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For the tragic story of Stefanie's death, click on Stefanie's picture to be linked to a Toronto Life magazine article.
Attract the Right PeopleYou can't expect to draw people into your life who are kind, confident, and generous if you're thinking and acting in cruel, weak, and selfish ways. You must be what it is that you're seeking- that is, you need to put forth what you want to attract. Dr. Wayne Dyer www.drwaynedyer.com
Category Archives: Beginnings
We just never know where each fork in the road, each seemingly insignificant decision, is going to take us, nor all the great people we’re going to meet along the way. I’m not a great long-term planner—never have been—rather ironic … Continue reading
I heard a statistic last weekend that there are over 50 million people in the U.S. suffering from one type of loss or another including death and divorce. If that number isn’t big enough, the cost of those losses to … Continue reading
There is someone in my life who is struggling with some fairly serious employment issues. She had the presence of mind to send me a message knowing that I’m at home with four of my children who have strep throat … Continue reading
Tis the season, right? To forgive, or to at least revisit that place we find so hard to go. We all have people or things in our lives that could use a little forgiveness; people we feel have wronged us, … Continue reading
This is not meant to be a rant or a criticism of anyone who has tried to exclude themselves from jury duty. I can’t count the number of times James and I have been asked the best way to avoid … Continue reading
When someone is grieving it’s very hard to know what to say or do. Feeling inadequate, powerless or uncomfortable is something I suspect most of us struggle with when faced with someone else’s grief. Here are some tips. I realize … Continue reading
There is a kind of shattering that happens with the death of a child, particularly a violent one. Aside from a heart left in a million pieces, you lose a sense of who you are or what life is all … Continue reading
Stop feeling sorry for yourself. Wow, that’s pretty harsh isn’t it? But that might be the best advice I could give to help anyone to start moving past their emotional pain. Now I’m not suggesting that it’s easy, not at … Continue reading