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How to tell when you are listening

If you are grieving the loss of a loved one or a dramatic life change due to injury or disease, chances are others around you are grieving too. Knowing how to listen makes you better able to support others. Listening is a vital skill for Threads of Life’s Volunteer...

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Start a new Family Day tradition

Family Day. A day to celebrate being together with our family during a long Canadian winter. What are you doing this family day? Spending time with loved ones, relaxing and sharing a meal together, maybe doing some outdoor winter activities with family, or heading out...

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One can make a difference!

Make your difference – Register today for Steps for Life Everyone wants to make a difference in the world. We want our presence here, and our efforts to somehow make things better. Well, Steps for Life is a place where that aspiration comes true. You can, and you do,...

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Musical healing

Using music after a loss or difficult life experience I’ve been an accredited music therapist since 2004 and I’ve used music with many different people, to reach many therapeutic goals. Often, we move through our days with music around us. It may be on in the...

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Volunteer profile: Trish Penny

(Posted on December 27, 2016) There is a wonderful quotation that says: “Volunteers don’t necessarily have the time, they just have the heart”. At Threads of Life, we certainly know this to be true. Threads of Life exists today because of volunteers giving of...

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My journaling journey

(Posted on December 20, 2016) I jumped right on the journaling bandwagon a few years ago. It is good for you, they said. You will love it, they said. You will feel so much better after you write, they said. This will be perfect for me, I thought! I had been given a...

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