The ripples of a tribute donation

The ripples of a tribute donation

What is in the meaning behind the word ‘tribute’? Look it up and your will find a variety of meanings, often in reference to showing respect for someone you admire.  We hear about paying tribute to actors during the academy awards. (Actually, I don’t watch the academy...
The Five Myths of Grief

The Five Myths of Grief

Reprinted from Threads newsletter Summer 2012   Myth 1: Grief and mourning are the same thing. Myth 2: There is a predictable and orderly progression to the experience of grief. Myth 3: It is best to move away from grief and mourning than toward it. Myth 4: Tears...
Are The Winter Blues Getting You Down?

Are The Winter Blues Getting You Down?

Here we are, in our coldest months of the year, especially in some parts of Canada (like Saskatoon) where the winters can be quite harsh. I love it here but that doesn’t stop me from complaining about the weather every single year! That natural response is just in my...