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First off, BlogJam is an awesome blogger event in Atlantic Canada to help us all learn more about anything blogs, blogging, and bloggers related in a super friendly environment. I’ve had a huge awakening since BlogJam. I’ve always kinda known it about myself… but going to this blogger event truly hit it home. Folks. I’m …

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Wellness Wednesday has DROPPED! Let’s talk about Connecting to Flourish, shall we? 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸 Clink on the link – Wellness Wednesday with Amanda

This is a book review of “Be Feel Think Do: A Memoir” by Anne Bérubé… and I desperately don’t want to insult her. Heck, Anne lives in my area! I think it’s AMAZING that she wrote this book and got published! SO COOL! This is the challenge of reviewing “self-help” books… some are a good …

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“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” Mark Twain Who do you aspire to be? How would you like to be remembered when you die? How do you live your best life NOW? I had a lovely Facebook experience recently. …

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“Carl Jung teaches that water represents our emotions” – Estelle Thomson, Painting Under the Sea, 21 Daily Creative Leaps Waves push and pull… Do I want to be pushed to shore where it’s “safe”, or pulled out to sea – the big scary deep unknown? Day 19 of the 21 Daily Creative Leaps is about …

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As I read The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary, PhD, I reflected as a clinical social worker/family therapist, as a daughter, as a wife, as a step-mother, and as a mother… my roles and my close relationships. In the past when I have done family therapy, the main objective was never to “fix” the child. …

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“No truly happy person feels the need to stand in front of the mirror and recite that she’s happy. She just is.” Mark Manson, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck F*CK YEA! Ok. Ok. This may not be toootally fair. Many people need to start a journey of self-acceptance with some intentional hard …

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I dabble. I dabble at painting. I dabble at gardening. I dabble at photography. I dabble at writing. I am not good at anything in particular. I do not have one TRUE passion in life. I will TRY anything and I am a HARD worker when something interests me. I think this is why Big …

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Living a Wholehearted Life I was feeling lost. I needed inspiration. I was a new mother who had just put in her resignation to stay with my aaaamazing daughter for at least another year. Things were just starting to get interesting with Miss Dot! Plus… my social work career wasn’t fulfilling me like I wanted …

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