You know Old Man Winter is on his way when you look out your window at 6pm and it feels more like 10pm. *Sigh* Are you generally a happier person when the days are longer and the sun is shining bright right up until 9pm? Does a feeling of doom and gloom overcome you during … More Getting a Head Start on Beating the Seasonal Blues
Lately, I’ve been trying to restore a normalcy almost forgotten – life before smartphone-ageddon. Contrary to popular belief, there was a time before social media. (sarcasm intended) This, of course, excludes those born in the Generation Z era (mid-1990’s and early 2000’s) who would think we were crazy since they were practically born with a … More Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten
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
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
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.