Category Archives: Things that make me happy

Hope – More than a Word

Hope is more than a word.  It’s a noun, it’s a verb.  It’s an ideology, an art you practice every day with every situation.  It’s a constant and continuous choice.  It’s not “blind faith” – it is pure faith in … 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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Sunrise Sunset – “Soul”stice Reflections 

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Life Lessons From a Two Year Old

I took my nephew to the aquarium yesterday. This kid is an absolute water kid – he lives in the pool/bath and loves sea creatures (must be the Pisces in him).  I was certain he was going to be “Gaga” … Continue reading

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Be the change you want to see

“4% of what you see is real” That was the opener to the talk I heard last week (thank you Hayhouse).  The number may be skewed, but the concept is true.  What we see forms our reality and what we … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned in the Past 5 Years of Practice

On April 12th 2013 I officially got my Naturopathic Doctor license.  I was elated and excited to start working in the “real world” after my 10+ year academic career.  It’s been a journey of learning, and I’ve cultivated many skills … Continue reading

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The Power of Music – Sister Act Edition

It has been 25 years since the movie “Sister Act” came out.  Yes.  That long ago.  I had no idea until I happened to watch “The View” today.  I usually don’t watch television, but was really happy I caught the … Continue reading

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The Art of Scheduling – An Organized Mind leads to An Organized Life  

Scheduling is a way to evoke order and calm in your everyday life.  It gives balance and structure, which we need to operate fully physically and mental-emotionally.  Even in infancy schedules are imprutnent to life.  Babies feel best when they … Continue reading

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The Need to Create – The Human Condition

Today is Mother’s Day.  To me, being a Mother is one of the most important and difficult jobs in our society.  It comes so naturally that sometimes it is taking for granted.  It is a magical and beauty thing to … Continue reading

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The meaning of green – more than just a colour.

Today is St. Patrick’s Day.  A day that usually gives young people an excuse to “celebrate” excessively, proudly display Kelly green clothing and accessories, and telling strangers to kiss them because they are “Irish”.  I’ll admit, I am not privy to … Continue reading

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