Category: Lifestyle

filters

Filter Facade

If you are on social media, you will know that every app has its filters.  A filter to change the background of your photo. A filter to make you ‘look’ better. A filter to create a funny overlay on your face.  These filters were created to supposedly ‘better’ yourself, but are they...

nudge

The Nudge

How are you at last minute changes? When something completely changes your day and you have to drop what you have planned to deal with what is happening?  What about when that crazy driver or quirky neighbour annoys you? How do you react?  I have to admit that I don’t...

hello again

Hello Again….

It’s hard to believe it is September.  The last time I entered your inbox was July 1 and that seems like ages ago.  I am excited to be back in your email inbox or your Facebook/Instagram/Twitter feeds again.  A big ‘hello again’ from me to you.     To change a life, you don’t need...

Canada day

Happy Canada Day

Happy Canada day. This Friday is Canada day. Our countries birthday.  Canada is 155 years old this year.  Wow!  That’s a big one.   I love Canada. I am from Canada. I will bash the Canadian governement, but never Canada…. Jason Priestley Over the last 150 years, Canada has had...

women of wisdom

Women of Wisdom

I was thinking the other day about some certain women in my life and in history.  These women have provided me with so much knowledge with regards to who I have become today.  There are so many ‘women of wisdom’ in my life that I can often be found reading about, listening...

strong men, happy birthday, happy father's day

Happy Strong Men Day(s)

This weekend marks a couple events in our household. Our sons 19th birthday and Father’s Day. A celebration of our boy and the extraordinary man he has become and the celebration of three exceptional dads who are (or were) each leaders in their own way. I consider both events to...

inspiration

Inspiration

Are you a dreamer?  Do you like adventure?  Do you have hobbies or passions?  Inspiration is a key factor in any of these questions. What inspires you?  Where do you get your inspiration from?   Make your life a masterpiece. Imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or...

derecho, tornado, disaster

Disaster Happens

Do you ever count your lucky stars or thank God for your blessings with regard to safety and health?  I do, quite often actually and the other weekend was definitely one of those times.  We realized that no matter who you are. No matter where you are.  No matter how prepared you are,...

marathon, fitness, running

Time To Conquer

How active are you? Have you increased your fitness over the past 2 years? Or decreased?  Is your go-to the gym? Or do you like to run or walk outside?  Either way, now is the time to conquer your fitness goals. Fitness isn’t about being better than someone else. It’s about being...

mother's day

Supermarket Flowers

Mother’s Day just passed and on that day I always reflect not only on my own wonderful children, but also my mom. You see, my mom passed in 2020 and I reflect a lot on certain yearly holidays.  As you may have read from previous blogs, certain songs inspire blog ideas...