The Here and Now

I love waterskiing. Part of the reason I love it so much is that it feeds my adrenaline addiction in a positive way. I love being completely focussed and giving my all to achieve a goal. It is the most incredible feeling. I have many goals in life and some are harder to achieve than…

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…

Strong and Stable 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…

The Power of Nurturing and Intuition

For the last three weekends I have worked with my friend and we have planted flowers all around my house. I feel like my house is surrounded with love. I have this incredible sense of joy each time I look outside and see all the little beings that I am responsible for. By nurturing them I…

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….

Mind, Body, and Spirit

Another year has passed. It has been an interesting one full of uncertainty, but on the plus side there has been lots of personal growth in mind, body, and spirit. Last year, at this time, I was with my Mum, John and Max. We had a lovely Christmas together. The children  were with Richard. They…

Food for Your Soul

If you know me you know my chicken noodle soup. It is a staple in my household. It is filled with lots of good things, but most of all, it is filled with love. The recipe for my chicken noodle soup is mine. It is so simple. In fact, it is not a recipe at…

On a Winter’s Eve

I love watching the fire. It is mesmerising. It is company on a cold winter’s evening. I sit by my fire and play my guitar and dream of a life where I feel truly happy and fulfilled. Not sure why I am always dreaming of that life. Do I not have that life? Am I…

My Journey into Happiness

I sit here today acknowledging the responsibility I have to myself to be happy. For me being happy  means being free to live my life the way I choose and being in peace. Doing good and feeling good is the key. That is what makes me tick. Being kind to others and feeling grateful for…