Emotions last 90 seconds, so why am I still freaking out?

Here's the phenomenal nugget of information that dropped into my lap this week: emotions last about 90 seconds. After 90 seconds, the feeling has been metabolized... What lingers is the story you choose to associate with that feeling. So, my frustration on Tuesday morning, at my 7 year old's molasses-slow non-attempt at getting ready, and … Continue reading Emotions last 90 seconds, so why am I still freaking out?

Hundreds of Trumpeter Swans Congregate in Pemberton: a sign of spring

File under: Nature breathes sigh of relief and animals enjoy a break from constant human activity, as people are forced to lower their impact and be, to their great angst, resistance and discomfort, a little bit more thoughtful. Connie Sobchak counted 629 trumpeter swans on March 20... she's an expert birder so I trust her … Continue reading Hundreds of Trumpeter Swans Congregate in Pemberton: a sign of spring

Gratitude today to all the food security warriors amongst us — Join our Love Flash Mob to fund the Food Bank (all donations will be matched by the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation!)

Today, I want to express my gratitude for the rain. I appreciate it's steady tempo, that it's watering my bulbs that have been hiding under the snow all winter and are just waiting to surprise us. I'm grateful it might keep people inside, at home, in their own communities, and off the trails and park … Continue reading Gratitude today to all the food security warriors amongst us — Join our Love Flash Mob to fund the Food Bank (all donations will be matched by the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation!)