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Life is a lesson in adventure, not a guilt trip

I’ve always considered myself a lifelong adventurer. Not a hardcore adventurer, but an adventurer nonetheless. Indeed, after graduating university, most of my friends started searching for “real jobs” while I worked as a landscape gardener so I could travel the … Continue reading

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Join me on my East Coast Self-Reflection Tour

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Let’s DO this!

While flipping through some old photo albums today, I was dismayed to see how lean I was just a few years ago. When I was a teenager, I was obese, but I lost 60 pounds over two summers. It was … Continue reading

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To relieve stress press the “F” button

It’s been a fast three weeks of study here at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. I’m among about 14 educators from across Canada who have gathered here to take a foundation course that begins our Masters of … Continue reading

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Transformation achievable through self reflection

I’ve always thought I was a pretty deep thinker, someone who reflects often on the world around me. But just this week, while beginning the Reflective Practice Masters of Adult Education program at St. Francis Xavier University, I realized that … Continue reading

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Spirit of Antigonish Movement still thrives

One of our lecturers in class the other day said that as much as 90 per cent of all learning occurs outside the classroom. That statement has certainly proved true for me during my brief time here in Antigonish, Nova … Continue reading

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