Are you paralyzed by the words I can't in your life?

Are you paralyzed by the words I can't in your life?

Just. Go.

There are a dozen reasons why you can’t.  In fact, there were 6 reasons why I couldn’t write this blog today.  If I told you the reasons you’d roll your eyes and probably utter an ‘oh brother’.  They weren’t life threatening moments but I couldn’t get started.

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Are You Taking Time for Yourself

Are You Taking Time for Yourself

I lay awake the other night and couldn’t fall asleep. I’d spent the last 5 days working hours on end to build up stock and didn’t leave the house and baley stopped for meals.  My list was a mile long and my mind was hyper focused on all the tiny details of what products had to be made, orders that needed to be filled and labels that had to printed, products that had to be wrapped and labeled, clean up and then the process would begin early each morning and go late into the night. 

 

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Back to the Beginning

Back to the Beginning

It’s interesting the way life works. Years ago when we moved to Victoria, I had a group of friends who were all artists like me. I even started a “Dead Poet’s Society” gathering  (we had a different name but at this point in time I can’t remember what we called it) in our back yard

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Through Her Eyes

Through Her Eyes

As some of you know, I have a teaching degree which I received from the University of Victoria.  I’ve had many great experiences with children but after my degree I had the opportunity to work as a teacher’s assistant with a special needs child. Now why would I want to do this when I was a teacher? Well I wanted to work in the background and work one on one with a student. I had not worked with a special needs child before but I had worked at a deaf camp as a teenager and had studied Sign Language.

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Is There an Expiry Date for [Dreams] Dreamers?

Is There an Expiry Date for [Dreams] Dreamers?

Sat down the other day and thought about making a ‘bucket list’.  You know, all the things you want to get done before you turn 105.

 And I got really depressed because I couldn’t think of a single thing that I hadn’t already done.  Get stuck on top of the Eiffel Tower at midnight? Check.  Build huts in Fiji and get lost in the jungle on the way back? Yup.  Lose your passport in Russia and imagine you’ll never see your home again?  Yes.

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