What is Resilience?

Resilience is the ability to cope with and rise to the inevitable challenges, problems and set-backs you meet in the course of your life, and come back stronger from them. I had a conversation with a friend yesterday about resilience. I must admit I have never used this word and had to look up its…

Like a Rock

I love rocks. Whenever I go on a road trip in Canada I stop at all the creeks and look at the beautiful scenery and feel grateful for my life. Funny that rocks could have so much meaning for me. I suppose they could also be a metaphor for something more. We often say that…

Live in Peace

Life is about making choices. In order to create the life we want we have to make the right choices. Our choices need to reflect our values. Values can change depending on our goals. Our goals help us envision what it is we want and allow us to strive each day to move forward in…

Home Is Where the Heart Is

I have come home. I have had many homes, but there is one place in the world that touches my heart. It is this place. It is where I grew up as a teenager. It is called Valemount, the valley in the mountains. My teenage years were challenging, but at the same time life changing….