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Just Do It…And Have a Happy New Year!

By: Talyn Terzian-Gilmour You can’t underestimate the power of fear…but what also can’t be underestimated is the power of the human spirit… For the title of this entry, I’m borrowing from one of the most successful global brands ...

Superpowers

Talyn Terzian Gilmour If you could have a superpower, what would it be?  Would you crystallize all the water vapour in the air and use it to make ice, like Mr. Freeze?  Would you use X-ray vision to see behind walls, like Superman...

Counting Sand…

By: Talyn Terzian Gilmour Bring back summer!!!  It’s been nearly a month since school started and I long for those easy days of not shuttling people back and forth, not really having to be anywhere, and hanging out with all my friends ...
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Eye on the past…

By: Talyn Terzian Gilmour If you’re too stuck on the past, will you miss your future?  This is often something I wonder about.  Whether you’re mulling over a regret or bad decision, or yearning for the good old days when life ...

A self-actualizing summer…

Sometimes things don’t seem to have an end in sight – be it a renovation project, or a task for which you volunteered your time when you didn’t have any time to volunteer.  For a person, like me, who has a “gnat-like” attention span ...

Red Jellybeans…

We’ve often heard that the only thing one can be certain of in life, is uncertainty.  Call it change, call it growth, call it whatever you will, I call it – stress, discombobulation, and absolute chaos. While knowing that the sun will ...

Closet Claustrophobe…

All of us have these little things that make us, well, us.  For instance, like many others, I’m often found complaining that I need to lose 5 or 10 pounds, haven’t had time to exercise, or just have waaaaaaay too many things on my plate.&...
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Synchronicity

Do you believe in God?  Or that some being exists “up there” in the universe and is all knowing, all seeing, with your best interests at heart?  What about destiny, or fate…that everything happens for a reason and that your path has ...

Brains or Guts?

By: Talyn Terzian Gilmour What do you think is the most important organ in your body? Is it your brain – after all, it is the command centre. How about your heart? Surely the largest organ, our skin, plays a significant role too as it holds ...

“Very superstitious…writing on the wall…”

I have this fear that when I have a deep desire or longing for something If I say it out loud I may jinx it someone else might want it and worse yet, get it before I do, or by stating it, I’ve started a mythical countdown that everyone ...