One of the main sources of pain in relationships is something called The Manual. We have these elaborate, usually unspoken rules about what we want other people to do so that we can feel happy. If these other people fulfill our expectations for them (which they may or may not know about), then we are happy, and if they don’t, we are disappointed and sad. Does this sound familiar? Continue Reading »
Passover has been and gone. It’s always been one of my favourite holidays, largely because of the amount of baking I do with my kids. But this year it’s taken a twist that made it considerably harder than usual, and I’m still recovering. Continue Reading »
I have lots of friends who sell things like nail wraps or scented candles or jewelry or skin care products that claim to make you look younger. Heck, I myself still love BlackBox Cosmetics products, but I don’t actively sell them anymore. So, why don’t I sell those things? Continue Reading »
Today is my 53rd birthday. Yes, I was born on Valentine’s Day. The joke in my family is that my father wanted to name me Valentina, but my mother always assured me that I was in no danger. Continue Reading »
Are you looking for an office manager in Winnipeg who will work enthusiastically for your good cause? My friend Martin might just fit your ticket. Continue Reading »
The following is re-published, with permission, from an article my friend David Spigelman wrote on LinkedIn on January 9, called “Troubled Times Ahead”. To see David’s LinkedIn profile, click on the picture.
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I can’t believe another year has gone by, just like that. So many things that have happened, so much change inside my head, so many new aspirations. So now I am thinking of new words for the year, to replace the ones that have been on my computer desktop all year long. It’s almost a new year. Continue Reading »