Life

DITCH YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

The whole act of making New Year’s Resolutions for the 92% of the population that do is really just a harbinger for failure… The beginning of each new year offers a certain amount of hope for a fresh start.  We…

UNHAPPY HOLIDAYS

It is December 30 and I am sitting in a parking lot drinking because I DO NOT want to go home. Various commercials on TV would have you believe that home is your safe place; the place where you go…

REFLECTIONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF 50

Few occasions in life beg for reflection more than a personal tragedy or a looming birthday.  On the other side of 50 such reflections often come with regret either for poor decisions or lost opportunities.  Looking back on the past…

TIME IS PRECIOUS…WASTE IT WISELY

TIME – THE CURRENCY OF LIFE … …the 86,400 seconds that is deposited in to our daily bank account to use as we see fit.  We must be cognizant and live in the present, on today’s deposit – there is…

CAN WE GROW CLEAN AIR?

If you live in Alberta, you’ll know that spring arrived early and hot, Stampede was rained out and our driest month of the year saw 20 days of monsoon-like rain and epic storms. Environmentalists everywhere are looking out over the…

SMILE! YOU’RE HAPPY…RIGHT??

A SMILE – that universal symbol that screams HAPPINESS. While the ability to smile lies within each of us, it is the type of smile we give that defines our genuineness. According to Wikipedia, a smile is ” a facial expression…

SURVIVAL TIPS FOR THE MODERN WOMAN

After writing my last post on the New Rules for Men, it occurred to me that there should be a similar code of conduct geared towards women. But when I turned to Google, I was greeted with: Rules for Women…