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This week I was working with a 57 year old client* through the Connections foundation module of the Total Life Checkup program. With the evolving role of parent already discussed in the Identity module, this client was assessing her web of connections and where in it does her son feature. “My career has been stimulating
Every year I start to write a post about letting go of Christmas and then I don’t publish it. For the last fifteen years my story has evolved, from basically holding my breath for the last two weeks of December to eventually feeling so comfortable with my views that I forget they were an issue.
For three years in a row I have raised funds for the Centre for Mindfulness Studies in Toronto in support of their Community Programs. The main event is the Mindfulness Challenge, a gathering of hundreds of meditators, in multiple locations, to be contemplative for four hours. Here is an interview from last year about my
Retired Teachers of Ontario publishes a fantastic magazine for its members called Renaissance. In the Spring 2019 issue, Charlotte Empey interviewed me for her article titled “Rightsizing.” (click here-Spring issue, pg 30) While there may be an expectation that home owners should downsize to a smaller living space as they age, Charlotte explores how to
I enjoy working with the CBC Radio Syndicated Unit, sitting in a booth and talking with station hosts across Canada. Topic this time? Decluttering in 2019! Each conversation was different but here is a sample found on Vancouver’s show, “On The Coast”: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/on-the-coast/episode/15656700 (time code 41:38) It’s tricky to get in the deeper meaning of
Over two years ago I left Facebook. I can only think of a couple of times when I missed out on useful information because that was the single place it was shared. Occasionally someone will be surprised to discover I’m not on that platform, thinking I was there all along! What a backdrop to daily
Several years ago when I was busy with work, a whole season had gone by and I barely noticed. Being in nature has always been fundamental to my happiness and I wasn’t paying attention. From then on I made a point to be present to my outdoor environment. Autumn is my favourite time of year.
I am trying to remember what my adult life was like before cell phones and the internet, when staying connected simply meant phoning or visiting people and I gathered information by visiting a library or purchasing a newspaper. In my first career as an actor, I recall phoning my apartment to collect messages left by