Let me tell you something about courage

When Mr. Wanderlust and I officially announced to a small number of close friends our intention to relocate from Canada to New Zealand, many expressed admiration at our courage. “I must say,” one friend told us over brunch last December in Toronto, “many people dream and speak of someday moving to and starting a new […]

Daring to Love

I have been thinking about connection, that invisible but powerful thread that binds us to the people we don’t see on a regular basis and miss immensely. I have also been thinking of the love that unites us forever with the people who may no longer be in our lives. My paternal grandmother and I […]

Balancing act

“What are the reasons for practising handstand?” the instructor asked on Saturday from the front of the spacious conference room at the Toronto Yoga Conference. Among the many answers provided,¬†two reasons¬†stood out for me: To confront our fear of being upside down. To allow ourselves to grow by meeting and coming closer to overcoming challenges. […]