If you think other people have the answers you’ve been searching for, this episode is for you.

Too often we let other people define our choices. We let their priorities guide ours. But when we surrender our decision-making power to other people, we usually don’t land in a place we actually want to be.

In this episode, I share how you can look inward, instead of outsourcing your decisions. I discuss the four sources of wisdom available to you that no outside expert will ever have. And I provide a framework for making decisions over the next week.

Ready for some fun? In this episode I mention that it might be fun to record a podcast episode where I coach someone over Zoom through a dream analysis. The purpose would be to teach podcast listeners how to do this for themselves. Dream analysis is a useful and easy way to access important inner wisdom about your decisions. If you’d be interested in volunteering to have your dream analyzed in a podcast episode, you can reach me at heather@gracedcanvas.com.


If this podcast is whetting your appetite to start moving your life in a new direction and you’d like some help getting there, there are two ways I’ve created to help you:

When you coach with me, we’ll help you create the career and life you’ve been yearning to lead. My coaching is all about honouring you in your uniqueness and helping you expand your sense of what’s possible for you. I’ll show you how to think more expansively and creatively about your options, learn how to trust your intuition and inner wisdom, overcome your doubts and fears, and start creating the life you want. You can schedule your free, no obligation coaching consultation call with me by clicking on this link: https://gracedcanvascalendar.as.me/freestrategysession.

If you like the idea of joining a diverse, welcoming community where we’re focused on expansive, out-of-the-box thinking about our careers, you’ll want to join my brand new, private, free Creatively Expansive Careers Facebook group, starting very soon. If you’d like more details or you’d like to apply to join, send me a note to heather@gracedcanvas.com.

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See my paintings, announcements about live events at The George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion, and other useful information at my website: https://gracedcanvas.com. GRACE is located on my acreage in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada. Ontario, Canada.

I’m always happy to hear your ideas for this podcast. Write to me at heather@gracedcanvas.com to share your comments and concerns about anything I talk about in this podcast, or to make suggestions about topics you’d like me to cover in a future episode.


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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner with Ernst & Young. I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint. After a couple years painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who feel stuck in their careers and lives and want to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected. I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at the George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.