Tagged as: Oprah

famous failures + my personal ones

Steve Jobs: fired from Apple, the company he started, when he was 30 years old Walt Disney: fired from a newspaper because “he lacked imagination and had no good ideas.” Oprah: demoted from her job as news anchor because she “wasn’t fit for television.” My personal favorite fails: Being very unceremoniously dumped by the man…

Aug 8, 2012 · Read More · Comment

you’ve got the power: 5 practical ways to tap into your intuition

RANDOM RUN-INS WITH NOT-SO-RANDOM INSIGHTS I was sick of being tired, and tired of being sick. I had scored my dream job–assistant editor at a top-earning Canadian magazine. It wasn’t all I’d dreamt it would be. Scratch that. It was all I’d dreamt it would be, it just didn’t feel like a dream. I wasn’t…

Aug 12, 2011 · Read More · Comment (3)

i’m loving: sensual reading, ramped-up comfort food, loving the unlikeable, and, well, Oprah actually

Here are just a few of my favourite things right now–sharing with Libre Living readers because they might become faves of yours, too, if they’re not already. 1. The Gift: Poems by HafizWhen I read these poems I get flashbacks of devouring them like cake last summer, lying on my back beneath a startling blue…

Mar 9, 2011 · Read More · Comment (2)