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My three words for 2021

I know I’m not the only one who was happy to bid 2020 farewell. But like many, I also have to admit there have been some personal discoveries that would never have happened with out the kick in the behind that 2020 gave to all of us. Covid has somehow brought me closer to what’s […]

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COVID-19 Lessons Lifestyle Nature Wellness Wisdom Writing

Finding energy, balance and perspective in all the right places

It’s been a while. In my last blog, “Where do we go from here,” I wrote: “But remember, there’s no pressure. We need to be extra kind to ourselves in these uncertain times…” I followed my own advice.

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Lifestyle Wellness Wisdom

Staying strong, calm and productive during trying times

I live and work remotely; the latter for most of my career. I thought I would share some of the things I have always done to thrive in times when I’ve felt isolated. Due to my lifestyle, I am more removed from COVID-19 than most people. But this hasn’t stopped me from worrying constantly about […]

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Lifestyle Mental Health Nature

Nature as a cure

Most of us already know that time in nature is good for us. But do we really know just how good? I spoke with Dr. Joti Samra, R. Psych, who is a national thought leader on mental health.

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Lessons Lifestyle Wellness Wisdom Writing

My 3 words for 2020

I’ve participated in marketing guru, speaker, and author Chris Brogan’s #my3words a few times, but this year I’ll be doing so with more intention.

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Lessons Lifestyle People Wisdom

Teaching empathy and helping students see themselves in the world

Niki Taylor, a new teacher, shares her refreshing perspectives about seeking empathy, equality and community in the education system.

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Lifestyle Stories

#eastcoastwearehere: A whale of a day

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.

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Lifestyle Stories Writing

#eastcoastwearehere: Walking in some very big footsteps

This writer was in awe, walking in some very big footsteps at the homestead of author Lucy Maud Montgomery in Cavendish, PEI.