29 Mar

3 Lessons From 2 Kidney Stones And 1 Wake-Up Call

My wake-up call? It happened recently at the Hospital Emergency Department when a CT scan showed kidney stones in both kidneys.  That began a journey of care, learning and gratitude.   Excellent care at the hospital, learning about stones, stents and...
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17 Feb

An Inspirational Moment – Love and Kindness

With Valentines Day on the 14th and Random Acts of Kindness Day on the 17th, I chose An Inspirational Moment quote for both…         “The essence of love is kindness.” Robert Louis Stevenson I love the simplicity of this quotation....
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5 Jan

What’s Better than New Year’s Resolutions?

Have you done New Year’s resolutions? Are they inspiring? Or feeling like a list of “shoulds”? More “to dos” for your “to do” list? I have a better idea. Create your own “Theme For The Year”. What’s A Theme For...
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20 Dec

What’s Giving Got To Do With It?

In the midst of all that is going on in the world, are you feeling concerned and anxious? Wishing you could do something but wondering “what” and “how”? I know I was. But then, with these mixed emotions swirling around,...
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26 Sep

Empty-Nester – Grief or Gift

Exploring “Now What?” When The Kids Leave The Nest The novel “Second Honeymoon” by Joanna Trollope begins with Edie standing in her son’s empty bedroom close to tears. Meanwhile, relishing the peace and quiet, her husband is downstairs making plans...
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21 Jul

An Inspirational Moment

A simple reminder to be fully present to your life “When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.”Wayne Dyer It’s easy to get caught...
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16 Mar

Do Overs or 2nd Chances?

I started my newsletter shortly after Ground Hog Day in early February – it reminded me of the “Ground Hog Day” movie with Bill Murray. Do you remember?  Murray had to re-live the day over and over and over again....
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15 Jan

Seize the Day

Ever wanted to begin something new but couldn’t get started or stay committed? That’s how it’s been for me with strength training. I’ve wanted to make it part of my regular exercise routine for years. I did strength training for...
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8 Oct

Take Time

Take Time For… When I was a child, our family church – St Mark’s Anglican – printed it’s own cook book.  Always planning ahead, my mother bought copies for my two sisters and me.  It is our “go to” cook...
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26 Feb

You Nurturing You!

February is traditionally about love and relationships so I felt it timely to focus on your best relationship – the one with yourself. It’s about you nurturing you! Nurturing you is nurturing all of you – your physical, emotional and...
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