Half Marathon Goal – Postponed to 2021

Half Marathon My goal was to run the Valley Harvest Half Marathon, on Sunday, October 11th, 2020 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. 21.1km. However, I won’t be in Nova Scotia for the marathon, so I had to withdraw. Rethinking Goal – New Half Marathon As my husband and I transition from British Columbia to settle in Nova…

Just For Today – I Will Be Kind To All Living Things

Spirit of the Eagle While kayaking at Quadra Island, an island within the Discovery Islands archipelago, British Columbia, I took the most extraordinary picture as an eagle flew above me. It looks like the spirit of the eagle! Is it an optical effect from my iPhone? Or did I capture the Great Spirit of the…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

How We Perceive Our Reality I’m learning, as I listen to the audiobook, before happiness – the 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change by Shawn Achor (the book’s title indicates the author is a grammatical rebel!) that happiness is how we perceive our reality. The author postulates we can…

Ten of My Favorite Feelings – Joyful Stephanie

Thank You Omobola I was nominated by Omobola, author of the blog Live life Live Fully, to write ten of my favorite feelings. Over the years, I’ve blogged extensively about my emotional journey through alcohol addiction and anxiety; first as a medium for exploring and gaining clarity of my own story, second in hopes that…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Letting Go of the Need to Control an Outcome I’m a planner. With so much uncertainty these days as a result of the COVID-19 virus, I find myself wondering “what-if”, a lot. Just for today, I will not worry about outcomes. Just for today, this hour, this moment… I will breathe, trust, let go and…