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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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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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Pause and Reflect – The power of silence

On Friday at 11am, I shut off my car radio for 10 minutes to respect a moment of silence. After this week of upheaval and turmoil I feel as though the world needed a global moment of silence.  Silence is powerful.  … Continue reading

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Five Back to School Tips We Do For Our Kids That We Should Do Ourselves.

It’s that time again! It’s time to make lunches, pack snacks, and get back into the routine of taking your kids, or yourself, to school.  Reading the multitude of back to school advice for kids this week, I realized that … Continue reading

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Self Care For Care Takers – Taking Care of Yourself So You Can Take Care of Others

The month of May is a time to reflect on and appreciate the care takers in our lives (whether they be our mothers, family, friends, or ourselves).  Care taking is an important and rewarding aspect of life. However, we are … Continue reading

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