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Environmental Encouragement

Summary Intro: Grants for homeowners help reduce energy efficiency upgrades and while it is true that the Provincial LiveSmart Homeowner grants have ended, the federal ecoENERGY grants... 



Logger Mike

Leafing through “Edge of Discovery; A History of the Campbell River District”, and pausing at photos taken in the early 1900’s, not much remains the same. Much of the old-growth... 



Character Defect… or Hidden Gift?

As human beings, we have a tendency, perhaps a convenient necessity, to label, categorize and identify pretty much everything. We even do this with our “Character”. We label... 



Dancing Through Life – Winter

I know that I’m not the only one who finds winter weather less than ideal. Not the actual weather, really, but the diminished hours of light caused by our location on this planet.... 



World Champion Amongst Us

Reaching the highest level in one’s field of expertise is an uplifting experience, but it can also reveal aspects of our character that many prefer to keep hidden. Dark facets of... 



Clarity is the Point of Power

Don’t get lost in the five fogs  With almost anything you do in life, you do it more powerfully if you are clear about what is happening and what you want. That applies to getting... 



Vaccine Conspiracy Bad Science Fiction

In Response to the Article: “Vaccine Conspiracy Bad Science Fiction” printed Friday, Nov. 6th/09, CR Mirror The article “Vaccine Conspiracy Bad Science fiction” in the November... 



Sharing the Darkness

Last month I traveled with a group of Vietnam veterans, families of vets, and those devoted to the healing work of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The two-week journey brought us to... 



Hospitality Networks: Stay For Free in 231 Countries!

Contrary to what one might expect, couch surfing is not just for kids. It’s actually a world-wide phenomenon catering to adventurers of all ages, sex, and religious persuasions. Singles,... 



Taming the Gremlin

Inner critic, gremlin, self-saboteur … by whichever name we call them, those annoying little voices can foil the best of intentions and leave us feeling deflated.  The constant dialogue... 



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