What new parents and new retirees have in common

What new parents and new retirees have in common

New parents and new retirees have more in common than you might think. Both groups experience life changes, often greatly anticipated. Planning, parties and yes, even due dates.  Ideas abound about what it will be like and we look forward to the day our life will...
A Country’s Birthday and Redefining Age

A Country’s Birthday and Redefining Age

Age and aging are, I have decided, rather subjective terms. July 1st is the national day of celebration of the country I call home – Canada. At 150 years she is  either a teenager or an elder, depending on which country might be voicing its opinion.  This got me...
Humor, The Lighter Side Of Mindfulness

Humor, The Lighter Side Of Mindfulness

If mindfulness is defined by being in the present and fully aware of what is going on around you, then humor is a wonderful side note. Nothing speaks more to being in the present than appreciating the small absurdities of life. Which is why I am boldly putting this...
Spirituality, Transition And Life Evolution

Spirituality, Transition And Life Evolution

Spirituality and religion are not topics that I have written of before, mostly they just seem too “personal” to write about. Polite society taught us that you don’t discuss, at least with strangers, politics, religion and sex.  Over the years though, things have...