Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Quality not Quarantine

It’s been about 6 weeks now since staying at home has become a hashtag and a world way of life. When quarantine first happened, we all were in a state of denial. Then as the weeks progressed, we proceeded going … Continue reading

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Valentines – The Original Affirmation

Earlier this week I found myself in front of an entire wall of Valentines.  Brightly decorated cards with adorable “punny” phrases and comical characters.  As a child, ok more a teen, I found giving out valentines incredibly tedious (as a … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Christmas

As Christmas, or the holiday season, approaches and the decade end is looming in the distance, I’ve been thinking a lot about what lessons I’ve learned in the past and what I’d like to accomplish in the future (ie. soon-to-be … Continue reading

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Student Self Care – a Difficult Lesson to Learn

Balance.  A simple word which encompasses so much complexity.  Many think balance is a stable state – it’s not.  It’s an interplay of dynamic forces that interact in a way to keep a resonant balance (ahhh physics).  If one force … 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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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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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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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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