Category Archives: recovering from depression

Letting Go…

Okay folks, it’s been awhile since I sat down to write. To put my thoughts to paper or should I say my computer.  To be honest, I am not really sure writing is my thing.  I’ve done mostly technical writing, … Continue reading

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Life is a Journey, not a destination

Life is a journey, not a destination…a quote I repeat in my head daily to bring me back to the present, to the NOW!! I use to be so concentrated on my final destination of what my life should look like that … Continue reading

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In with the New…

Happy 2016!! Only 2 weeks after the fact 🙂 It’s a time too reflect on 2015, too set new resolutions, too check new items off your buckets list, too reevaluate where your life is heading.  Hmm, sounds simple. This year, I … Continue reading

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Willow

I’ve recently been dabbling with iPhotography. My favourite subject is my 12 year old dog. We go for walks daily and try to keep our walks interesting by exploring different parts of YYC. Here are some of my favourite Shots from our … Continue reading

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Thank-you

A year ago today, I started this blog. It was a terrifying thought at first to put my most inner thoughts out into cyberspace for anyone to read even close personal friends. My goal was to help at least one person reading … Continue reading

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Revisiting PAST Activities

Ultimate Frisbee, I am officially out of retirement.  I had my first game of the season this week. I have mixed feelings about joining. I left 8 years ago for personal reasons, which many of my teammates are unaware. The main reasons … Continue reading

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REBOOT

Darkness over came me last week. I tried so hard to hold on too the light and that feel good place I’ve been in for months. I went through all my self-help tricks only to make it worse. The thought in … Continue reading

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Practicing Gratitude

Gratitude, thankfulness, or appreciation is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has-as opposed to what one wants. I’ve heard over the years that writing in a journal 5 things that your grateful for during the day before bed can increase ones happiness. I have … Continue reading

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