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Well then…this is a life moment…isn’t it

Happy New Year everyone

How are you feeling about closing down this last year? I’m thinking that I’m very happy to be putting 2016 behind me. I’m so done with the shenanigans of this monkey year. But I’m also grateful for the lessons and opportunities it has brought…

December 31, 2016

‘Tis the night before Christmas

I’m sitting in front of an open fire here in my peaceful and quiet living room this night before Christmas thinking what a whirl-wind day this has been. I got the house ready last night and waited (a little anxiously) for my children to…

December 24, 2016

All is calm

Hi everyone, This post is long in coming and I’ve been looking at it for several days now, but the truth is that I’m finding Christmas very hard this year. Ok, I’m just going to stop writing about that now because it’s been two…

December 19, 2016

Teaching the therapy journal

Hi everyone, Today was my monthly therapy journal session at the wellness centre. Today I worked with nine wonderful women all dealing with coming back to health after cancer. All of us coming together with art. You know, over these two years since my…

December 13, 2016

Resort entertainment, a bizarre production

Last night, after supper, Robbie and I walked thru the resort and saw some people hanging ropes, testing laser lights and puffing out clouds of smoke from a smoke machine. And we thought, “A SHOW!” So we pulled up a chair and waited. We…

November 27, 2016

A lovely day full of art

For me there’s nothing like a day making art. And on this rainy day, the warmth of my dining room was the perfect place. Some friends were coming over to make their own therapy journal, so I gathered our supplies, grabbed a box of…

November 13, 2016

Wellness, what to do when you just need quiet

Our lives are so lived out loud, don’t you think so? I’ve been thinking about this lately. What do I do first thing in the morning when I wake up? I turn on my phone pretending like i want to see what time it…

November 8, 2016

A sanity break at Lighthouse Park

There is a lovely park near me at Point Atkinson in West Vancouver. Lighthouse Park. There’s a storybook lighthouse… …and a little home for the lighthouse keeper… …and a little, well tended veggie garden. It’s such a lovely, bucolic spot to visit and take…

November 4, 2016

Wellness, Mediation, the mind-body link

Hi everyone, Now that I’ve given you an introduction and now that we’re all trying not to step on landmines, I wanted to talk to you about an important aspect of wellness and that is the mind-body link which is achieved in meditation. This…

October 15, 2016