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    • 17 MAR 15
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    Why playing in the dirt is good for you

    Why playing in the dirt is good for you

    A few days ago I was inspired to clear my small vegetable patch with the help of my mother in law who was visiting at the time. Besides getting a mountain of cherry tomatoes, a few green peppers and a bunch of spinach I was left with a wonderful sense of accomplishment. After the short

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    • 03 MAR 15
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    How a robot can keep you peaceful

    How a robot can keep you peaceful

    Has something made you extremely angry recently?   Was it because a mosquito was buzzing around as you tried to fall asleep or the next door neighbour’s lawn mower woke you up early on Sunday morning or maybe a loved one did something that got you into a rage?   The emotion of anger can

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    • 17 FEB 15
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    How you can turn your life into a fairy tale and have a happily ever after

    How you can turn your life into a fairy tale and have a happily ever after

    I recently watched the movie Maleficent, a different version of the classic children’s fairy-tale Sleeping Beauty. The fairy Maleficent casts a spell on the new born princess, pronouncing that on her 16th birthday she would prick her finger on a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep. She could only be awakened by true

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    • 03 FEB 15
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    Lessons from Alex Township

    Lessons from Alex Township

    A profound lesson that a lovely old lady taught me in the middle of Alex Township A few months ago I found myself navigating the narrow potholed streets of Alex Township on my way to a community meeting in the middle of the informal settlement. Shacks stood precariously on the side of the road with

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    • 20 JAN 15
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    There’s a kitten on my doorstep … 10 reasons why that’s a good thing

    There’s a kitten on my doorstep … 10 reasons why that’s a good thing

    I celebrated a birthday supper with friends a few nights ago. The conversation turned to how they had adopted a kitten that had turned up on their doorstep early on New Year’s morning. As soon as they started talking about the newest addition to their family the couples faces both lit up. They smiled and

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    • 06 JAN 15
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    The best thing about a new year…

    The best thing about a new year…

    Do you know what I love about the start of a new year? That I get to wipe the slate clean and start afresh. It’s like opening up a clear, blank page to fill the next chapter of life. There is something truly liberating about this. The trick to starting afresh is a very simple

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