Aligning our strengths and values, which occurs naturally, helps to give our lives more meaning, enabling us to do things in a better way, take better care of ourselves, and have a higher degree of life satisfaction
To heck with those New Year’s Resolutions! I’m making tacos…and celebrating the rich food traditions of family.
As a psychologist, Dr. Joti Samra sees the problematic side of over consumption, including its detrimental affects on our health. Less can definitely be more.
If you can substitute someone else’s name in your story – and no one notices – you need to tell a different story.
Workplace relations specialist Mary Ann Baynton shares many insights including how setbacks may actually be opportunities in disguise.
September 2, Ingonish Beach, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia — There’s no doubt that the best things happen when we least expect them, as was the case on this whale of a day.
This writer was in awe, walking in some very big footsteps at the homestead of author Lucy Maud Montgomery in Cavendish, PEI.
Despite continually honing our craft as writers, there those who will still choose our often worthy competitor, Good Enough.
Top advice and trends from Andy Crestodina and Rohit Bhargava and lessons learned from the lake.
“It isn’t enough that she sweat, labored, bore her daughters howling or under total anesthesia or both. No. She must be responsible for our psychic weaknesses the rest of her life. It is alright to feel kinship with your father, to forgive. We all know that. But your mother is held to a standard so exacting that it has no principles.” – Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum.
“You thought you’d be watching a sunset and all of a sudden you’re dropped in the middle of the ocean and you’re swimming for your life.” – Suicide survivor
It can be helpful to step back when our values are being threatened so that we can better understood our emotional responses.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
It’s just a house. I know. But the fact is, the imminent move to our beloved and long-time second home in the country is still breaking my heart. That’s me. Heart prominently on sleeve. Our city home is just a place and I’m actually quite okay about leaving it. It’s just all the darn memories […]
We all have stories to share about mental health and well-being. Let’s start the conversation. #BellLetsTalk
If you lead a team or are part of a work group that could use some great team building skills, this is the book for you!