Entries by Tina

holiday relief guide

December is upon us (how did that happen so fast?), and we are embarking on one of the craziest, most stressful times of year. The pressure of holiday commitments, shopping, baking and cooking, and family, can start to feel like just way too much in such a short period of time. This is also a […]

remembering, honoring, and forgiveness

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day. I remember as a small kid bringing my dollar (it was paper money back then) to school so I could wear a poppy, and then going to assembly to have 2 minutes of silence. I don’t remember much else. There may have been a recording of a bugle, and there might have […]

How to change a life

Hello gorgeous, I want to tell you about a time when I was in my early 20’s, and I had my first real grown up relationship with a sweet young man named Austin. We met in Jasper, and although my intention was to work there just for the summer and return to university in the […]

where magic lives

Not long ago I had a magical experience when I drove home from the gym. It was that time of morning when the shadows are deep and the sun is bright and warm overhead. Driving was almost blinding as my eyes were adjusting to the darkness of the shadows and brilliance of light. As I […]

the best advice I ever got

I have this best friend who is honestly my soul mate, but not the life mate kind if you know what I mean. I was living in 100 year old house separated into suites in Calgary, and Nioka was moving into the top floor. Once she settled, I asked her if she wanted to go for some […]