“‘Mean people suck’ is a phrase many of us have undoubtedly seen on bumper stickers or t-shirts over the years,” writes Kylen O. Lefave. “…But what can we do so that this kind of behaviour doesn’t affect our own moods, often putting us in a position of wanting to dish it right back at them?”
Archives for May 2011
Writers are painstakingly careful about so many elements of our craft. So why is the writer’s contract something we are careless about? Lorne Daniel explores how to look at the writer’s contract with fresh eyes.
Faced with being laid off, a young father focuses on dealing with uncertainties and on choosing the future he wants.
Yoga is for achieving a state of calm serenity, right? As Moira Gardener discovers when she takes a course in laughter yoga, it’s also for achieving a state of giggles and deep belly laughs.
Words. They have the power to heal and to hurt. To bring peace and to start wars. They can soothe, they can burn, they can bring order or they can cause chaos. My wife sent this video to me a few weeks ago and I meant to share it then, but I got sidetracked. It […]
On a hot August day in 1997, Arla Johnson leaves her home in Fort Myers, Florida, and heads north. Tuckered out from her job as a school counselor, she yearns for a spot by the sea where she can wind down.
Did you realize that play is an important part of dogs’ development and overall health throughout their lives? When it comes to our canine friends, it seems that old saying “All work and no play…” is just as true as it is fro humans.
Sandra Phinney writes about an Italian classic dish, gnocchi — and describes in delectable detail how it’s made in the Pasolli household where the creation of this amazing dish is always reason for a party.
A prairie-born author examines the true meaning of being a girl from the prairies and what that means when it comes to defining true friendship and values.
Nathan Thompson encounters a couple of weird coincidences while exploring the wild places.