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Reflections on Living Life Each Day

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A few weeks ago a friend of mine passed away. It was unexpected. It was very fast. She was just 56 years old. My friend Marni was smart, witty, talented and creative and now she is gone. As I try to make sense of this tragic event, I keep hearing people say, “You have to live life each day!”. This …

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Remembering Lucy – Life Lessons from a Beloved Therapy Dog

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As I grieve the loss of my dear Lucy, I thought it might be helpful to write about how 15 pounds of Pure Love changed my life. Lucy was a very special dog. She taught me many things about myself and inspired me to be a better person. And as a therapy dog in my counselling practice she helped change …

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The Power & Purpose of Living in the Here and Now

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On August 14th I had the opportunity to hear Thich Nhat Hanh speak at a public talk in Vancouver.  “Thay” (as his students refer to him) is a Buddhist monk well known for his inspirational writings, drawings and speeches on the subject of mindfulness and peace. In his talk, the venerable meditation master reminded us that the past has already …

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