Friday, August 18, 2017

“B” stands for “better”

July 4, 2016 by  
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“Fort Clarence as I land!” I messaged my pals, the techie and the yogi. Fort Clarence Beach (in Kingston Jamaica) is a standard item on my Jamaica agenda for our troika. My flight had touched down in Kingston at 4.00 a.m. We were on our way by 10.00 a.m.

I Have No Clue

September 7, 2015 by  
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A few years ago, I decided to speak at MoMondays, a very popular event in Toronto and other cities in Canada and the USA. Michel, the organizer gave me a date and then asked for my topic. “I have no clue what I am going to speak about,” I told him. Somehow I found a topic just […]

Are our choices really that simple?

August 15, 2011 by  
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I love Facebook conversations.  They lead to the most interesting places.  Here is one that really resonated with me, and got me thinking (and taking action):   My Status: “And there I am, sipping a $4.95 Mochaccino, and 600,000 Somalian children are dying of starvation ….”   FACEBOOK FRIEND RC: Rid yourself of the guilt…you’re […]

20 hours of being present – at Second City Toronto

June 27, 2011 by  
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For the past two weekends, I have been immersed in Improv (aka Improvisational Theatre) training at the world-reknown Second City in Toronto.   “Improv?”  my friends asked when they heard “You plan to do standup?”  Well, no.  Truth is, I signed up because I thought improv would add to my facilitation and public speaking toolbox.  […]

Stress-free …. and laughing!

Do you feel like you are drowning in things to do yet accomplishing very little Are you starved for time to take care of loved ones … and yourself? Do you feel anxious, worried, and nervous about ….. (fill in the blanks)?   In other words, are you stressed?   This word “STRESS” has come […]

The joy of being cell phone free … and laughing!

December 22, 2010 by  
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My Blackberry  has not been working for the past 10 days.  Not having any wish to be in the Telus Store at this busy time (or frankly, at any time), I have delayed getting it checked out.  Frankly, the more time passes, the more I am experiencing the joys of not having it!  Here are […]

Missing Jamaican coffee

September 10, 2009 by  
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Everyone who knows me, knows that I am an inveterate, unapologetic coffee drinker.  Every new study that pronounces that coffee is good for your health, is heralded by me and spread far and wide to all!  “See?  I always told you coffee is good for you”. My sister and I are also known as brewers […]