What is good communication, exactly? Are there any rules for a parent to follow? Does this mean you should talk about everything with your kid and leave them with no privacy at all? As it turns out, communication is more complicated than we thought.
Archives for March 2020
Becoming a Mindful Vacationer with Sustainable Travel
While travel is certainly an enjoyable experience it isn’t always the most eco-friendly activity. Flights and the subsequent transportation you take at your new destination can have a serious carbon footprint, but with a few tricks, you can not only reduce your environmental impact while traveling but even improve areas you visit as well.
Poem for the day…. Field Notes: March 20, 2020
there is a weight
a mental haze
a physical heaviness
Sometimes…Part 4: Mama
Sometimes Mamas need help. Sometimes they almost let grief and depression ruin their life, and the lives of the ones they love.
6 Ways to Practice Mindfulness at Work
To stay focused and boost your productivity in the attention economy, you must be proactive instead of reactive. Mindfulness can help you thrive in the face of stress and distractions. Try these tips to incorporate mindfulness into your day at work.
Perhaps over time I will be able to put this little ball of grief somewhere, store it in a grief drawer or bury it in my back yard with my phlox and roses and dahlias. Maybe there, the grief will lie in hope that it will grow into something, perhaps even into joy.
Everything You Need to Know About Maine Coon Cats
We’ve all seen those huge, fluffy cats. The ones that seem to be much larger than other cat breeds. What are they? Are they a good choice for homeowners? People with kids?
Guatemala – Land of Dramatic Contrasts
Dawn at Tikal
This is the epicenter of the ancient Mayan world, constructed about 740AD, and although it is hundreds of kilometres from the nearest city and has only two modest accommodation lodges within the park, it’s still surprising that so few people are about – perhaps 40 to observe the dawn, and only a few hundred dotted about the park during the day.
CORONAVIRUS: A Little Inspiration
Take heart that there have been worse contagious diseases than this one from which Canadians have gotten up, brushed themselves off and gone on with their lives.
Five Mental Workouts to Realize Your Goals in Life
No matter how you define success, good mental health plays an important role in helping you achieve it. Here are five mental exercises that can help you perform better and make the most of your life.