thoughts · Uncategorized

A Sparkle in the Grey {A Tribute to Lillian Alton}

Note: October 19, 2007, is a date I will never forget. It’s the date I lost my grandma, my mentor, and my best friend. This article is dedicated to her, Lillian Alton (1928-2007). After visiting my mom this past August, I packed up my vehicle and was getting ready to leave. It was morning and the sun… Continue reading A Sparkle in the Grey {A Tribute to Lillian Alton}

Body Image · Concepts · Lifestyle · Positive thinking · Positivity · thoughts

Why you should love yourself without conditions.

Imagine a “perfect” version of yourself. Can you do it? What does your “perfect” entail? Is it a long list of things that you presently are not? Does it encompass anything about your current state of being? Last October I had a case of recurring hives and needed to go on antibiotics and steroids to… Continue reading Why you should love yourself without conditions.

Concepts · Environmental · Lifestyle · Support local · Uncategorized

A Local Way to Shop {a small tribute to Farmers’ Markets}

If you haven’t been to a Farmers’ Market in your town this summer, take the opportunity to visit one really soon. Markets aren’t just for the spring and summer. Most local markets in Canada last until the Thanksgiving long weekend (and can be a great way to find an apple or pumpkin pie!), which means… Continue reading A Local Way to Shop {a small tribute to Farmers’ Markets}

Fitness · Lifestyle · Positive thinking · thoughts

Tri a Positive Mindset.

Like many people, I aspire to stay healthy and be active. And, like many people, I often am the opposite. After a long dark winter of sickness and health issues preventing me from working out, I felt super crumby. Not to mention I also discovered I could not attend a dear friend’s wedding 3,400km away,… Continue reading Tri a Positive Mindset.

Communications · Social Media

Making a National Top Ten List!

Two years ago when I moved to Central Alberta and hired as a Communications Coordinator for a school board, I made it my department’s mission to generate a fun and interactive online community for all schools within the school division. While twelve out of nineteen schools had a Facebook page,  many were not updated regularly,… Continue reading Making a National Top Ten List!

Communications

A Review of iMEDIA Social Media Conference 2017

Last year my colleague and I attended the iMEDIA Social Media Conference in Edmonton. We found it to be highly beneficial having learned from young industry professionals in the media, social media, marketing and branding industries. So, we decided to attend this year’s conference. Unfortunately my colleague was sick this year and had to miss… Continue reading A Review of iMEDIA Social Media Conference 2017