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Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven Times Down, Eight Times Up

Seven times down, eight times up… I came across this intriguing title in an article in the ToDo Institute’s publication,  30,000 days issue  I highly recommend the piece.  It is an exhortation and encouragement to develop resilience, compassion, courage… And if there ever was a time that we need to these qualities, now it is certainly...
Holding the Vision

Holding the Vision

Holding the vision…what do I mean? We are still deep in the midst of the Covid pandemic, school is about to start, we’re coming to the end of the national political conventions in the US :-/, there is considerable political turmoil here in Canada as well, and I am dealing with some personal issues, so...
Be Kind

Be Kind

Be kind, be calm, be safe… These are the words with which the BC health officer ends every update with.  Dr. Bonnie Henry (written up in the New York Times : The Top Doctor Who Aced the Coronavirus Test), is indeed a gem, and we are blessed to have her leading the way.   Be kind,...
The Magic of Sunsets

The Magic of Sunsets

All my life I have been drawn to sunsets.  What do I mean, though, by the Magic of Sunsets?  Sitting quietly as the day softens into evening, watching the constant change of light and shadow, the sometimes startling, stunning display and array of colours, seeing them reflect and transform the world…as the sun drops below...
Cancel, Cancel

Cancel, Cancel

Cancel, Cancel…  What the heck does that mean?  Cancel, Cancel surfaced recently, and again, in my life as a way to say Negativity just ain’t no use.  I first heard it in a relationship context.  Harville Hendrix and Helen Hunt suggest that “Zero Negativity” is a key guideline to healthy relationships.  They have a “Zero Negativity...