Tag Archives: Mental health

on choosing to see the good stuff

Last week at the talk by Jacqueline Scott, she mentioned that successful women leaders more often frame things positively.  I admit that sometimes I have a hard time doing that, and my first, internal reaction to a problem is usually … Continue reading

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livestreaming a talk about Slow Money

Last night there was a talk in Sydney that sounded great. However, I really wanted to be at home after a long day at school. I love community events, yes, but like everyone, I have a limit on how much … Continue reading

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life lately

A meal at the NSCC cafeteria yesterday: turkey pot pie, salad, and pecan pie for dessert. Total: $9.75. I take an empty Tupperware with me now to school so I can take the inevitable leftovers home or eat them later … Continue reading

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making me happy // the figure skaters

Last night at the Emera Center, the figure skaters were practicing. When I walk there and the hockey teams are practicing, it’s interesting, but the figure skaters! Especially the older pairs, watching them fluidly skate in tandem, holding hands and … Continue reading

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We are not alone

Today I had a dentist appointment in Baddeck. My dentist, Stuart MacDonald, books cleanings something like six months in advance, so back in June when I had my last cleaning, they booked my next one. “Does it matter what day … Continue reading

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making me happy // the walking track

This time of year, I know I need to walk as often as I can, to maintain sanity and happiness. But, walking around my neighbourhood feels lonely. Sometimes you see people, but sometimes you don’t, you just see houses and … Continue reading

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learning my lessons

The images are actually much larger, so if you want to see what my screen looks like when I’m  working in these programs (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign), click on the image and it will open in a separate tab. … Continue reading

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