Embrace Each Year and Its Blessings

Yesterday, December 27,  was my 35th birthday. It was a lovely day filled with messages of love, warmth and support from all over. I have a renewed appreciation for life as each year comes and goes and am embracing my mid-thirties with grace and ambition as I continue to strive for more and continue to … More Embrace Each Year and Its Blessings

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Merry and Bright and Everything Nice – Happy Holidays

It’s Christmas Eve and for the first time in a long while (at least in Toronto), it looks like we might be blessed with a white Christmas. (Yay!) As I was driving down the street earlier, I noticed a pretty serious car accident (luckily no one appeared to be hurt) but I just thought, what … More Merry and Bright and Everything Nice – Happy Holidays

“But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

The other day I came across a profound story of courage, perseverance, and strength in the wake of immense adversity. We’ve seen this happen many times before – something dramatic happens in our lives and it changes us forever. But what really makes a difference is how you handle a situation when life deals you … More “But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

Here and Gone in a Flash: How to Enjoy the Essence of the Holiday Season

Growing up, the holiday season was a time where the anticipation of it started weeks before and there was always a huge buildup to it. I remember in elementary and high school, the holiday feels always got you in this giddy mood, but of course at that time, it was more because you knew you’d … More Here and Gone in a Flash: How to Enjoy the Essence of the Holiday Season

What Not to do During the Holiday Rush

With the holiday shopping rush in full swing, I thought it was fitting to re-publish a post from last year on the experience of shopping no longer being what it used to be. Sadly, this is still a problem – one that I became subjected too over the weekend as I was basically verbally attacked … More What Not to do During the Holiday Rush