The Power of the Connection

So the other day I reconnected with someone on social media and something very interesting dawned on me about the power and mystery behind connections with certain people. This person in particular was someone that I had known only for a very brief time at one of my previous jobs many years ago, but they … More The Power of the Connection

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Live Less Out of Habit and More Out of Intent

I found out earlier this week that another site that I have blogged for in the past (www.theseeds4life.com) will be shutting down in the coming days. I was saddened to hear this for obvious reasons – not just because I have contributed, but also because it had been a key source of my own daily … More Live Less Out of Habit and More Out of Intent

Happy Nursing Week – Q&A: Pediatric Nurse, Farah Warsi, on managing the daily challenges of being an ER nurse without falling apart.

Hello friends! Hope you’re having a lovely and peaceful start to May. Spring is finally starting to show itself more consistently, thank goodness!  This week is Nursing Week in Ontario – a time of celebration for all the nurses for their hard work and outstanding dedication and committment to the health and well-being of others. I … More Happy Nursing Week – Q&A: Pediatric Nurse, Farah Warsi, on managing the daily challenges of being an ER nurse without falling apart.

Toronto: Rising Above the Cruelty

Yesterday’s events in Toronto have once again acted as a reminder of the fragility of life. Toronto – the great city that it is – was marred by such a senseless act of violence. A van callously ran down innocent bystanders near a busy intersection as they went about their day. It happened in broad … More Toronto: Rising Above the Cruelty

Dealing with the “Sprinter” Blues

Okay, so it’s been an interesting couple of days in Toronto. The entire GTA has been blanketed by unseasonably large amounts of snow and mixed, messy precipitation making for a horrible commute and one of the coldest, wintry April’s I can remember which I’ve dubbed ‘Sprinter’ (Spring and Winter in one). Might as well, right? … More Dealing with the “Sprinter” Blues