Be Your Own Hero!!

At a lovely dinner last night here in Park City, I had a conversation with a good friend of mine.  We were talking about finding your purpose in life and how it feels when you just don't know what that is.  We talked around the subject and then came to the realization that you know your purpose, it's inside of you just waiting to get out.  There are quite a few folks in the world who are already living their purpose, but I would have to guess that there are more who are not.  They are stuck in jobs they don't like, relationships that aren't working and are not saying yes to their souls. Fast forward an appetizer or two, and we came up with the lovely conclusion that you do have your purpose inside of you.  It's the unlocking of steps to get you to that a-ha moment, that lovely, yummy version of yourself.  The one where you no longer feel that emptiness inside and that voice inside your head that says, "I know there is more!"

So, the inevitable question becomes how do we get there?  How do we unlock those steps?  For me it was years of workshops, coaching, therapy, etc.  It's just what I had to do.  It can get frustrating but it's that one coach who will give you the tools to get the job done yourself who will be the most valuable.  We all go to the workshops and hope that "they" give us the answers.  How many of you can relate to this?  When you make that switch to "I can do this!", the answers will flow more easily.

As I continued to talk to my dear friend, we realized that you can work on finding your passion at night while still in your day job.  Just start!  Just start with small steps and it will keep the momentum building and the energy going forward.  It's when you stop and try and re-start a few months later that you have problems getting the energy up to full speed.  Try it, just do three things a day.  Sit down and write three things a day that you want to accomplish.  The feeling of completing those three things will have you feeling so good, you will continue with the rest of that long to-do list.  Baby steps, my dear, baby steps.

It took me 50 years to finally see what my purpose here on earth was.  Some folks are blessed to find it way early and some way later than me.  It's that acceptance of knowing that it is inside of you and that you eventually will have the tools to tease it out that will make your life so much richer!

“Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there’s love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” —Ella Fitzgerald

“I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing that I wanted to do.” — Georgia O’Keefe

Until My Next Adventure,

Trish Walker

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Vancouver: You Will Always Have My Heart!

I love travel.  It's an opportunity to see how others live, experience new places and best of all, try new food.  This past week found me north of the border in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada.  This was my third trip to these parts, but the first time that I have spent more than a few hours exploring this beautiful city. The last two times I was there, I quickly headed up to Whistler Mountain.  I am so glad that I had the opportunity this past week to spend it all in Vancouver. When you arrive in Canada, you realize that although you are close to the United States, you feel a billion miles away.  Entering the country, you are met with an almost European like scenery.  The gorgeous mountains surround the water while the city sits on an island like atmosphere.  There are tall skyscrapers surrounding beautiful churches, buildings, and waterfront scenery.  I was there for six days and had the chance to absorb quite a bit of this incredible city.


The first night we arrived, we came upon an interesting sight.  Evidently the TV show "The Flash" was being filmed outside of our hotel.  Fun to watch, explosions and all.  Vancouver is becoming quite the hub of film production.  The US Dollar is doing well up there, so I guess folks are migrating out of Hollywood.


There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities in Vancouver and her surrounding areas.  The days saw us going up in a seaplane, visiting museums and walking across a suspension bridge 250 feet in the air at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (  This experience took me several tries before I went across the suspension bridge.  It was surprisingly hard work to get across having to wade through multiple groups of tourists stopping right in the middle to take their selfies.  I was afraid to look down on the way across, but as this is the only way in and out of the rest of the park, I stopped on the way back to gaze at how high up I really was.


Our days continued with good weather (which is a rarity in Vancouver), good food and fun experiences.  On one of our last days in the city, we decided to try out the Granville Island Market.  This was definitely one of the highlights of the city.  Taking the water taxi to the island affords you a great view of the everyday hustle and bustle.  It also alleviates you having to find a parking spot which is rumored to be difficult.

Stepping into the Public Market was a sensory overload.  Whatever food you could think of had a vendor or multiple vendors.  I saw rows and rows of beautiful fruit, meats, cheeses, and best of all bakery goods.  The macaroons were to die for.  After eating our way through the market, we ended our day by walking back to our hotel and calling it a night.


I can't wait until I have the chance to visit this beautiful city again.  It left a lot of memories implanted in my mind.  I will always think of the wonderful time I had across the border.

Until My Next Adventure,

P.A. Walker

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