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Action Crisis People Wellness Wisdom

Where do we go from here?

After COVID-19 What will be different? What will we have learned? How might we do better? I turned to the young in years and the young at heart for answers.

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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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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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Mental Health People Wisdom

Dr. Joti Samra shares how less can definitely be more

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.

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Mental Health People Wellness Wisdom

Mary Ann Baynton on being open to whatever work and life throw our way

Workplace relations specialist Mary Ann Baynton shares many insights including how setbacks may actually be opportunities in disguise.

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Nature Wisdom

Repurposing: Tips, trends and knowing your audience

Top advice and trends from Andy Crestodina and Rohit Bhargava and lessons learned from the lake.

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Wisdom

A change of scenery is good for the soul

It can be helpful to step back when our values are being threatened so that we can better understood our emotional responses.

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Wisdom

Moving: Don’t let it stress you out…or break your heart

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 […]

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Lessons Mental Health Stories Wellness Wisdom Writing

Change is good…even when it hurts

Change is good. But sometimes it can be tinged with a gentle ache that perseveres even as we tell ourselves that the changes are all part of the natural progression of our lives.

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Nature Wisdom

World Water Day asks us to think about the water we rely on

Canada has one-fifth of the world’s fresh water, a quarter of its remaining wetlands and its longest coastline – yet Canada is the only G8 country without legally enforceable drinking-water-quality standards at the national level. We need to do better.