Life Tsunami: Rebuilding (Part 3)
After every crisis, there is a time of rebuilding. Even as I write this, our country of Canada is beginning to rebuild after six weeks of closing all non-essential businesses and mass quarantine to slow the spread (flatten the curve) of the COVID-19 virus. Rebuilding can be slow and painful, but it is necessary. This narrative is a recollection of the rebuilding that I experienced following my recent health crisis.
Life Tsunami: Through the Looking Glass (Part 2)During my sedation, I was aware that things were not going as planned. The combination of fentanyl and morphine I was given while sedated had an effect on my perception of real and imagined events. In Part 1, Life Tsunami: Surviving the Unexpected, I lay out the facts...
Life Tsunami: Surviving the Unexpected (Part 1)
As my friends and I toasted the arrival of 2020 on New Year’s Eve with all my hopes and plans for the months to come, I had no idea of the events soon to crash the peaceful shore of my life. A silent storm was brewing and a life tsunami was about to break, not only for me personally but for everyone globally. Since that celebratory evening, life has taken on a surreal, cartoon-like quality with a theme similar to the post-apocalyptic movies that my family and I can’t get enough of.
17 Profound Ways to Prevent Burnout During the HolidaysThis is the second article in Leaving Busy's series on: In the Christian community, Christmas is traditionally celebrated on December 25th as a religious holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. However, in the marketing world, preparing for celebrations is...
10 Reasons – Why Smaller Holiday Gatherings are Better for FamiliesThis is the first article in Leaving Busy’s series on: 10 Reasons – Why Smaller Holiday Gatherings are Better for Families written by Dawn Harmon of ModernDayAlice.com The holiday season can be one of the most stressful times of the year. Starting around...
It was the beginning of the Thanksgiving weekend and although Kara was going through the motions of preparing a traditional turkey dinner, her heart wasn’t in it. It felt like there was nothing to celebrate.
KonMari Your Heart: The Life-Changing Power of Forgiveness
What if we looked inward and applied the same decluttering principles to our hearts as we did our homes? What would that look like? It is totally possible to overhaul heaps of useless junk that is smothering our most sacred space with a series of simple, practical steps through the life-changing power of forgiveness.