May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness

It’s been a somber few days this week. I had to attend the funeral of a child that recently passed away. We know death is a part of life. I’m sure we have all given ourselves that same pep talk over and over – but it is so much more difficult to comprehend when it’s … More May the Beauty of the Season Shine Through the Darkness

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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

“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

Acknowledge, Learn, and Move Forward, Because All You Have is Right Now

Do you ever look back on a moment in your life and just think to yourself, “Wow, was that really me? Did I really do that? What was I thinking acting that way?” I’ve had plenty of ‘aha’ moments like this myself, and when I think back, I am amazed at how much I have … More Acknowledge, Learn, and Move Forward, Because All You Have is Right Now

Times of Adversity Show True Colours

When we are faced with tragedy, so much is realized about ourselves and those around us. A friend of mine shared a story with me recently that really struck me. Her boss’ father recently passed away and he had also worked for the same company for many years. He had only recently left the business … More Times of Adversity Show True Colours