It was a pleasure having Nathalie Martin on my podcast! Natalie is a world traveler, social entrepreneur and philanthropist. She joined us from her virtual office on the Florida coast to share her life’s journey, the obstacles she has overcome and her work with fellow social entrepreneurs who dare to dream big. What an inspiring …

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I began to think about this a few weeks ago as I left a building where I’d spent the day with my mother in palliative care—the day before she died. I’d arrived in a hurry early that morning after one of my sisters called me in. My mother had had a hard night and we needed to make some decisions about dosage for morphine and other drugs, so my other sister and I had rushed to be with our family. I’d parked hastily in the dark, snow-covered visitors’ lot, and hadn’t given another thought to my car all day. Why would I? My mother was dying. 

What a pleasure it was to host my sister Gabriella Dennery on my podcast! She had such inspiring messages to convey about being totally honest with yourself, letting go of the need to figure everything out… plus insights about how you can listen to your inner voice and follow your vision, in spite of every …

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It’s that time again, when we send and receive holiday messages full of good cheer and best wishes for the new year. I love the sentiment and the season, but those neutral notes feel a bit off in 2018. I wonder if sending an ordinary greeting might overlook what so many of us are feeling right now as we take stock of the past twelve months on this planet.

When I got the call that I had been selected as one of the 100ABCWomen (100 Accomplished Black Women in Canada 2018), I was thrilled, to say the least! The time finally came on the weekend of September 15th for me to travel to Toronto and attend the awards gala as well as the book launch. You can order your copy of the book here.

I took this saying to heart this summer and traveled across Canada from coast to coast for a series of federal consultations, taking extra days here and there to enjoy some relaxing moments. I am sharing pictures with you of my forays into the St-John’s Newfoundland area and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, two locations I have rarely visited and took the time to explore.

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