Category: Writing

Sidewalk Messages

Healthy Mindset – Day 13 On an otherwise very blah day, this made my day….I don’t know Auntie Chan or Leo, but I love that she can look out her living room window and see this message! We are not in a full “lockdown”…

getting my hands dirty

Healthy Mindset – Day 12 It was 12 degrees (celsius) on the weekend, and in the sun, it felt more like 25 degrees. That got me dreaming of gardening. Once the warm weather hits, I predict gardening is going to replace bread baking as…

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…

Letting the light in

Ring the bells (ring the bells) that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything), That’s how the light gets in Leonard Cohen Healthy Mindset – Day 7 & 8 I started this…

Healthy Mindset – Day 6

Let there be space in your togetherness Kahlil Gibran How has your week been? In some ways, it feels like things are settling into a sort of “sameness”. Since this started, I’ve been thinking that this period of time is a marathon, not a…

Healthy Mindset – Day Four

One of the things I am mindful of is how much news, information, and opinion I consume each day. So far, this week, it’s a lot less than last week. Last week, it seemed like something was changing every hour, and I wanted to…

Healthy mindset – Day 3

I’ve seen a few different ways that individuals and families are trying to keep a sense of community while homebound like turning their Christmas lights back, sidewalk art with chalk or displaying hearts in windows. I like the the last one. When I went…