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Seeds of kindness from a stranger

Recently, when my family was in Mexico, we attended a cooking demonstration that ended with everyone sitting at a long table to enjoy the fruits of the chef’s labour. We were seated beside a lovely couple. We started chatting a

The art of wanting less

My family and I just returned from a wonderful week away in Mexico. The weather was glorious, the scenery popped with beautiful colours and the time spent with family in a small, exquisite resort was priceless. But the Welcoming Director

Today is International Women’s Day – honouring 10 incredible women

A few weeks ago, I was so excited to receive my first email about International Women’s Day: a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. It also marks a call-to-action to help forge a better

A Musical Brick in the Head

“… you’ll start in a race down long wiggled roads at a break-necking pace and grind on for miles across weirdish wild space, headed, I fear, toward a most useless place. The waiting place……for people just waiting. Waiting for a

Who could you call if your thumb turned black?

I had this crazy freak thing happen this week, where a silly hangnail got infected, my thumb started turning black and two doctors told me I needed to go to the hospital immediately to get treated within four hours, or

What will your eulogy say about you?

It seems like a bit of a morbid question, I know. It’s also a powerful one that changed my life just over a year ago. I had started working with a life coach who was relentlessly kind – and relentlessly

Getting over the Trump hump

“What Donald Trump has done is unchristian,” Bishop Michael Pryse said this morning at a local church I’ve been attending. He was preaching at its 60th anniversary celebration, but couldn’t help but go on a tangent about this week’s executive

Big, Boisterous Belonging

This week I attended the first meeting of a newly formed book club, comprised of a boisterous, hilarious group of women – whom I just met – and fell in love with at first laugh! They were sooo funny, and

The Start of Something BIG

Starting big new things can be hard. A new job. A business venture. A new relationship. Parenting. It can even be hard to start what you think might be a big, bright, bold new year. One way to push through