Category Archives: Theme of the month

Are you OK?

“Are you OK?” Three little words that evoke more power than we think. Three little words we don’t ask, or answer honestly, enough. Three little words that evoke care and compassion. What is “OK”?  It’s a relative word meaning different … Continue reading

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Reflect and Resolve

It’s that time of year again – the time for all of those procrastinators to get all of the year’s lessons and learning in one day!  I, like many people, love to reflect on the year on the last day … Continue reading

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Calming Christmas Crafts for Kids

  As a kid, my favourite holiday was Christmas and my favourite pass time was crafting (and still is).  Imagine my delight when each year my Mom would pull out the craft case and we would make and paint Christmas … Continue reading

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The Empathy Epiphany

Empathy.  The art of putting yourself in someone else’s shoes.  A crucial component of the human condition.  In regards to someone you love and have similar opinions to it’s easy to have empathy.  When it comes to someone you “hate” … Continue reading

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Beyond the Mask

As a child I loved Halloween.  It was a holiday were it was acceptable to embrace what I loved – dressing up (yes, I’m ignoring the whole folk lore and dark undertones of the holiday’s origin, but as a kid … Continue reading

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Back To School – Student Self Care and the 3 B’s

Happy first week back to school! I’ve been greatly enjoying the kid school pics hitting my facebook homepage (bonus points for the kids rocking their own style… especially if it’s rainbow glitter) and the eclectic array of coloured pens, pencils, … Continue reading

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My Self Worth is not Measured in Weight

We are on week 2 of women’s health month – new moon, new topic.  For this week I wanted to address common symptoms that women come in with in regards to physicality and outward appearance – skin, hair and weight. … Continue reading

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What’s “Normal”? Debunking Common Menses Myths

Who knew prepping for women’s health month would be such a learning journey!  Wanting to address some commonly shared menstruation myths in pop culture, I decided to google “menstruation myths” to see what’s out there.  I was flabbergasted.  Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Bringing Beauty Back for Women’s Health Month

  It’s officially May! Amongst all the “It’s gonna be May” NSYNC memes today, I wanted to point out my favourite part about May – Women’s Health Month! May has Mother’s Day so naturally is going to be female-focused.  There’s … Continue reading

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The Almighty Egg

Happy Easter! Easter is a wonderful time of year.  It’s the beginning of spring – the energy of renewal, birth and beginnings.  Usually around Easter time there is a media bombardment of eggs – coloured eggs, speckled eggs, confetti filled … Continue reading

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