Grief. Time doesn’t heal all wounds.

I’m not going to apologize for not writing as much as usual this week. Sometimes I need to take breaks. And other times, I just don’t feel like cooking. That’s what this week has been. But I have some ground beef defrosting in the fridge and perhaps I’ll make a meatloaf and share my recipe…

Living Well: The importance of a good night’s sleep

Regulating sleep schedules without the use of medicine or supplements Sleep plays a vital role in our overall health. Not only is sleep crucial for daily life, but it is also an important part of weight loss and fitness. In continuation of my fitness challenge theme; and this week’s goal to improve my sleep habits,…

Never too late

I have a meeting Tuesday morning that I am pretty excited for. It’s an assessment where you go through vigorous tests to determine your best skills. By the end of the assessment, the case manager should have a good idea of what kind of work you can do. I haven’t spoken much about my job…

The problem with 2020, is we all lack empathy for each other.

After hearing that a gamer took his own life today I’ve been lost in thought for most of the day thinking about empathy. I apologize for writing three posts today – I might schedule one for the weekend. But this upset me – I mean, really upset me. I’m not a “real” gamer – but…

Grief: inner reflection and harmony

This is a repost. But it’s worth resharing in honour of Indigenous/Aboriginal Day which I missed yesterday. As some of you know, in my day job, we work with Indigenous Elders. There are days when I feel truly blessed to have this job. I have learned so much about myself since I started working here….

Grief: support for grieving friends

This morning on Twitter, someone that I followed posted a very touching group of tweets about losing his wife recently. I actually teared up a little as I read the beautiful words and it made me think of my mum who I lost six years ago. I think the hardest part about being friends with…