have to. “I’m sorry,” is only yucky in a world where we’re expected to be perfect. We’re all so…

Good Grief: The Only Way Out is Through

Posted by Tamika on November 7, 2017

Loss never gives us that bouncy, jump out of bed feeling. It’s not meant to. Grief and loss are heavy stuff. But overcoming, transforming, and rising stronger than ever—there’s some nice words we can get excited about! Ugh—can’t we just…

Why Joy is Better than Happiness

Posted by Tamika on July 20, 2016

Colin knows the importance of the mission. Hauling supplies into the den, three twenty-something siblings pause the old-school VCR to applaud their friend’s special delivery—sour keys, licorice and orange crush. No time to talk, it’s back to the serious business…

I’m Not That Brave

Posted by Tamika on May 27, 2016

Getting off the ferry at Salt Spring for the first time was like walking into a scene from National Geographic. Tall trees, mountains, ocean vistas, harbour seals, and eagles calling out overhead—it was hard to take it all in at…