Why I Shaved My Head and Donated My Hair

Why I Shaved My Head and Donated My Hair

I recently shaved my head and donated my hair to an organization which uses hair to make wigs for people who need it. It was something that I had wanted to do for a long time and the decision was deeply laced with intention. Here are the five reasons why I shaved my head and the significance behind a seemingly innocuous decision:

 

1)      People Need It

Let that sink in for a second...

Why I Ran a Half-Marathon Barefoot

Why I Ran a Half-Marathon Barefoot

I never thought of running half-marathon barefoot. But, as I crossed the finish line on Vancouver’s beautiful seawall with the sun glistening in my face, I knew I had made the right choice. The decision was less than 24-hours old and I trained 0.0kms barefoot, but completing the race reaffirmed some deep beliefs surrounding the execution of a goal once you commit to it. As I reflect on the experience, it is clear the lessons and impact run deeper – and I am more than happy to share.

 

Before getting into what I learned from the experience and how it relates to everything about life...