This past weekend I had the opportunity to travel to Halifax for business. It was my first time visiting the Maritimes; prior to this, the furthest east I had ever travelled in Canada was Montreal. It was pretty cool to experience many of the stereotypes associated with Nova Scotia first hand. The coolest of them all was how all the cars would stop for you no matter where you were crossing the street. You could just start walking across the street and traffic would stop fo
We all have them right? The friends that just suck the life out of you, the “fun busters”, the “energy vacuums”, the “oxygen suckers”; whatever you like to call them, they are all the same and they are bringing you down. Why is it then, we accept them in our lives? Is it because we are too afraid to say anything? Have you accepted their behaviour for so long that it’s too late to do or say anything about it? So what do we do about this? Do you just cut these people out of
One of my favourite quotes comes from a John Lennon song, “Beautiful Boy”, it goes: “Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans” I came across this famous quote when I was going through my cancer treatments in search of inspirational quotes and phrases to help me get through my fight. I was drawn towards this particular quote because it reminded me not to lose sight of what was important in life especially when life itself tends to takeover and consume
This past week it felt like everywhere I went such as the gym, Crossfit, or a social gathering the topic of the struggle with making a healthy and nutritious dinner came up. For a variety of reasons, everyone seemed to be struggling with trying to make a healthy and nutritious dinner. The common thread of most of these conversations was the craziness of sometimes having to work late as well as having young babies or toddlers taking up the use of mommy’s or daddy’s 2 hands.