A Look Back at Canada’s First Food Bank We Are Supporting May 6th

Edmonton's first food bank

(An excerpt from Edmonton’s Food Bank found on their website) Two issues to solve In 1981, the Edmonton Gleaners Association, more commonly known as Edmonton’s Food Bank, was established to solve two issues: hunger was affecting the lives of many people served by local non-profit organizations and edible food was being wasted in the community.…

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Are You on the Right Path?

Many spiritualities have signs to look out for that signify you are on the right life path. Some see déjà vu as being an example. Others would say seeing certain animals or rare celestial sights, like a falling star, is the universes way of showing you are on the right track. These barometers may mean different things to different people, but I would like to look at some other checkpoints that can show you are…

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The Authentic You

When you read my book, and I hope you will, you will come away with many important life lessons. All of which are aimed at helping you live a more fantastic, purpose driven life; the life you deserve! I want to turn a lens to an idea that my book discusses, and that is being the authentic you.  Who Is the Authentic You?  I don’t know,…

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Overcoming Fear

Fear

Friday the 13th is supposed to be an ominous day full of bad luck for those who are unwary. Of course, there is nothing scientific about this, it’s just fun. However, fear itself often stops us from striving towards our goals. So how do we overcome our fears in order to reach where we want to go?  Know your fear  When…

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14 Happiness Quotes To Brighten Your Day

Sunflowers

Happiness can mean different things to different people. Our tastes, personalities, circumstances, and experiences all influence our level of happiness. Therefore, it is important to find things and people that bring you excitement and fulfillment. By surrounding yourself with people who love and support you, and by partaking in activities that lift you up, you…

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Twenty Things to Try in 2020

Reading at the beach

With a new decade upon us, the year is full of opportunities and fresh beginnings. This may mean making a drastic change in your lifestyle, or it could mean setting small goals for the year. Sometimes it just means the changing of the calendar. However, since it is not only a new year but an…

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Five Books to Read on Christmas Eve

Christmas reading

You’ve likely spent the last several weeks (or longer!) preparing for Christmas Day. Hopefully your presents are wrapped, groceries are bought, and the excitement is bubbling around you. With so much magic and excitement in the air, it’s hard to sit still; especially for little ones. But, a wonderful tradition to start, if you haven’t…

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15 Quotes from Mr. Rogers to Brighten your Day

Mister Rogers

Mr. Rogers is an icon. No matter the age, people have a similar reaction to hearing his name. As a staple in so many homes around the world, Mr. Rogers educated viewers, while bringing joy into the lives of children and adults alike. In the new movie about his life, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, we…

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