I realize that everyone has a story to tell. It’s just a matter of how, when and where you tell it. And I believe that it must be told. It’s in the sharing that we receive at least...
March 31, 2012 by Helena Green Under helena green, pain, ramblings Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Ramblings of an Old Flower Child – After Pain
“If the poor weren’t so conveniently invisible, maybe we’d come to our moral senses and devise a national strategy for eliminating poverty.” Toronto Star, 2007.
March 31, 2012 by Gordon Fuller Under Nanaimo, poverty, social justice Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Social Justice: Poverty in Nanaimo
I am moved to write this blog because of Minister [of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development] Duncan’s outrageous remarks that residential schools were NOT cultural genocide....
March 22, 2012 by Dr. Pamela Palmater Under Canada, Dr. Pamela Palmater, first nations, genocide Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Unbelievable, but Undeniable: Genocide in Canada
As passionate gardeners, we keep wondering how the changing climate is affecting our gardens. We therefore noticed when the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated its plant hardiness...
March 22, 2012 by Dr. Dianne Saxe Under agriculture, climate change, environment, gardening, growing season, plant hardiness, temperature Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
Every spring, I take on a significant landscaping or outdoor
project. After months of seemingly endless darkness, I crave working outside. Finally, the days have become long enough...
March 14, 2012 by Chris Semrick Under chris, habitat, pond, projects, semrick, spring, wildlife Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Spring Projects
Dr. Paola Lake, registered psychologist, established her practice in 2004 after moving from Ottawa, Ontario. Shortly after settling into west coast living, she received a call from...
March 14, 2012 by Alison Roberts Under Alison Roberts, CHLY, Dr. Paola Lake Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Community Psychology Takes to the Air
The debate about the Northern Gateway Pipeline reminds me of a time when my white aluminum boat got hopelessly stuck in black floating gobs of bitumen doing research in on huge waste...
March 14, 2012 by Peter Nix Under Enbridge, environment, northern gateway pipeline, Peter Nix Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
Synergy is a word that means a great deal to me. But there are times when it just can’t be achieved by goodwill alone.
Three years ago my husband and I moved into a co-housing community....
March 11, 2012 by Catriona OCurry Under bullying, cohousing, communication, community, consensus Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Beyond the Utopian World of Consensus
“What is Your Permanent Address?”
(for the original print version complete with photographs, click here)
Toronto apartment for six months
Agincourt farm house for four years
March 9, 2012 by Lynn Thompson Under living, lynn thompson, moving, purpose Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on “What is Your Permanent Address?”
It is only fairly recently that the idea of transgenerational recovery has made its way into therapeutic fields. The critical need to look back, in order to move forward intelligently,...
March 9, 2012 by Ruby Gibson Under PTSD, transgenerational recovery, trauma Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Trauma Out Of Time
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