'Living to LEARN'

What Does Work-Life Balance Mean Anyway?

What Does Work-Life Balance Mean Anyway?

 (Post by COLLEEN CANNEY) A coaching client contacted me because she wanted guidance on maintaining work-life balance. She asked me, “So, how do you achieve work-life balance?” There was a long pause and then I said, read more

Are You Living in the Middle of the Hunger Games?

Are You Living in the Middle of the Hunger Games?

(Post by IAN LAWTON) Do you ever feel like you’re living in the middle of Hunger Games; you know, like the world is a battle for survival with everyone out to protect their own at any read more

Downsizing Your Home After Retirement?

Downsizing Your Home After Retirement?

(Post by ANN HARRISON) Thinking about downsizing to a smaller home after retirement? Here is a list of advantages and disadvantages that I’ve come up with so far… please feel free to add any more pros and cons that read more

Is Your Volunteer Board Making Progress?

Is Your Volunteer Board Making Progress?

(Post by Dr. Sarah Elaine Eaton) In April of 2012 I became president of our condo board, where I had served as a director for about five years. We had some returning board members, some new read more

Kick Sledding in Downtown Saskatoon

Kick Sledding in Downtown Saskatoon

(Post by Leigh McAdam) Have you heard about the new winter bicycle? Otherwise called the kick sled.  It’s a relatively new sport in Canada but very common in northern Europe. I had the chance last week to try it read more

Writing in Your Own Hand

Writing in Your Own Hand

(Post by NINA MUNTEANU) How many of you still handwrite? I don’t just mean a letter to a friend or relative (although handwritten letters are growing increasingly rare) or a reminder to do something or shopping read more

Lessons Learned from the Food Service Industry

Lessons Learned from the Food Service Industry

(Post by LINDA POURMASSINA, MD) She sat in her crisp, white coat, probably not much older than I am now, leaning back with all of the assurance of someone who recently completed a cardiology fellowship, newly read more

Struggling with Attachments?

Struggling with Attachments?

“You must choose between your attachments and happiness.” ~Adyashanti (Post by GAIL BRENNER) I used to live in a world of “if only.” If only the right partner would show up or I wouldn’t get caught read more

Take a Cue from the Butterfly – The Butterfly Effect

Take a Cue from the Butterfly – The Butterfly Effect

(Post by IAN LAWTON) Are you dealing with change? If you are feeling anxious or overwhelmed by change, take a cue from the butterfly. First its a caterpillar, crawling close to the earth, slow and steady. read more

Start an Image with a Concept – Photographer Guy Tal

Start an Image with a Concept – Photographer Guy Tal

The following essay was originally published in Landscape Photography Magazine. (Post by GUY TAL) When teaching photography workshops I always emphasize the importance of starting an image with a concept – the thing that stops you read more