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  • selflove Self-love or self-loathe?

    Following last week’s Golden Globes, I did a purge of...

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  • yougotthis You really do

    Self-doubt is never productive. You can list a thousand reasons...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • selflove
    Self-love or self-loathe?

    Following last week’s Golden Globes, I did a purge of my social media connections and here’s why: People are miserable. It’s not uncommon to see the occasional post mocking...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • yougotthis
    You really do

    Self-doubt is never productive. You can list a thousand reasons why you’re not good enough or don’t deserve to be happy or are too fat or too awkward or...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • blame
    Own it

    You know that person who drives you crazy just because they’re breathing? The sight of their name on Twitter makes your shoulders tense and a snarl cross your face? The person...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • bareyoursoul
    Are you ready?

    Jump in with both feet. Strip away the insecurities and bare your soul to the world for all to see, scars and all. It’s time to take a chance on...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Joe Spaziani was a 2014 Diamond recipient in the Champion category photo courtesy of Vivid Ribbon Photography, Edmonton
    A true champion

    I have only had to do this once since I launched the FIERCE awards and it really fucking sucks. Joe Spaziani, a diamond recipient in our 2014 Champion category, had...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • buddha
    How can you forgive?

    I’ve been asked more than a few times how I can forgive certain people from my past and detach from the suffering they caused. Trust me, it was a process....

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • quote
    New Beginnings

    Life is a series of moments that write chapters of greatness, love, lessons and highlight the story of our journey. Endings are never true completions but merely bridges that guide...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • light
    Light

    “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” ― J.K. Rowling 2015 will...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • 2015-b
    This is not the end of me. This is the beginning.

    I’ve been through quite the journey over the past 5 years and just when I think I’ve gotten through all of the obstacles and life lessons I was supposed...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • fierce2014-preview
    Wasn’t THAT a party!

    In the past five years that I’ve been producing the FIERCE awards, I’ve never left the event feeling as satisfied, proud, humbled and in awe of the people we...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • jlyn
    This is the end

    “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” Dr. Seuss I’m two sleeps away from what will officially be the end of the FIERCE awards and although I’ve...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 40
    40 things to do before I turn 40 (in just 40 days)

    Huh. So in between the chaos that has become my life, I recently realized that I will be 40, like, right away. I mean, I’ve KNOWN this milestone was...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • _VRP4260
    Shine bright like a Diamond!

    Every year I’m in awe of the energy that swirls around the room, magically elevating the spirits of everyone and connecting people who might not have ever met. Friday, Sept....

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • tickets
    Get your tickets!

    This year, we’re throwing our biggest party yet!! We’re hosting a four-course plated dinner with a champagne sorbet prior to the big event complete while you enjoy the vocal and piano...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • fierce2014
    Here we go…

    It’s the start of another FIERCE season and I’m very excited about putting the spotlight on 35 very deserving people in Alberta who have touched the lives of others...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • subdeadline
    One last chance

    If you’ve been procrastinating about getting in a submission for the 5th annual FIERCE awards, we’ve extended the deadline to midnight on  July 31. Once this date passes,  we...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Let's Soar
    Let’s soar!

    This is an exciting time for FIERCE! As we move closer to our 5th anniversary, I’ve done a lot of reflecting about where FIERCE started and where it is now....

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • soar-teaser
    Nothing lasts forever

    “There’s a trick to the ‘graceful exit.’ It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, or a relationship is over — and let it...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • quote-promos
    Who will you recognize?

    Last year, we were Rising Up! This year, we SOAR! We are now accepting submissions to be a part of the 5th annual FIERCE awards: If you are: Fearless Inspirational...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • CalgaryExpo_CosPlay_014
    Geeking out!!

    I’ve always been a pop culture geek but never really been into anything related to the comic book culture UNTIL I became addicted to The Walking Dead (the TV...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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