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January Stillness Awaits — Your Rejuvenation Time

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January Stillness Awaits — Your Rejuvenation Time

A brand new year has begun for those of us following the Gregorian calendar. Isn’t this exciting? But, it’s still cold outside and my hands are freezing, Monika! (you say) I agree with you, I wholeheartedly agree! Yes, it’s still a time of slumber and stillness and quiet outside. This month, let us focus on the well-deserved rest that is around us in nature, and invite it into our life. It is monumental to our health and our well-being to have adequate rest. By adequate rest I mean exceptional sleep, deep sleep, rest with feet up, reduced or eliminated running...

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Growing the Light of Your Human Spirit

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Growing the Light of Your Human Spirit

The lights are growing dim and the days are growing shorter. With each passing breath, we know we’re getting older. It may sound lyrical and poetic and it is. I say it is inspiring and enlightening. Despite the long dark nights and cold winter days, let us celebrate light, in a hundred different ways. Let us celebrate growing older because it comes, hand in hand, with the joys and wonder of our friends' and loved ones birthdays and family dinners. The passing days are marked by anniversary dinners, graduations and a host of other beautiful celebrations and holidays that enrich...

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What Mask do you Choose?

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What Mask do you Choose?

October 2021 Inspired Living News  From the beginning of mankind, we have been known to wear a façade, a mask, to adopt a character. Throughout history, we can see, that men/women choose to don a mask to grow into their world. Would you agree or disagree? This October, we’re honouring everything Halloween, everything it represents. Not just the modern day costume and the sharing of our bounty in the form of candy and treats, but also the older, the ancient traditions of masquerades, balls, acting, the players we invite into our lives. For humanity to grow together and for our...

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August is a time for Celebration & Integration

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August is a time for Celebration & Integration

Article written for The South Etobicoke News August golden sun rises and sets as our harvests, our farms, our gardens and our hearts bloom, soaked with sunshine. Liquid gold. We watch our kids play over the summer; explore our gardens as they flourish and share drinks and meals al fresco. Naturally, we arrive to a time of harvest at this time of year. August is a time of energetic abundance: nature's wisdom is in full harmony. We reap the benefits of sowing those early seeds in spring. Whether you grow your own garden or share a neighbour's patch, or support the local...

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We All Speak The Same Language - Earth Language

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We All Speak The Same Language - Earth Language

What language do you speak? (Hint: we all understand it…)   "We all speak the same language" - I’m sure you read it or heard it somewhere before. And no, I’m not speaking about love languages which may be latest trend. I’m talking about the language that comes from the deepest part of your heart. I'm talking about what you feel each time you step onto a fresh hiking path, cast your fishing lure into a flowing river, or sip on an iced tea watching the sun set over a lake. This month, the heat rises, the sun reaches high...

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