3 perspectives to get you into action

My mom has always called me “an old grandma.” Seriously. Since I was a toddler, this has been my mom’s nickname for me. Somehow I’ve been blessed with a unique outlook that has been beyond my years from even when I was small. I am moved by the human experience,...

How to change a life

In my early 20’s 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 fall, we decided to move in together instead and we stayed...

What does commitment have to do with jeans?

I made a huge mistake last week. I put on jeans. Jeans do not lie about the 5 extra pounds I put on over the holidays, unlike my stretchy Lululemon pants which will happily keep lying (and stretching) for probably another 15 if I’m lucky. There’s a quote I heard from...

Who are you, really?

I’m inspired to write to you today from a quote I had been reading to my classes last week:  “We live in illusion and the appearance of things. When we understand this, we see that we are nothing. And being nothing, we are everything. That is all.”– Kalu Rinpoche What...