Are you creating bad vibes? Writing Advice

I don’t know about you, but… I used to feel hurt, guilty, and otherwise awful when someone would criticize my work, write a bad comment, or rate my stories less than 5 stars. It used to linger in the front of my mind for days, often clouding my judgement on how I felt about myself […]

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Journey to the Hoover Dam

After a lonely, scenic drive through the barren desert lands; suddenly, you can feel a hint of activity emerging from somewhere underground. A rumble, almost. Is it your imagination? It may well be, for you’ve been driving for so long. But there is a hidden world beneath you — in the ruptures of the black mountains. […]

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How Homebrewing is Changing the Toronto Brewing Scene

With pint prices on the rise and craft beer prevailing, Toronto’s ever-growing crowd of beer lovers are taking to homebrewing. In this city beer connoisseurs are turning into brew masters. It’s a rapidly growing scene that reflects the local love of craft beer. In 2013, one of Toronto’s most active homebrewing clubs met for the […]

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How to actually forgive someone…permanently.

Resentment is when you carry the pain within you. Carrying the pain causes more pain and perpetual suffering. When you carry pain, your mind becomes resentful, clouded, and it’s easy to misjudge. So whenever somebody hurts you — stop. Step back. What is it that you’re supposed to learn? What did you learn from this […]

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Avoiding Jellyfish when you Travel

There’s nothing like a good jellyfish sting to spoil your trip. Getting stung is not always life threatening, but sometimes severe reactions can be. What do you do if you get stung by a jellyfish and you have no idea what to do? What if you have a reaction and you’re miles away from a […]

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One of the #1 Places to Live in Toronto

If you ask the average Torontonian what would constitute as being one of them, they’d probably tell you that you have to be living here for at least a decade. Who really is a Torontonian? Is it the $8 beers, or the former crack-smoking mayor? Perhaps it’s hearing more than fifteen languages within a ten-minute […]

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Greetings and Thanks Affirmation Prayer

Greetings and Thanks to each other as People To the Earth Mother of all Greetings and Thanks to all the Waters Waterfalls and Rain Rivers and Oceans Greetings and Thanks the Grains and Greens Beans and Berries as one we send Thanks to Food Plants Medicine Herbs of the world and their keepers Greetings and […]

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