• Off-grid with intention

    Each summer, my partner and I have one week together where it’s just the two of us. No kids. No cats. No work. No responsibilities other than feeding ourselves. We’ve gone on road trips, we’ve

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  • Radical Love

    Imagine if school curriculums, right from the start, taught that each of us has a unique inner essence and that true happiness comes from aligning our lives with that true self? What if we learned

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  • Being The Gardener

    “Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus: one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze

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  • Warrior for a Week

    When I was a kid, no one that I knew ran for health, no parent went to the gym, and there were certainly no yoga classes. Add to that, people were allowed to smoke inside!

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  • You Did It! Now What?

    Recently, a friend of mine completed an arduous two-year Masters degree, made even more difficult by the fact that for a huge chunk of it, her partner needed to work out of province. My friend,

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  • The Grace in Receiving

      Recently, a friend and I had a great idea. Both of us had projects, close to our hearts, that had been on the back burner for a while. We were feeling stymied in our

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  • Living the Love

    Recently a dear friend, who also happens to be a cloistered nun, wrote me this: “Live the love, not the problem.” This was after a particularly heavy rain in New Brunswick, which caused a terrible

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  • Listening for the Quiet Voice

    One of my favourite things to write about these days is that crazy-ass “inner critic” voice that lives inside our heads. You know, the one that says you’re not “enough” of anything? You’re not smart

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  • The Nature of Truth

    How many times a day do you stop yourself from doing or saying something because you’re afraid of what someone else will think? If you actually take this question seriously and start noticing, I would

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