Category: Travel

standing amongst the clouds

Healthy Mindset – Days 50-52 I’ve been thinking a lot about Maui lately as somewhere I would like to go when it’s “safe” (I’m very tired of that word) to travel more widely again, and when I feel ready to get on a plane… Continue Reading “standing amongst the clouds”

A Sunny Spring Afternoon in Paris

Healthy Mindset – Day 33 & 34 One of the great things about posting regularly on my blog again is that it’s making me go back in my photo library and think about the places I’ve been (I think I might have said that… Continue Reading “A Sunny Spring Afternoon in Paris”

Wildflowers in the Great Bear Rainforest

Healthy Mindset – Day 32 One of my favourite days of the year is when I get dirt under my fingernails and plant my flowers. That’s still a few weeks off, but it was the first warm day here yesterday so I filled my… Continue Reading “Wildflowers in the Great Bear Rainforest”

Notre Dame – May 2018

Healthy Mindset – Day 25 Posting regularly on my blog again has meant reacquainting myself with photographs I haven’t look at in awhile, including the pictures I took of Notre Dame two years ago. As I mentioned the other day, climbing the narrow, winding… Continue Reading “Notre Dame – May 2018”

…some of the places I’ve been…

Healthy Mindset – Days 20-23 It will be quite awhile before we are able to travel widely again, and while I have lots of thoughts about what it could be like, for now, I thought it could be a nice challenge to pick one… Continue Reading “…some of the places I’ve been…”

A Year Ago Today

Healthy Mindset – Day 18 Last year, at this time, I was on a two week trip to Italy with a week in Florence and a week in Palermo, Sicily. It seems like such a long time ago now, but a year ago today,… Continue Reading “A Year Ago Today”

A Memorable Day in the Great Bear Rainforest

Healthy Mindset – Day 17 This photo is from one of my most memorable days ever. It was on a bear watching trip to the Great Bear Rainforest off the coast of northern British Columbia in June 2013. There were seven of us crammed… Continue Reading “A Memorable Day in the Great Bear Rainforest”

listening to the waves (videos attached)

Healthy Mindset – Day 14 & 15 My happy place is watching the sunset at Kaanapali Beach on Maui and listening to the waves…what’s your happy place? “Close your eyes and imagine you are lying down on an empty, warm, sandy beach. Hear the… Continue Reading “listening to the waves (videos attached)”

Thoughts on Resilience

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lena Horne Healthy Mindset – Day 11 I’m an over-thinker. Are you? Do you also absorb information deeply and feel things deeply? Does it sometimes cause you to dwell on… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Resilience”

enjoying a cozy, grey day

Healthy Mindset – Day 10 It was raining and snowing all morning and now it’s just grey and windy outside, so today it feels perfectly normal to stay inside, get cozy and have that extra cup of coffee. My routine has been to write… Continue Reading “enjoying a cozy, grey day”