Elves & Buddha & global warming, oh my!

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Elves are not necessarily those little guys that help Santa get his act together. There is a whole other world of elves, at least if you believe in it. Apparently more than half of the population of Iceland believes in Huldufolk or at least the possibility of these “hidden folk which include human size elves […]

There was a time when…

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This article was first published in my community blog Life Goes On for the St. Albert Gazette. Stop on your way home and pick up some milk. I bet someone at your house has said that to someone else sometime in the last week. But there was a time when no one made that request .That’s because we […]

Why you should join the Crayola revolution

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“Mom, I got a colouring book.” That might not seem like it’s a big deal, except my daughter is not a kid of colouring book age any more. She is however, one of the growing tribe of people who have discovered colouring as a way to relax. Yup, adult colouring books are all the rage. […]

Getting guidance from one of the best mindfulness gurus

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If you are interested in building your mindfulness practice, it helps to have a guide or mentor who can show you the way. Someone who demonstrates what mindfulness looks like in a real and practical way. Chances are you have access to a great mindfulness guru that you aren’t even thinking about. Look around. Do […]

Why you might not need a detective

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This article was first published in my community blog Life Goes On for the St. Albert Gazette. Have you ever misplaced a ring and figured it was gone for good? Well there is a guy in St. Albert, Alberta whose hobby it is to find your lost valuables. Norm Peters has a genuine desire to help people and […]