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    • 03 APR 17
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    Try this when the going gets tough

    Try this when the going gets tough

    On an early morning walk a few weeks ago I came across a crack in the road and a shrub growing out of it. I stopped and took a picture of it. I began marveling at the tenacity of this plant that had pushed through the tar to express its true nature.   It reminded

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    • 08 NOV 16
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    Stop and smell the roses

    Stop and smell the roses

    I am loving this time of year. Everywhere I look I am rewarded with gorgeous flowers. Spring has come out in full force, delighting us with heady scents and a feast for the eyes.   On Sunday I decided to literally ‘stop and smell the roses’. I spent a bit of time in my garden,

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    • 08 JUL 16
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    Dangers of sleep deprivation

    Dangers of sleep deprivation

    Sleeping as little as possible is sometimes seen as an accomplishment. Not only is this a misperception,  it’s also a dangerous idea.   To see why here’s an article I wrote in the Mental Health Matters magazine. It includes a questionnaire you can take to see if you have a sleep disorder and gives you

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    • 16 DEC 15
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    Let’s reconcile

    Let’s reconcile

    It is 6am on the day of reconciliation as I write this. It has been many months since I have sent out a newsletter. I have about 10 drafts and outlines in both virtual and actual folders. Over the past few months I have attempted to send them out at various times. I have felt

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    • 04 SEP 15
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    Mental health matters

    Mental health matters

    I am so excited to have been given the opportunity to talk about Mindfulness on the show “Mental Health Matters”. It’s a show that discusses various mental health issues from Depression and  Anxiety to how to cope with work place stressors. If you have reading my blog and website, you probably know that I am

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    • 14 JUL 15
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    Stress relief for when everyday life seems just too much

    Stress relief for when everyday life seems just too much

    On a crisp, beautiful winter morning a few days ago, I was interrupted by a commotion in my garden. I ran to the door to find my cat, Liya, hissing at an intruder – the neighbour’s cat. Liya’s fangs were bared, her tail was raised and her body appeared bigger as she stood ready to

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