Community

The importance of community


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 […]

Second Cup of Hope

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 […]


National Literacy Day

Today January 27, 2016  is National Literacy Day.  What does this mean to you?  Do you know that if you are currently able to read this that you are more fortunate than  3 billion people in the world who cannot read at all?   That statistic to me is mind boggling. […]


Let Your Love Shine!

I must say that I am deeply humbled by an event that happened yesterday to make me realize how the universe works in such mysterious ways.  I had been asked to speak by the Further Education Society of Alberta for Calgary Reads to a school in S.E. Calgary.  There had […]