by Shannon Talbot San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2006. Wearing a black suit and heels, I exited the airport terminal and waited for my ride. My first work trip, and last work trip where I would wear heals while in transit – ouch. I was picked up by a colleague, a Canadian working for Scotiabank in Puerto Rico. I was 25, on a work trip where I got to fly business class, was doing what I went to school for - International Business with a minor in Spanish, had escaped the Canadian winte
by Shannon Talbot I have a confession to make – I used to hate exercise. Hate, the word I tell my kids not to use but here I am using it. And when you hate something, why would you be motivated to do it? The problem for me was I didn’t do what I enjoyed, I did what others did or what was popular and for what? I would try it for a bit and then give up. EVERY year and EVERY to do list (and I make a LOT of to do lists), I put I would “exercise 3X a week”. It never happened.