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Step Up To The Plate! Join the 50% Local Food Club this September

Farmers’ Markets Nova Scotia has launched the second 50% Local Food Club! A province-wide, month-long initiative designed to increase purchasing and consumption of local food, the 50% Local Food Club aims to support and celebrate food producers and farmers in our province. 181 more words

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Overcoming Fear of Failure

I try to pick a tip and a thought to go along with a story each week. Since our living arrangements are in a rehab care facility right now, my schedule is very chaotic and I’m finding it harder to write because there are so many interruptions. 536 more words


Triggers: How to recognize them and move on.

I have lately found myself getting more upset and becoming less understanding/gentle with my toddler now that she can really express herself and it’s taken me a while to realize that it is because of triggers… I have decided that I really need to name these triggers and see exactly why it is I am triggered by them so that I can stop myself ahead of time from saying things or doing things that I eventually regret. 771 more words

and the day came

and the day came when i didn’t have to be Oprah or a social media celebrity…posting pics of my abs and smooth moves. when i didn’t have to earn money from the things that made my soul come alive, i just had to make sure i didn’t earn money doing things that make my soul die…i didn’t need to be the biggest, baddest or sexiest, just surrender to each moment like in the hands of a long-desired paramour, taste the ecstasy of life on my lips…eat with my fingers, suck the juice from the tips and laugh! 180 more words

Inspiractional Wednesdays!

There are so many amazing projects around the world. Some that have been around for decades and others that just popped up yesterday! I take great inspiration from reading about how a small group of people – and sometimes just one person – took action and brought change to their community, environment or even further afield. 131 more words


Thousands sign petition after Scots horse is stabbed and sexually assaulted

More than 4,500 people have petitioned Justice Secretary Michael Matheson calling for a change in animal cruelty sentencing.

An online petition calling for a change to animal cruelty sentencing has got the attention of the Scottish government after it attracted more than 3,500 signatures. 460 more words


First Thoughts From a First Year

Amanda is a first-year graduate student working in the Invertebrate Zoology lab at MLML. She’s here to provide an insider’s opinion on the graduate process beginning with day one. 1,290 more words

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