“These days we have Smartphones, Smart cars, Smartboards, Smart everything, but consider this: if the technology is getting smarter, does that mean humans are getting dumber?” ~Rebecca McNutt
I had the good fortune to meet an eighteen-year-old filmmaker named Braedan a few years back. Not only was he brilliantly wise beyond his years, he was also a talented and kind young man. Although I only met him once, the video he shared at the time has haunted me since. It’s called “Totem”; and […]
Jim was so gosh-darn persuasive in his talk that day, I figured not following his advice would be a mistake. Since I’m still following it almost thirty years later, I’d say that was a good call. READ MORE HERE
At the beginning of the pandemic I made a bold prediction: I said that whatever a person’s (pre-Covid) behaviours or habits were, they’d be magnified (for better or for worse) by the impending restrictions, job status, social life, etc. We all knew Covid would affect everyone; the question was would our individual reactions help us or hurt us?
I know it sounds weird, but a few years back I fell deeply in love with my morning coffee ritual. It’s true. I’m also not sure how it happened; just that one day my relationship with coffee went from casual fling to a lifelong, till-death-do-us-part relationship, one that…
*This post is (an updated version) from David’s book, “Punch Failure in The Face, The Buy It a Beer” With the pandemic (hopefully) finally rounding the corner, this week our country dropped another restriction; one that for many, has been the worst of all. As of April 1st, 2022, after travelling abroad, vaccinated Canadians no […]
Call me crazy, but why would anyone throw their weight behind a singular point of view without first inviting outside ideas, opinions and information – perspective- to gain greater clarity, insight, compassion or understanding of them first? I don’t get it!
I have noticed recently a deluge of articles relating to Covid weight gain, Covid flab, and other developments that are causing great unhappiness as people struggle to get back in the clothes with which they once ventured out into the world.