White Space

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White Spaces - D by denise

White space: “…the space between lines and columns that provides visual breathing room for the eye of the reader or writer. In business, it is where unarticulated needs are uncovered. It is where products and services do not exist, and instead this space gives birth to innovative thinking and opportunities.” I think of white space as a place for rest, a … Read More

Extreme Cold Warning: Combating the Winter Blues

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Extreme Cold Warning - Combatting the Winter Blues - D by denise

“Extreme Cold Warning” notifications have frequented my iPhone these past few months. We have even had far less sunny days in what is such a staple and familiar “Sunny Manitoba” winter. Although we know it’s out of our control, common dialogue upon greeting others begins with all familiar frustration over the weather. This winter though, it appears the Canadian Prairies wasn’t the … Read More

It Happened So Fast…

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It happened so fast - D by denise - dark parking lot

It was 6:45pm on Tuesday evening, middle of December. I was leaving a meeting in what I consider a “safe” neighbourhood, and walking into a well-lit parking lot. I was attacked by a man as I rounded the corner to my car. He must have been lurking in the parking lot, waiting. All I remember was a noise and him running … Read More

Zero F**ks Given

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Not caring what others think - freedom - Give Zero F**ks - D by denise

As women, we often feel the need to take on the world: to solve everyone’s problems, to complete all tasks, to “feed and water” those around us, to care about what others think, to provide emotional support and coaching on a whim, and to feel guilty when we haven’t perfected our family, our work, our house, our looks, our lives. But, … Read More