Lake Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, February 2021 It’s funny how memories come back to you when you're the one in the driver’s seat. Last night I thought about the first time I saw snow. It was in Chile when my brother and I visited our aunt in Santiago. It was summer for us in Jamaica, but … Continue reading The Unexpected Gifts of Driving Through Snow
Worry causes lack of sleep, elevates stress levels, and affects your health. Here are five tips to ease worrying.
A couple years ago, Aris and I were in the back of an Uber crawling along Upper Richmond Road in Southwest London. Gazing out the window, I spotted someone whom I thought was dressed strangely and I made a comment. My son didn’t waste a moment in responding sharply, “Not everyone dresses like you Mom. … Continue reading Allyship Matters: Seven Words to ponder during Black History Month
‘Delete toxic people’. ‘Remove the haters from your life’. ‘Stay away from those who don’t appreciate your value’. Is it my imagination or has the message to cut people off proliferated? If you use social media, you will likely see it pop up in some form or other on various channels. There seems to be … Continue reading Engage, Tolerate or Disconnect Respectfully?
Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa painting is presented at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France on 6 July 2019. (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) For his milestone birthday a couple years ago, I gifted my brother a trip to Paris. Well, first he had to find his way to London, and I’d take … Continue reading Stay Present…or You Might Miss the Magic