New eBook!!

An inspired piece of writing with hopes to re-inspire all who work with healthcare. This means parents or teachers working with children (this goes beyond teaching how to wash hands or tend to cuts and scrapes as we all know), adults caring for aging parents or struggling siblings (who may be working through mental, emotional,Continue reading “New eBook!!”

Never Again

Today I am thinking of these words. I hear them from so many people. Never again will they put themselves into a place of discomfort. Some after they or someone close has lied; sometimes involving an affair; sometimes from speaking with a friend or family member that has brought some upset. I also hear neverContinue reading “Never Again”

Essence

Do you know the meaning of this word? The Oxford Languages definition is this: “the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, that determines its character.” I chose the image for this post as it is intended for the reader to look deeper… to feel something that may arise from seeing somethingContinue reading “Essence”

Conscious Compassion

What is compassion? According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, compassion¬†is a “sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it.” In other words, you recognize that someone is suffering, and you try to help. Now “suffering” is the human experience that all cultures, communities, and individuals have felt at some point. Since mostContinue reading “Conscious Compassion”

Conscious Appreciation

Wouldn’t Hurt a Fly Have you heard this phrase? It’s often used to emphasize how inoffensive and harmless a person or animal is. This took on a special meaning for me several years ago when Ontario seemed to have a high number of flies getting into homes and ours was no exception. I started keepingContinue reading “Conscious Appreciation”

Body, Mind and Intellect

Who/what is in control of your life? It’s best to take the reigns wisely! Hope this article helps you do so.

Death and Rebirth

Many people do not like to think about death yet it is what I discuss with many in my regular work with grief. For this post, I thought I would remind you about the death and rebirth cycles that all of us experience. The simplest place to start is realizing that when we go toContinue reading “Death and Rebirth”

Understanding Grief

Recently I have been speaking with clients and was even interviewed about how people generally think of, or understand “grief.” You can see the whole interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr2CC5r37OM Of course, this then made me think that although people have often heard of the “Kubler-Ross” stages of grief, many do not understand the deeper details behindContinue reading “Understanding Grief”

Power vs. Force

Awakening Seers: Transcend the Mundane to Experience the Extraordinary