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New Thought

Who inspires you?

Oct 16, 2019 / 8:34 am

We all have tough times when life feels rough or we feel stuck. I had a tendency to withdraw during rough times. When I did this, I felt alone and shut-off from...

Be grateful you're selfish

Oct 9, 2019 / 6:00 am

I’m a very selfish person. I’m cracking up as I realize the self-serving nature of practices that I thought were more about other people than about...

How good is your memory?

Oct 2, 2019 / 6:00 am

Who was the actor who always played the bad guy? Man, I can see his face, but who the heck is he? In the past, we’d ask the question, and if unanswered,...

Mach4 hair ablaze

Sep 25, 2019 / 6:00 am

I’m losing my mind! What’s wrong with me? I can’t remember what I the heck I came into this room. Why didn’t I think of that earlier,...

Random acts of kindness

Sep 18, 2019 / 6:00 am

I’ve been in a bit of a slump. I don’t like it. That inner sense of irritability, wanting the world to go away, and the desire to withdraw from life...

Hard to say you're sorry

Sep 11, 2019 / 6:00 am

Sorry, I made a mistake. Five simple words, easy enough to say, yet for some, they seem unutterable. I can’t say I like it when I screw up, but...

Life is lived in the dash

Sep 4, 2019 / 6:00 am

Life’s lived in a dash and accidentally for many people. The early part of my life was lived by accident, and certainly not on purpose. Each day felt like...

Your thoughts control you

Aug 28, 2019 / 6:00 am

Don’t believe everything you think Sleep challenges are rampant these days and anxiety disorders are on the rise. For some, it’s no wonder, because...

Kidnapped by Mom

Aug 21, 2019 / 6:00 am

I was held hostage for years. It was a painful and confusing time. I didn’t realize I played an active role in my imprisonment. I held the key to my own...

Listen to yourself

Aug 14, 2019 / 6:00 am

We’d never speak to another person the way we speak to ourselves. If we did, we’d be pretty unpopular and I’m sure we’d end up living...

You make me sick

Aug 7, 2019 / 6:00 am

H-Bombs went off this past weekend in North America; three of them. Two exploded in the United States and one in Canada. These ones weren’t atomic in...

Listen to your heart

Jul 31, 2019 / 6:00 am

I wish I’d known then what I know now. Hindsight is often 20/20. If you could go back to offer advice to your younger self, what would it be? Last month,...

Welcome to the rebellion

Jul 24, 2019 / 6:00 am

There’s a rebellion afoot, and this is your invitation to join. You needn’t leave the house, sign a form, or carry a placard. There are no uniforms...

Celebrating death

Jul 17, 2019 / 6:00 am

No service by request Life is a terminal condition. None of us get out of this world alive. Death, dying, and grief aren’t the most popular topics in our...

The sweetest revenge

Jul 10, 2019 / 6:00 am

Forgiveness, Part II “Tell your brother you’re sorry.” Arghhhh! I wasn’t sorry! He hit me first, but I got caught, and I had to be the...

Forgiveness is freeing

Jul 3, 2019 / 6:00 am

“Not forgiving is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” I’m tired of paying the price for other people’s mistakes...

Sing your song loud, proud

Jun 26, 2019 / 6:00 am

Don’t let your song die within you, whatever that may be. Is there anything you’d love to do, something you’d love to try, but haven’t...

Beauty in the ordinary

Jun 19, 2019 / 6:00 am

Fill in the blank. I’ll be happy when______. I’ll be happy when I get the job, or the perfect partner. I’ll be happy when I lose this weight,...

Addicted to thinking

Jun 12, 2019 / 6:00 am

Thinking, thinking, thinking. The virtual reality of our minds prevents us from experiencing what’s really going on in the present moment. So much of our...

Show up and shut up

Jun 5, 2019 / 6:00 am

Just show up and shut up. This simple and sage advice was offered by Clair Jantzen, a local grief and loss therapist, last Sunday in Kelowna, at the Walk of...

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