How to Implement Acts of Self-Care in Every Aspect of Your Life

Self-care has always been important, and the idea behind it is nothing new. However, it’s grown in popularity in recent years, turning it into somewhat of a “buzzword” for many people. Unfortunately, that has also created some misconceptions surrounding what self-care looks like and how to implement it into your…

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When Is the Right Time to Quit Your Job

The last several years have created what many call the “great job migration.” Following the height of the pandemic, people from all walks of life decided to leave their job for greener pastures. It’s the sort of thing that many fantasize about doing. But how do you know when it’s…

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Planting Trees By The Millions To Fight Climate Change

Let’s Plant Trees Ltd. (“LPT”) is a BC startup company focused on providing a turn key solution for individuals, corporations, NGO’s and governments looking to fight climate change through tree planting. “I wanted to get involved in something that really made a difference and that had immediate impact”, explained David…

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Art Lost and Found

Often beauty is before us but on occasion we just don’t see it.  The synergy required to reveal that beauty sometimes has more to do with where we are in life or what we are looking for – or at.   Some of us grew up in homes whose walls and shelves where…

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What to Do When Your Negative Thoughts Threaten to Spiral Out of Control

Maybe it’s late at night, and you’re lying awake with your thoughts swirling. Or it could be midday when you’re surrounded by ordinary hustle and bustle. The “when” and “where” don’t really matter. Negative thoughts can creep up and derail your mind anytime.  Insecurities, self-criticisms, anxieties, and depressive feelings can…

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Having Issues at Work? Here’s What to Do

When you’re being treated unfairly at work, it can cause stress, tension and a whole lot of admin to deal with. The grievance process can be lengthy and frustrating, but it’s worth the effort to see a true change in your circumstances. Staying silent or trying to resolve the problem…

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Labour Day 1988

It was Labour Day, September 5th 1988. My friend Craig and I were spreading our sleeping bags in the tent. My father was outside searching for kindling with a flashlight. I could hear twigs snapping. It was our tenth year of canoeing into Algonquin Park. Different people had joined us…

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