Thursday, October 19, 2017

Free and Laughing in Crisis Moments – the e-book soon come!

In recent months, many people have asked me:  “Marguerite: how is it possible to be free and laughing when there is all this turmoil in the world”?  I decided to share my thoughts and the techniques that have worked for me in an e-book, with the hope that it will help people deal with the […]

Conquering the Iditarod – with laughter!

March 24, 2010 by  
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Newton Marshall, the first Jamaican to enter the grueling Iditarod dogsled race, rode into Nome in grand style, Jamaican flag flying high to complete the race on Friday March 19.  I had watched his progress over the days on Facebook and the Iditarod website.  Thanks to GPS and live-streaming technology I was also present at […]

4 questions to ask to turn a disappointment into opportunity

March 23, 2010 by  
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I was all geared up and focused on my first Free and Laughing workshop in Canada, scheduled for March 20.  On Wednesday, with a sinking feeling, I heard the program host explain that registrations were very low and they were recommending that we cancel.  Oh dear ……. Many things flooded through my mind in the […]

“There is nothing as compelling as the human spirit on fire”

March 16, 2010 by  
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The above quote is from Tony Robbins, the infamous transformation guru.  This came to me as I read Douglas Robson’s blog which features an extensive interview with Newton Marshall, the first Jamaican to enter the Iditarod race in Alaska.  I met Newton at the launch of the Jamaica Dogsled Team in Toronto last fall.  His […]

Real beauty needs no ivory …

March 13, 2010 by  
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I came across a news report early this morning that Tanzania and Zambia are considering the sale of their ivory stocks.  In anticipation, poachers have escalated their activities, and numerous elephants are being slaughtered in Kenya and other countries. I came across a news report early this morning that Tanzania and Zambia are considering the […]

“Thank you” is enough …. but go further

March 10, 2010 by  
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How often do we take the time to tell someone “thank you” – but even more, to go beyond the simple thank you (which is enough) and fully express our gratitude? I mused on this when I opened my Inbox on the weekend to find this heartwarming e-mail.  I felt so good reading it that […]

I am too busy to …..

March 6, 2010 by  
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The previous 2 weeks have been very hectic for me – my blog fans will notice that I haven’t even posted a blog during this time.  I have been inundated with “things to do” – all with deadlines that coalesced around this time – the University of the West Indies Toronto Benefit Gala, grading 300 […]