Canada Day – A Celebration for Peace and Harmony

This weekend has certainly been a scorcher in Toronto with temperatures soaring past the 40 degree mark with humidity! Today also marks the birth of our great nation. While the imperfections will always be prevalent, let us always remember how grateful we are to be living in such a diverse, tolerant and loving nation. Let … More Canada Day – A Celebration for Peace and Harmony

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Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

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.

Remembering to Take it Easy

It’s officially Family Day long weekend here in Toronto and it couldn’t come fast enough! Today, I got reminded of how important it is to slow down when life keeps you moving in a dozen different directions. I generally have very hectic days with the myriad of things going on at work and then all … More Remembering to Take it Easy