Several times a year, my family and I put canned and packaged goods together to donate to the local Food Bank efforts. We do our best to put some thought into what we donate - foods that are healthy, filling, and that someone might not normally buy on their own, yet may appreciate. It's really kind … Continue reading Thinking outside the box: bringing life to a Food Bank contribution
Earlier this winter, I read a facebook post by my neighbour, Janet Oucherterlony, and it stuck in my mind for several days. When we ran into each other at the Wellness Gathering, knowing that she's been digging deep into her own personal wellness journey, I asked if she'd be willing to share her thoughts as … Continue reading Parenting. An ongoing opportunity to Lead by example.
Last night I had the privilege of attending a talk by Dr.Gabor Maté. I must admit, I've had a wee bit of an academic crush on Dr.Maté for quite a while now. His calm yet insistent presentation of some frightening realities of the current state of adult-child relationships seemed to be well received by the … Continue reading Childhood under threat: Dr Gabor Mate speaks in Whistler
I'm kind of a sucker for these inspirational quotes that do the rounds on facebook, pinterest, instagram, etc. The other day, this one grabbed my attention. (Maybe it resonated because I have a kid now, and I'd like to not make the same mistakes my parents did. I'll make my own mistakes, for sure. But … Continue reading Ordinary or Extraordinary?