Tag: joy

The SOLUTION every Stuck Professional needs

The injustice must stop! (No, this is NOT a political post)

Have you spent a lot of your life wondering what you’re here for? (I can relate!) Have you ever longed to know your purpose? (Here again, I can relate!) I’m trusting that the personal experience I’m sharing here will be relatable to you… and in the end, support you. While reflecting last week, I saw…
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7 November 2022 0
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Do You Remember Your Dreams?

I don’t know about you, but I (Neil) am a frequent lucid dreamer. Lucid Dreaming according to WikipediaA lucid dream is a type of dream in which the dreamer becomes aware that they are dreaming while dreaming. During a lucid dream, the dreamer may gain some amount of control over the dream characters, narrative, or environment; however, this is…
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17 October 2022 0
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It’s Good to be Loved!

My reason for writing today is to share my joy with you. We call this email publication the Tuesday Uplift and what can be more uplifting than sharing (and for you, hearing about) how wonderfully blessed I am feeling!? Three weeks ago today I walked into Renfrew Aquatic and Recreation Centre. I was barely in…
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11 October 2022 0

Tina is bringing Nia back to Calgary this month!

Tina taught Nia – that wonderfully joyful barefoot dancing to uplifting movement that blends the energies of 3 dance arts, 3 martial arts and 3 healing arts to connect mind, body and spirit – for more than 13 years at Renfrew Pool through the City of Calgary. In March of 2020, all that ended as…
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14 September 2022 0

The Joys of Interactive Learning

February and March are Teacher Convention months, and I was blessed to be accepted as a presenter at several conventions this year. To maximize my time (and to be able to be at more than one convention at a time), I pre-recorded all my sessions… except one. I chose to present a session on “The…
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28 February 2022 0

Happy Holidays!

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, we’d love to hear that you’re appreciating everything that this time of year has to offer people of all backgrounds: The beauty of the lights and decorations The extra kindness people seem to be willing to extend The festive atmosphere The quiet, sacred time The extra big smiles on…
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20 December 2021 0

Ceremony, Ritual & Joy

This Sunday night I attended Unity of Calgary’s annual Metaphysical Christmas Candle Lighting Ceremony. (Poor Neil, who looks forward to this beautiful evening as much as I do every year, was at home in bed recovering from a rough allergy attack!) I was awed as I stepped into the comfortably dim room, lit purely with…
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13 December 2021 0

The First Nurture Circle!

https://www.facebook.com/tina.thrussell/videos/1506411496061826/ On Oct 12, 2017 we rocked two of the foundational pillars of the #ShinDao… Opening Hearts and Elevating Spirits at the very first Nurture Circle, held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. What a night! Nurture Circles gather in Calgary the second Wednesday evening of every month. You may subscribe to receive notification of Nurture Circle…
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23 October 2017 0

What turns a group into Community?

What turns a ‘group’ into a community? Heart. The Principles of the #ShinDao – the Way of the Heart, when applied to any group will turn it into a community.


5 October 2017 0

A quick & Easy Pick-Me-Up – Tina’s Facebook Live Video

https://www.facebook.com/tina.thrussell/videos/1431491056887204/ Here’s a quick and easy pick me up… The Star Jump. Anyone who ever participated in my “believe in yourself, you’re awesome” or “building confidence” or “assertiveness and self esteem” classes will have experienced this one. Try it… You’ll like it! A Shin Daoist is willing to try all sorts of tools to remain…
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31 July 2017 0