Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, and…Jim Carrey?

My late Uncle Paul introduced me and my siblings to Star Wars many years ago. I still remember that day me and my sister went with him and his friend to watch The Phantom Menace like it was yesterday. And from watching those movies, I have come to enjoy all manner of science fiction, fantasy, … Read more

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Differing Perspectives

Is there an attack on empirical evidence? Is there something more to the belief that people are out to get you? Is the government sacrificing people to their God Baal during the month of April, only to disguise the sacrifices as tragedies? Did Carole Baskin kill her husband? Conspiracy theories have been around since the … Read more

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Building Better Boundaries

Honestly expressing yourself…it is very difficult to do. I mean it is easy for me to put on a show and be cocky and be flooded with a cocky feeling and then feel like pretty cool…or I can make all kind of phony things, you see what I mean, blinded by it or I can … Read more

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My Favourite Books of 2019

What is going on everyone? Seems like a precarious time for all of us, what with us waiting at a whim for a call by the government to do something, or to support us in this time. Questions abound on whether this is good that “Big Government” is more involved, and thus will potentially become … Read more

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Mind, Body, and Happiness

I walked into a boxing club in Calgary many years ago, and I was terrified. I walked in because I wanted to better myself, to feel better about myself, to challenge myself. But I was riddled with insecurities on whether I was good enough, if I had what it took to be a fighter. The … Read more

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A Working Family

These are pressing times indeed. Whether you are hoarding the many rolls of toilet paper from fear of shitting yourself, or living in absolute denial of this thing, “begrudgingly” staying home or closing shop with work. We are all affected by this pandemic, and for most us, we will be unable to make an income … Read more

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Common Sense isn’t so Common.

Is there a stigma of working through illness in our society? What about how companies reward you for never taking a sick day? With COVID-19 on the rise, it is funny how common sense needs to be reminded of to the public, like staying home when you are sick, to washing our hands and remembering to be hygienic. However, why is a global pandemic the reminder
to employers and others in leadership roles on being mindful to their employees health?

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“Positive Vibes Only”

When I was in high school, my mom usually came home late after work. So, if I wasn’t working, me or my sis would cook dinner for the family before she came home. It was usually instant stuff, like hamburger helper or Kraft dinner, but sometimes it was an opportunity for me to work on … Read more

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Validation and Sense of Self

Boxing is a sport that has been celebrated for many years, and the boxers have been immortalized for their heart and determination against greater odds. From fictional characters like Rocky Balboa, to real life examples like the “G.O.A.T.” (Greatest of all time) Muhammed Ali. Boxing and other combat sports are also celebrated for the violent, … Read more

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