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Hooray! A New Failure and Another Step Towards Success

April 8, 2013

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Two years ago, I landed my dream job that provided what at the time was endless possibilities, more opportunity than I could handle, a work/life balance that most people dream of and a decent salary to boot. Unfortunately, that new-job-smell wore off within the first year and was replaced with the stench of more work […]

The Always and The Never Lists

April 1, 2013

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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 […]

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

January 19, 2011

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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 […]

A Legacy She’d Be Proud Of

January 10, 2011

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One year ago yesterday, my relationship with my Mother changed forever. She died in Ontario surrounded by her family and the people she loved. I sat beside her and held her hand for hours until eventually, her time with us here, ended. In the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking about this day and how […]

Change: The Groundwork for Opportunity

November 28, 2010

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As a part of maintaining momentum, I’ve been thinking a lot about change lately. There are a few blogs that I read regularly, typically they are written by people that share my perspective on living a meaningful and fulfilled life, and in sharing their point-of-view they inspire and encourage me to continue pursuing the kind […]