Walk This Way?

Practice gratitude to feel gratitude. There is no other way. You cannot give it service with your lips and expect to feel it in your heart. Let’s ask a few interesting What if questions: What if what you are talking about is what the Universe is giving you in return? Empty words devoid of feeling? It is easy to readContinue reading “Walk This Way?”



Can we ever truly heal from the death of a loved one? I was listening to a radio show on CBC where the author being interviewed was discussing healing. He said he thought that you never really heal from the death of someone you love. It struck me as a pessimistic perspective. I think healingContinue reading “Afterthoughts”

It’s A Beautiful Day

You are here now. Enjoy what you have. Prepare for the future.  How often have we heard someone say that? Sometimes this seems like it can’t be done, right? Or we worry that it can’t be done right. It’s all so damn confusing. The interesting thing about the future is that it is formed from today. I haveContinue reading “It’s A Beautiful Day”

What’s The Point?

Becoming a better version of myself than I was yesterday is a daily practice for me. That doesn’t mean I’m not worthy now, but the more I know the more I realize there is to know. It is like I am viewing a picture in a frame, in which I am viewing myself in aContinue reading “What’s The Point?”

Mini-Vac Labyrinth – Chats with My Constant Traveller

Every day, without fail, I have deep and interesting chats with my Constant Traveller. She is the one companion who never leaves me.  In good times we celebrate.  In blah times we conspire.  In crappy times we innovate. My Constant Traveller celebrates every day we wake up on this side of the grass! She lovesContinue reading “Mini-Vac Labyrinth – Chats with My Constant Traveller”

Who Writes Your Permission Slips?

Things your story doesn’t stop you from: Exercising Learning to meditate Focusing on wellbeing Drinking enough water Creating a morning and evening routine Asking for help when you need it Figuring out your primary motivators Becoming extraordinary Dedicating yourself to excellence Reading Learning Being kind Being compassionate Working towards a better future Imagining possibilities ListeningContinue reading “Who Writes Your Permission Slips?”

So, You Want to be A Centenarian?

Monday, September 17, 2018, was Respect For The Aged Day in Japan. This is Japanese public holiday is celebrated annually in honor of its elderly citizens.  It began in 1966 and is held on the third Monday of September. On this day media features stories about the elderly and centenarians are given commemorative silver sakeContinue reading “So, You Want to be A Centenarian?”

Alone Together

Lo, I was lost but now I see That what’s for others, not for me This bloodless land not meant to be my home or yours…so why don’t we continue on this path unknown for surely this is not our home. So on and on and on we roam, on further down this lonely roadContinue reading “Alone Together”