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Laugh out loud

Favourite movies with our staff’s giggle guarantee You know what they say about laughter and medicine. It’s good to laugh – it feels good and offers all kinds of health benefits from improving short-term memory to preventing heart disease. Threads … Continue reading

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Ten of our favourite “Kleenex” movies from Threads of Life staff

(Posted on July 12, 2016) Life brings tears enough – so why do we sometimes go looking for more, in the form of sad or romantic movies? Maybe it dates way back to the idea of catharsis in Greek drama – … Continue reading

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Wisdom on grief and loss in Buddy’s Life Lessons

(posted September 15, 2015) Anyone who has had the pleasure of meeting Audrey Stringer knows and can appreciate her genuine down to earth honesty. Audrey doesn’t pull punches, she tells it like it is. The second thing people quickly learn … Continue reading

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Book review: Patricia Pearson, Opening Heaven’s Door

(Posted July 21, 2015) With all that we know about our world and ourselves, there continues to be one mystery science can’t penetrate: death. What is dying like? What happens to us after we die? With her book Opening Heaven’s … Continue reading

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Forget Me Not: Canadian stories of workplace tragedy

(Posted April 30, 2015) “You’re in danger, but no one warns you…” author Scott Williams writes early in the book Forget Me Not. “Did you know what was about to happen? Did you feel the blow?” The story of Karl … Continue reading

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Threads of Life donation boxes at LCBO stores across Ontario

(posted April 23, 2015) Look for us at the checkout this May We’re honoured to be among the provincial and local charities selected to participate in the LCBO (Liquor Control Board of Ontario) donation box program. From April 26 to May 23, 2015, Threads … Continue reading

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