As we are living in some trying times with Covid-19, racial discrimination and crazy weather just to mention a few, sometimes it’s hard to stay positive. Watching the news makes you feel like the world is self imploding one day at a time. However, I have to tell you I feel pretty darn good and…

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Hard to believe another year has come and gone. 2020 is the beginning of a new year, a new decade and represents to me a clear vision on what I want for the future. With my husband being in the optical business 2020 screamed clear vision and with that “Clarity” will be my word of…

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We’ve listened to our political leaders for last couple of months and now the people have spoken. A minority government for as long as Justin Trudeau can hold the confidence of the house and then we do it all over again. I cast my vote on Monday but now I truly believe the best thing…

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Do you see a 6 or do you see a 9? Does it matter? We all have experienced the world and our lives in a very unique way. No two people view the world exactly the same. We all have our own individual experiences influenced by culture, family, religion, media and choices we make daily.…

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Last week I was fortunate to spend the day at TEDxWinnipeg and hear from 16 inspiring individuals. They made me think, laugh, cry and learn. In 18 minutes or less each speaker shared their story. I was …

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Five years ago I first heard about Brene Brown, a research professor who studied shame, fear and vulnerability. I listened to her Ted Talks, read her books and went and heard her live when she was in Winnipeg. The minute I heard her speak I knew she could help me on my life journey and…

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FOMO, “fear of missing out: anxiety that an exciting or interesting event may be happening elsewhere, often aroused by posts seen on a social media website.” Oxford English Dictionary Yikes! Can you believe that our new vocabulary is based on acronyms? Whether you say the words or use the shortcut, I do believe we have…

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As a kid I use to lay in the grass and watch the birds float across the sky. I imagined how peaceful and fun it would be to play in the wind and view the world from above. I wondered why people couldn’t fly? I thought about making myself some wings and jumping off the…

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Why focus on women’s health? Men get sick too. Aren’t we all the same? On many levels yes, but on many others not so much. In addition to the differences between men and women much of the research that has been done over the last 50 years has targeted men in the sample groups or…

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What is a Blue Zone? A Blue Zone is a geographical area that has been studied and identified as a place where people live on average 10 years longer than the rest of the population. Not only do they live longer but they do so independently, doing what they love. You can imagine how this…

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