Category Archives: Perspective

Struggling

1 min. read I’m struggling with this new normal. At times I’m fine and getting on with my life – such as it is.  At other times I’m sad for no particular reason – just feeling sad. Life has changed.  … Continue reading

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Loving Fear

4 min read I recently participated in a Writing and SoulCollage® workshop exploring the Shadow, “the realm of the unclaimed parts of ourselves, waiting to be known and received for the gifts and energy they hold”1.  I know – very … Continue reading

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Living Small

4 min read I recently read Amanda Lang’s The Beauty of Discomfort.  She explains that “As we learn to lean into our discomfort, it will gradually turn into comfort.  Our zone of discomfort moves, in other words, as our comfort … Continue reading

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Allowing

4 min read I attended a meditation retreat last summer and heard the poem She Let Go by Safire Rose for the first time.  This beautiful poem resonated so deeply with me that I printed it out and put it … Continue reading

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I Said What?

4 min read Today is my mother-in-law’s 90th birthday.  Joyce passed away two years ago.  I still miss her no-nonsense, real way of looking at life.  We didn’t always see eye to eye but now that she is gone I … Continue reading

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Don’t Take it Personally

3 min read How much time have you wasted worrying about why someone was seemingly curt or rude to you?  Ruminating about what you might have said or done that offended them?  If you are like me, probably too much! … Continue reading

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Experience Your Life

2 min read We recently moved our 18 year old, adult, daughter into university in Toronto.  She is only 90 kilometers away but everything has changed.  We are no longer a cohesive three person unit.  We are now two separate … Continue reading

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No More Decisions

2 min read How many times have you stressed over a decision – unsure of the right course of action to bring about the outcome you want?  Decisions can feel big, life altering, permanent!  A lot of thought and planning … Continue reading

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Fake It Until You Make It

3 min read My mother was never really heavy, but she was often dissatisfied with her weight and the way she looked.  When I had my own daughter I decided that I didn’t want to pass on that legacy.  Every … Continue reading

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Change Your Reality

3 min read I changed outfits three times before going to a recent networking dinner.  I was working on a project that had some glitches and didn’t get ready to go out until the last minute.  Not only didn’t I … Continue reading

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