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Second Cup of Hope

Are you needing a Second Cup of Hope? 4

Yesterday we celebrated Canada’s 150th birthday.  We have come a long way as a country, and my hope is that we continue to grow respect for all living things and truly realize how interconnected we are to one another and nature. I recently had the pleasure of hearing Frank O’Dea […]


Tapestry of Women Conference Results 6

The mandate for the Tapestry of Women Conference is “To gather and support an interwoven network of women in the Cochrane, Morley and surrounding area working together to better our community and ourselves.”  This is the 22nd year of holding this fantastic event which only costs $50.00/person and goes from 8:00 […]


Err in the Direction of Kindness 8

In 2013, George Saunders delivered a speech to the graduates of Syracuse University which focused on the importance of kindness throughout our entire life.   The speech was so well received; it was made into a book called Congratulations by the Way.  Last weekend,  as synchronicity would have it, I came […]


Five Key Lessons from a Horse

On Friday, August 5, I had the honour of participating in the Trailblazer on Fire workshop held by Equine Connections.  Brigitte Lessard, founder of WomenTalk , took all of us board members to experience this workshop to help identify our leadership styles and see how we could best support one […]


5 Healing Benefits of Nature 1

Study after study has proven the healing benefits of nature on a variety of areas of our health.  Regular exposure outdoors: Decreases stress levels & depression – Dr.Shimi Kang, a Harvard trained doctor and best selling author of The Dolphin Way from Vancouver BC, works with teens who are stressed […]