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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.
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Category Archives: Relieving stress
I wonder how many of us wake up in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? There are hundreds of reasons that might prompt us to waken from sleep—the inevitable call of nature, nightmares, snores coming … Continue reading
Goals are what propel us forward, give us something to work toward, something to fill us with enthusiasm and give us a reason to feel proud of our accomplishments. I don’t know about the rest of you, but I have … Continue reading
As the unrelenting anxiety continues to grow, my best defense is to sit and write and focus my mind on something unrelated to the sadness and emptiness that inevitably grows inside me at that this time of the year. This … Continue reading
It would be impossible for me to thank everyone individually who supported us in our efforts to stop the NBC production of Stefanie’s story. I am so relieved and filled with pride at the end result, with so many small … Continue reading
Who of us wouldn’t want the freedom to be who we truly are without worrying about what other people think? I just finished the book “The Four Agreements” by Don Miguel Ruiz and it is his opinion that if we … Continue reading
All of us have problems. Some big and some small but none of us can escape that fact and we spend a lot of energy trying to become problem-free. According to a parable of the Buddha, we each have eighty-three … Continue reading
Once again, Patrick, now six years old, blows my socks off. After dinner tonight, I took just him out to ride his bike up and down the street. At 8pm the girls were in bed and although it was still … 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
I’ve always loved my brother, and sometimes his bluntness makes me love him all the more. Yesterday at breakfast, he professed that never in a million years could he ever be married to me. In all honesty I wasn’t the … Continue reading
Battling the crowds, scheduling family gatherings, Christmas parties, budgeting for gifts, meals or outings, school concerts, and church commitments are just some of the added stressors that bombard us during the holidays. When you add those to any unresolved grief, … Continue reading