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The DeRozan DeBate

Today’s post is inspired by an article I read in the Star regarding Demar DeRozan’s and the conversation I had with a family member after it.  I am a huge Raptor fan, since 1995 (yes, I’m aging me), and DeRozan … Continue reading

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New Year Intentions and Reflections

Happy last day of 2017!  It’s been an interesting year and everyone seems to be brimming with excitement and hope about the oncoming 2018 year.  A new year means new goals.  Some spend today scrounging for last minute new year … Continue reading

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Coming out of the energetic closet

As a child I was an introvert.  I was incredibly quiet and purposely muted my personality in hopes to avoid attention and judgement.  Containing my personality made me quite unhappy, and eventually I got so good at encasing myself that … Continue reading

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Staycation this March Break?

With all the families flocking south this week, it may be a less stress situation to stay home this March break.  Less stress, more snow.  But still, you can make the most of it with the following tips below (7 … Continue reading

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What I learned at my Self Care talk today

One of my favourite places to speak at is the Women’s Centre.  The women there inspire me with their stories, their questions, and their constant quest to learn.  Today I delivered a talk focused on self care (see Heart Awareness … Continue reading

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The Universal Lesson in Minimalism I Learned from my Shattered Mug

As you may have read from my previous blog, I embarked on a self care journey the beginning of this month for 14 days.  The goal was to take care of my four health basics related to the four basic elements (nutrition … Continue reading

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Silence is Louder – Listen to the Unspoken Words of our Youth

There are many unspoken biases in our society – gender, race, religion, sexuality, etc.  One common bias, almost socially accepted, is age.  How many times were you told “You are too young to understand.”, “You don’t know anything at your … Continue reading

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Heart Awareness – Inside and Out

February is heart awareness month, as heart disease is the leading chronic disease across both genders.  When I think of heart disease, I think of both physical and mental-emotional parameters.  Lifestyle and nutrition are incredibly important, the heart needs movement … Continue reading

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The ghost of Christmas Break past – reliving my student mentality.

Winter break is coming, and it couldn’t come sooner!  This past month I’ve been reminded of how it feels like to be a student and how I felt as a student. I am very fortunate to have a career that … Continue reading

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I was broken

Flipping through the channels yesterday I happened upon the American Music Awards during Selena Gomez’s speech.  She mentioned a very heart felt confession – how she felt broken and had to stop.  Selena is well known for having Lupus, an … Continue reading

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