Imagine yourself standing in a roofless room and you’re suddenly limitless. You’re in Pharrell William’s “room without a roof”. This is what expansion feels like. Expansion is the difference between having a life that’s just OK and having a life where you’ve finally decided that what you want matters, and you’re taking the steps to make what you want actually happen.

In this episode, find out why expansion matters, why it’s relevant to you, why you’re not already living expansively, and what to do about it.


Join me for The Magic Room Experience group coaching program beginning June 28, 2022. We’ll work together to break through all the BS in your mind that stands between you and your dreams. You’ll end the program feeling unfettered, expansive, excited and open, and you’ll be actively creating the life you want.

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You can also hear my ideas about how to make your life more expansive on Instagram @gracedcanvascoaching, Facebook (friend me, LinkedIn ( or at one of my workshops at GRACE Studio in Prince Edward County, Ontario.

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In addition to the Magic Room Experience group coaching program, I offer a few individual custom online coaching spots, as well as custom mini-retreats at my property. If you have a specific, expansive goal you’re struggling to make happen, there’s an experience suited to your tastes and inclinations. To discuss opportunities for your custom coaching or mini-retreat experience, book a free personal strategy session at


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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, and I became certified as a life coach.

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. And, of course, producing this podcast for you.