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Young Refugees Deserve More

A recent article by Rosemary Newton in the Vancouver Sun commented that “61% of government-assisted Syrian refugees are under the age 18”. Reading this article stimulated my memory of working as a psychologist, in a Western Australian refugee camp. 337 more words

Overcoming Obstacles

I do not care about what I wanted to be doing or where I wanted to be, but I do a good job where I am.

In 2010 I left the place where I lived, the land I loved to live in another state with my future husband.
I was beginning a new life and full of plans and hope, motivated by so many promises of an extraordinary life with God. 1,196 more words

Overcoming Obstacles

Moving up

Well my friends, I have been absent for some time again. Spring is just such a busy time of year for me. I don’t mean to make excuses, though I know that is exactly what it is. 128 more words

Week in Review + Let's Get Serious For a Minute

The last week of training was a definite uptick in mileage which is a good sign at two weeks post race. In a nutshell, I am recovering, reverse tapering, peaking, tapering and racing again. 649 more words


An Introvert with Roommates (6 Tips)

Yours truly has had roommates, dorm mates, apartment mates, house mates, duplex mates… you name it. It was torture. Hello, I am an introvert.

I’m not blaming my roommates; they were all fine. 784 more words


Please Don't Quit Before You Even Begin

Have you ever wanted something then shrugged it off because you thought you were not smart enough?

A little spark enters your life and you get excited about the prospect of chasing your dreams, but then your mind becomes flooded with doubts and reasons why it probably won’t work out… 410 more words

Being Brave and Overcoming Obstacles

Why do we stop doing things that scare us? Not the things that will put us in grave danger, but rather the things that make us feel uncomfortable but could make us feel pretty darn good about ourselves if we successfully completed them. 224 more words