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Is Perfection the Goal?

May 6, 2013


In a world where information is given to us in bite sized morsels of “Top 10 Ways To…” and “Five Things to Improve Your…”  we are focused on summarizing and optimizing the path to perfection. I mean, that’s the point right? To get all the information we can to make everything we do better, faster, […]

The Best Journal You’ll Ever Keep

April 30, 2013


Have you heard of Oprah’s gratitude journal? Where every day she enters 5 things she’s grateful for that day? Well, this isn’t that, but it’s in the same vein. At the end of each day, take just a few minutes to reflect and ask yourself; What did I enjoy today the most? What would I […]

The Always and The Never Lists

April 1, 2013


I read an article about creating an ‘always’ and a ‘never’ lists and something about it resonated with me. I learned years ago that I should “never say never” because as life unfolds, priorities change and perspectives shift, I find myself dealing with feelings of guilt and hypocrisy doing things now that for years I […]

A Taste of My Own Medicine

April 13, 2011


I haven’t been writing much lately, but there is a very good reason for that. I mentioned a few posts back that I recently landed my dream job. That’s where I’ve been, that’s what I’ve been doing. You know when you first meet someone that you like, you find out that they like you back, […]

Quiet Time – Sound Advice From A Yogi, Grandma GoGo & The Big O

February 9, 2011


I was in a yoga class over a year ago and the instructor spoke to us about the importance of being quiet and  letting go of outside distractions for the benefit of our minds, bodies and souls, both during the practice and later once we returned to our regular lives. The intention was focused on […]

Creating A Small World After All; Without the Figurines or Roundelay

January 19, 2011


This week I’ve been in Toronto visiting friends and family in a big city that I used to call home. Arriving at Pearson International it isn’t as much a giant international terminal as a familiar place where I catch a ride with my Dad back to my old neighbourhood where even though it’s all very […]

Following Our Internal Compass

January 14, 2011


I was reminded recently of the necessity one needs to rely on the “internal compass” we all have. You know what that is, it’s what’s responsible for gut feelings and it’s what gives us courage to head into the unknown. Too often we ignore the internal compass and get caught up in expectations or social […]