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Standing at a Crossroads

I am very comfortable with my (our) decision for me to leave the government. I am feeling very calm about it! Okay, I am a lot excited about it if truth be told! Whenever I tell people, I am retiring people generally ask. “So what are you going to do with your time now?” Which…
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12 September 2022 0

It’s Time

After a very rewarding 41-year career with the Government of Alberta (Alberta Environment), I (Neil) will be handing in my swipe card and exiting the building for the last time on February 17th, 2023. I am retiring to completely focus my attention on coaching / facilitating and writing full-time. I have enjoyed the many hours…
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6 September 2022 0
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Thank you for your comments

We want to thank you for taking the time out of your busy lives to share your comments and thoughts on our recent articles! The articles entitled Best Before Date or Let’s Play a Game invoked many comments, and we would like to acknowledge that we have received your emails and appreciate your feedback. (Please…
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29 August 2022 0

Tina shares more on choice and freedom

Well… that didn’t go as planned!  I didn’t write a continuation of my article from Aug 9th last week as I said I would. I had a lot on my plate, and time ran short. I started to stress about all I had to do, including the writing… and nearly laughed out loud! I was…
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22 August 2022 0
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Tina shares: have to’s – steal freedom

Hey, . I haven’t written in quite a while, and therefore you may feel there’s a lot for me to catch you up on. But I’m skipping the preamble to jump into what was on my mind when I decided to write this (Monday) morning to capture the thoughts rolling around in my head on…
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8 August 2022 0

Best Before Date

Question: In your mind, would it have a positive or negative effect on the state of your mental health if you knew your had a best before date right out of the womb? For many, I recognize that knowing your end date would have definite negative effects on your overall mental health. But a little…
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1 August 2022 1
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Lets Play a Game!!!

Note: This article may trigger you if you or someone close to you has recently been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Be warned! For the sake of discussion and living a better life, let’s play a game. I am going to ask you to put real serious thought into this. The more real you make…
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25 July 2022 0

What’s Holding You Back?

Last week while we were out at our trailer I overheard a person say, “I could never do that?” Which shocked and surprised me! Why? Because, what the person, “could never do.” Was to the best of my knowledge was not illegal, immoral or really beyond their personal capabilities. Though the fashion police might issue…
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18 July 2022 0

Readers Respond

image courtesty of pixabay.com We are always SO delighted when people respond to the questions we post in our blogs.  We thought we’d share a few we received in response to Neil’s article on June 7th about the attempted theft of the catalytic converter off my car and how we handled the situation emotional and…
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4 July 2022 0

Tina Shares “I Can!”…

In this issue I have two things to share, both of which come with great gratitude. First, I want to say thank you for being here and holding space for me.  In the May 24th issue of Heart and Mind Matters I vulnerably shared where I’ve been at, and I committed to replacing all my…
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20 June 2022 0