May & Mental Health Awareness

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May and Mental Health - D by denise

As I witness the abundance of nature’s energy unfold this month, I am grateful for the rebirth after a long winter and am especially hopeful for hot, sunny, summer days ahead. Having said that, with this surge of sprouting energy, I’ve had unexplained moments of feeling overwhelmed and anxious (…unless of course it’s the hormones again…).  During a routine acupuncture last … 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

Hot Flashes and “The Change” in the Boardroom

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Hot Flashes in the Boardroom - D by denise

I couldn’t help but giggle reading an Instagram post of Sharon Stone’s a while back. The photo was a side shot of her smiling and driving, with a comment that said “happiness is knowing your seat heater is on…and you’re not having a hot flash”! It reminded me of so many cringe-worthy (yet laughable) moments of my own. As much … Read More

You Arrived: But You Didn’t Remember The Drive

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You arrived - D by denise

Have you ever arrived to a destination, to have no recollection of how you got there? Somehow, through auto pilot instincts, we navigated while our mind focused on something else, either reflecting on the past or fast forwarding ahead. Sound familiar? Our minds race backwards and forwards all day long and seldom do we actually allow them be in the present. As … Read More