November 26, 2018

3 Survival Tips to Thrive Through the Holidays

Wetter Weather and Darker Days Hard not to notice the daylight is waning and the weather is wetter. Many of us wake up in darkness, head to work and are driving home from work […]
March 24, 2018
Canvas Counselling Services

AEDP and Why I Love What I Do

Do you feel unsettled, worried or stuck? Do you have a sense that you are in a rut, created from doing the same things over and over, without different results? Maybe you feel unsatisfied in your relationships, or that your life lacks meaning?
March 21, 2018

4 Ways To Be Mindful

Mindfulness Matters Mindfulness is being present in each moment. The practice of mindfulness involves accepting our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing there might be a “right” or a “wrong” way to think or […]
February 8, 2018

Boxes of Darkness

A guest blog from Carole Wheaten Boxes of Darkness Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness It took me years to understand that, this too, was a gift ~Mary Oliver I […]
January 22, 2018
Authentic Living

Living with Authenticity

Authenticity What does it mean to be authentic? Authenticity is real, genuine, true and accurate living. Authentic living is when I am not copying, pretending or giving a false sense of myself. Authentic people […]
December 13, 2017
Christmas

Resisting the Christmas Madness

Christmas Holiday Madness It is midway through December. Christmas planning, Christmas shopping, Christmas celebrating and Christmas stressing feels well underway. The season can be so much about expectations, or what we hoped for…that somehow […]
September 22, 2017

Isn’t This a Beautiful Tomato Plant?

Good Starts Isn’t this a beautiful tomato plant?  I grew it myself!!!  This has not been my most stellar year in the garden, and this tomato plant is just one victim of my lack […]
April 16, 2017

Breaking Wide Open

Sometimes seasons drag on and on...like this winter that has lingered coming in blasts covering the ground with snow or drenching our commutes with downpours. Strings of sunny days feel few and far between...and yet, they will come. They always do, but the waiting can feel heavy. Together, we wait...and rally one another along, to be patient, to anticipate the change that has to be just around the corner.
March 21, 2017

I Love My People

I sit in the Starbucks, the new one just across from the mall on #10 Hwy. I come to places like this to notice things...learn things...about people...about myself. The more fully I am present in these moments, the stolen moments of noticing, the more my noticing gives life meaning.