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29 Gifts of Gratitude to my 29 Year Old Self

So it’s my birthday today. Yay! Happy Birthday to me. I’m 29 today! I can’t believe the decade of my twenties is almost at an end. And I am happy to feel nothing but gratitude today. My twenties though not over yet have been full of surprises and certainly not what I thought they would be like when I first began this decade-long journey of self-discovery. I have learned so much, mostly the hard way but the lessons that have followed have shaped who I am and I kind of like who…

28 Lessons Learned by my 28th Year

So today is my birthday! Yay! Happy Birthday to me. I feel very grateful to have turned another year older and maybe even a little wiser. I am also thankful for all the wonderful and kind people I have in my life that took the time to send me love and light on the day of my birth, your all amazing! When I woke up this morning as is typical on my birthday it was a bitter cold -12, windchill -22. Yup, welcome to Canada! As my car strained to start and I waited for the ice on the inside…

Birthday – Acts of Kindness

Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! On July 29th, 2015, I was lucky enough to take part in a unique birthday event. If you are like me you may find yourself weary of cake with candles, parties and the general hoopla that accompanies birthdays. Don’t get me wrong I enjoy the festivities most years, but at times it can feel like just another day, and not even the most fulfilling of days. And that is just how my aunt felt as her birthday reared it’s older looking head this year. “Time for something…