Day 744: Poetry Friday

Needed to hear this today. Just in case you do, too, I thought I’d share. Powerful. . Because opening our heart to others often begins with opening our heart to ourselves. And that doesn’t mean letting ourselves off the hook, or giving ourselves an easy ride. But digging deep to be our best selves. Finding […]

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Day 741: Elevator diaries

So, how’s your day going? Busy? Not busy enough? I hear ya. Mine’s going okay, pretty quiet. So quiet that something occurred to me today. I realized that without consciously thinking about it, I’ve started to talk to strangers more than I used to. Now, the thought of saying even “Hello” to a stranger used […]

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Day 735: Ice, ice, baby

. Okay, so it hasn’t been quite this icy on Toronto streets lately, but it has been pretty slippery in spots out there. And I have broken both wrists over the past two years … the left one after a very bad fall that bruised both my arm and my ego. So, forgive me if […]

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Day 729: We are in this together

. Stumbled across this photo and had to share. It reminded me that acts of kindness can occur in the most unlikely places. I’ve been practicing “random acts of friendliness” lately, which doesn’t sound like much except that I might be the least friendly person I know. Not that I don’t like people, I do. […]

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Day 728: For the love of lattes

Facebook can make me crazy. Between the ranting and the humble-bragging, sometimes I wonder why I even signed on. But then I see a post like this (shared by a lovely friend) … one that makes my day, and I remember why I’m still there. I’ve never turned road rage on its head like this guy did […]

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