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The Unhealthy Hypocrisy of Thin Shaming

In October 2014, Victoria Secret’s “Perfect Body” campaign sparked an uproar amidst accusations of promoting an unhealthy and unrealistic body image. But looking at the models in the advertising, all of them looked to be within the healthy BMI (basal metabolic index) range (18.5-25), although most would be at the lower end of that scale. Three […]


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Wholehearted Leaders: Our Hope For The Future

No matter where you are politically, you likely agree that corporations are some of the most powerful entities on the planet. Their influence in our economic and political systems is ginormous! For years, that was bad news. But the tides are turning. The good news is that global forces are requiring a new style of […]


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Unrealistic Expectations in a Relationship

Jody was a stay-at-home mum and loved raising her children, organizing the home and everything to do with family, social and home-life. Her husband on the other hand, was a successful businessman who often travelled and could be away for weeks at a time. Over the years, she felt they had drifted apart. Their communication […]


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Midlife & Aging Gracefully

We’ve been growing older since the day we were born! So why does it turn into a problem all of a sudden? Midlife is experienced as the most powerful time of life by those who are curious enough to discover the unexpected… Is that me? I resist my first impulse to delete the dreadful selfie. No, […]


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Not A Happy Birthday Message After All

Today my Dad would have turned 104. Born in the same year the Titanic sank, Dad only left us relatively recently in 2008 at the age of 96. I began this blog with writing about his contribution to the international music industry … when suddenly, this whole blog took a 180-degree turn … In explanation, […]


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