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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