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Why Pause for Gratitude?

One of my favourite moments of the year is Thanksgiving. Specifically, it’s our family tradition where each person around the dinner table takes a turn sharing what they are most grateful for. It’s a simple tradition, but it goes very deep.

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Inward Inspection from 30,000 Feet

As the door sealed shut, the walls of the airplane seemed to collapse inward. My heart was racing and blood rushed to my head. I heard myself say, “I might need a minute to catch my breath,” but there was no turning back. My fear of being in a confined space had officially been triggered and I needed to pull it together.

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Freeing yourself from attachment

It was a gorgeous weekend afternoon and I was out on the Humber River with Justin and our friend Mandie. I leaned back in my kayak as a monarch butterfly gracefully flew overhead. The sun reflected off its wings with a flash of orange and I became mesmerized by its beauty.

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The Final Days of Summer

The late summer sun had already dipped below the horizon as I pulled up the driveway of the home I share with my partner, Justin. What a fulfilling day! I opened the car door and the warm, humid air served as a gentle reminder that I had gotten used to air conditioning.

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Tap into the Team’s Inner GPS

Have you ever looked up at the sky and marveled at the majestic V-formation of Canada Geese as they migrate south for the winter? Their journey is a feat of navigation and a deeply inspiring example of working together. So how on earth do they do it?

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All the Feelings of Fall

This morning I woke up with a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach that nothing will ever be the same. I go through this every year when I feel the temperature drop and the leaves start to fall. It brings out a feeling of melancholy that I just can’t seem to shake.

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My Least Favourite Question

This summer I have found myself lying on my back watching the clouds float by, much like I did when I was a kid. Allowing myself the time to daydream without a result or an agenda in mind is something that seems to have drifted away in my adult life.

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Rediscover your Inner Child

This summer I have found myself lying on my back watching the clouds float by, much like I did when I was a kid. Allowing myself the time to daydream without a result or an agenda in mind is something that seems to have drifted away in my adult life.

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