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Thanksgiving every day

Sep 23, 2020 / 6:00 am

Who knew Sept. 21 was such a potent day of juicy possibility? While I knew it was the International Day of Peace, I didn’t realize it’s also World...

Life-sucking disease sucks

Sep 16, 2020 / 6:00 am

Life-sucking What If disease is proliferating in the shadows of the pandemic. What If disease, commonly known as worry, keeps us up at night, causes us to be...

Don't listen to Eeyore

Sep 9, 2020 / 6:00 am

It’s easy to get pulled down the rabbit-hole of negativity. But it comes at a cost. Learning to navigate life’s rapidly changing landscape can be...

10 things a day

Sep 2, 2020 / 6:00 am

Oh, the fun I’ve been having. Out with the old, but not in with the new. During the past month, I’ve shed a great burden of excess weight, unaware...

Be selfish: forgive

Jul 29, 2020 / 6:00 am

How could I? I’m so mad at myself! I shouldn’t feel this way. In last week’s column, I shared insights on forgiveness, what it really means,...

You deserve peace

Jul 22, 2020 / 6:00 am

It’s said holding a grudge is like letting someone live rent-free in your head. But, can holding a grudge affect your health? It’s very human to...

All or nothing

Jul 15, 2020 / 6:00 am

All or nothing. Go big, or go home. There are often changes we’d like to make in our lives, but we don’t. We may feel motivated in the beginning to...

Are you fighting a civil war?

Jul 8, 2020 / 6:00 am

Mini civil wars are sprouting up all over. Name calling and unfriending abound as we draw close our circle of opinion, even among family members. We live in...

Life is looking up

Jul 1, 2020 / 6:00 am

Engaged but disengaged. Connected but disconnected; time spent in virtual reality is in the uptick. The downward gaze is normal, but it comes with a cost....

Scared to write this column

Jun 24, 2020 / 6:00 am

I’m scared to write this column. But I must! It’s easy to tell myself I should wait until I know or understand more before I leap in. Fearing...

Our habits of mind

Jun 17, 2020 / 6:00 am

Oh, the stories we tell ourselves. The many stories I’ve told myself over the years have caused me suffering, as they reinforced negative perceptions of...

Don't be so hard on yourself

Jun 10, 2020 / 6:00 am

Why are we so hard on ourselves? Pushing, prodding, and criticizing ourselves is mainstream. Despite what we’ve come to believe, living with an inner...

Being taken for granted

Jun 3, 2020 / 6:00 am

I hate being taken for granted. I can feel myself bristle when what I do is simply expected. For anyone, it’s not a pleasant feeling. As I reflect on the...

Know you're not alone

May 27, 2020 / 6:00 am

As I engage and connect with folks on a deeper level, one thing has been pretty consistent, we’re still on an emotional rollercoaster that doesn’t...

Death during COVID-19

May 20, 2020 / 6:00 am

And then it happened to us. The phone call wasn’t a total surprise, we knew his health was poor. But, as we received the news a beloved family patriarch...

Go ahead, get dirty

May 13, 2020 / 6:00 am

There’s a new virus emerging from the pandemic, the gardening bug; it’s a good bug to catch. The rush on gardening centres has left supplies in...

Does it really matter?

May 6, 2020 / 6:00 am

The cream rises. This is true for dairy and it’s also true of people. I continue to be inspired by amazing people who, despite the constraints of the...

Don't judge, stay curious

Apr 29, 2020 / 6:00 am

It’s surely not one-size-fits-all as life unfolds right now. While isolation is a delicious drink of solitude for introverts like me, it’s a time of...

Pandemic of perfectionism

Apr 22, 2020 / 6:00 am

Competitiveness and perfectionism are alive and well, even in the middle of the trauma caused by this pandemic. Not only do we have a pandemic; we have an...

Thank you COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020 / 6:00 am

While I appreciate routine, to a degree, it’s easy to fall asleep when life becomes too predictable. We can end up living out of habit and not conscious...

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