In today’s episode, learn how to manage the tension between your desire to be in the full enjoyment and appreciation of your life as you experience it now, and your simultaneous need to grow and evolve and submit your life to constant change.

You might think you’re required to choose between one focus or the other. You don’t. A truly transcendent life happens when you balance in equal measure your full presence and your pursuit of possibility. This balance is a recipe for your ultimate feeling of “aliveness” every day.


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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner of Ernst & Young in Toronto, where I serviced banks and other large multinationals and led a large group of professionals.

My life expanded when I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint, something I’d always dreamt of doing, but had no reason to believe was possible for me. After a couple years of painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who yearn to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected in their lives every day.

I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at GRACE Studio (more formally, the “George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion”) in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.