Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

Try Giving Up All Hope

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Hope gets a great deal of good publicity. At face value, to hope indicates an intrepid spirit who is relentless in their pursuit of happiness. We are taught that it’s the one thing we will always have and to never give it up. It even floats. It may come with a much shinier facade, but […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

What If Life Was Just A Game? (Life Viewed Through The Lens Of A Spiritual Warrior On A Mission)

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

What if life was actually just a game? What if you were a divine being (a soul) having a human experience who agreed to come down here and exist in physical form to play the game? And what if the game was a series of tests, adventures, and quests that have been strategically placed to […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

The Required Tension In Your Life (Lean Into The Struggle, Baby…Lean In)

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

“The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.” – Swami Vivekananda, Indian Philosopher and Spiritual Leader With life comes struggle. To know that truth, to be aware of it, and to accept it is where grace lies. To celebrate struggle is another thing – that takes gratitude. Knowing that struggle is […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

2 Key Things To Remember About “Self-Improvement”

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Ah, the self-improvement movement. The attempt at fixing oneself. The self-help books, cds, workshops, therapists’ offices, etc. might do well to have a label or a sign that warns of the self-judgement and self-deprecation that may (and probably will) ensue when you stumble along in your humanity. Working on “improving” yourself can often lead you […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

The “Grooming” Process That You Are Undergoing Right Now (You Are Getting An Education)

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

“The unexpected is just my way of preparing you for more than you knew to ask for.” – Mike Dooley, Notes From The Universe A friend of mine has a young son who is currently experiencing anxiety. When recently discussing this challenge with me, she said, “If I hadn’t met you, I wouldn’t have the […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

The Necessity Of Dualities (How Life Serves You Each And Every Day)

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The harsh winter here in Ontario has led me to remind both myself and everyone who I encounter to embrace whatever heat comes our way this summer because it will be a hell of a lot more enjoyable than any polar vortex. I know that not everyone experiences the extreme changes in weather that having […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

Resistance Is Futile…and at the core of anything you are stressed out about.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

“When the resistance is gone, so are the demons.” – Pema Chödrön, nun/author/Buddhist teacher The last time I published a blog was last June. As a writer, that blog-post-per-capita figure is somewhat alarming. The fact that I didn’t post a blog in the summer is not a big deal to me because I spent most […]

Susan Stewart - inspirational speaker

How Your View Of The World Can Change When (You Remember) You’re On A Mission

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

During one of her shows on Oprah Radio, spiritual author and teacher, Elizabeth Lesser, said that when astronauts complete their missions in space, these scientists and military figures return to earth with a transformed view of the world and their lives. Apparently after seeing the perfection and beauty of our planet from that awesome perspective, […]