Curbing the End-of-August Blues

Well, there you have it. The days are slowly getting shorter, the air is getting cooler, the morning smell of blooming ragweed indicating the start of allergy season can all only mean one thing: the end of summer is officially imminent. There is always a somewhat melancholy feeling about this time of the year. It’s … More Curbing the End-of-August Blues

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The Power of Positive Thinking

As is usually the case in the month of May, the weather seems to go through regular episodes of bi-polar disorder. The Victoria Day long weekend has traditionally been known to be chronically gray and drab, though we were blessed with gorgeous weather yesterday – it was sunny, warm and beautiful, but then today, it … More The Power of Positive Thinking

Your Phone: Can’t Live Without It, Until You Can

So the other day I had to get the screen on my phone fixed after I had damaged it – complete with a hole in the phone and all – (don’t ask). For the hour that I spent with no phone in my possession at all, I realized just how dependent we have become on … More Your Phone: Can’t Live Without It, Until You Can

The Power of Presence: A Tribute to Kristoff St. John

It has been a rough past week after the untimely passing of Kristoff St. John – a longtime and well-loved actor on the popular soap opera The Young and the Restless. I have to admit, this was a tough one. We lose people everyday – famous or not – but Kristoff’s passing was unlike other … More The Power of Presence: A Tribute to Kristoff St. John