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What you do isn’t who you are

“When people say to me: “How do you do so many things?” I often answer them, without meaning to be cruel: “How do you do so little?” It seems to me that people have vast potential. Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people don’t. […]

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In the moment

This morning I went for a walk through the paths in and around Toronto’s Evergreen Brickworks. I debated bringing my camera but I ended up leaving it at home. There will be no spectacular photos in this post. I turned my phone ringer on silent and cell data off. I didn’t check my phone. It was just me, […]

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Redefining the “should”

You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it is better to listen to what it has to say ~ Paulo Coelho “The Alchemist” The first few months of 2014 have shaken up my life quite a bit and I couldn’t be more grateful. In January, I left a full time job for a […]

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A Vitamin B12 deficiency can be life altering

I have never been great at taking my vitamins. I understand the benefits of getting enough vitamins, and tried to get them from natural sources, but I didn’t consider the risks of being deficient. At least not until I experienced a severe B12 deficiency in July 2013. I’m not sure when the deficiency started because I didn’t […]

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Signs of Hope #8: Winter Warm Up

Toronto was hit with some frigid temperatures this past week. It felt like -40°C at one point. If you are reading this, you are probably privileged – you have warm homes to go to, warm clothes to layer. But many of our city’s residents don’t have what we consider basic necessities. The homeless, and those […]

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