Tag Archives: inspiration

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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A Strangers Impact

A random stranger’s gesture has left quite the impression on me. Is it true what she said? It all started last Friday evening; with a rainy football game followed by some live music at one of our favorite joints, in town. We all … Continue reading

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Self-Talk, Staying in the Positive

Negative self-talk, a repeating record that keeps going and going. Some days I can mute it but other days it is up full blast. I’ve been really working hard this year on changing that tune. I’ve tried many times before but it … Continue reading

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Dandelion

It rained most of the day yesterday. I love the rain. I find it peaceful and calming. It brings me back to childhood memories of watching the rain come down on the lake behind our house and calling our neighbors to … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day

The sun is shining, my laptop in hand, my dog at my feet, a view of the mountains in sight, a slight breeze, buds on the trees, freedom to just be…feeling blessed and grateful at this moment in time. :o)

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You….

I had big plans when I was on vacation to write but well that didn’t happen. So, it’s been awhile since my last post.  I am happy to report that I did indeed complete my 28-day journey of practicing gratitude … 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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Riding the Storm

Twenty plus years ago I entered a storm. The darkness within me was impossible to see two feet in front of me.  I couldn’t think outside of myself. I had nothing to give others. I could barely keep my head above water. The … Continue reading

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Staying Positive in a Struggling World

All around me close friends; acquaintances and strangers are dealing with life’s struggles. From my mom with dementia, sick friends, a friends spouse passing away, a friends daughter in the hospital with anorexia, friends of friends committing suicide, those in the psych ward … Continue reading

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