Podcast #2: Wake up and Dream

Podcast #2: Wake up and Dream

Making this podcast with fellow dream builder Jochem Doolaard, Personal Leadership Expert of ‘dreambuildrs’ was so much fun. I really felt his genuine interest in my subject, his own desire and openness to learn new information and perspectives. His...
Creating Future Memories

Creating Future Memories

We can experience new outcomes before they have manifested There are more and more scientists doing research in the quantum field which they call The Realm of Possibility. Their experiments show that when we keep focusing our energy in a certain area, we can create...
Why are Podcasts so Popular?

Why are Podcasts so Popular?

Because they often contain important messages which inspire us! The other day I was interviewed via podcast about my book When Life Has Other Plans…Discover the Hidden Gifts. Zoe Duff of Feilidh Publishing had read my book and felt its message needed to reach other...
The Writing’s on the Wall

The Writing’s on the Wall

The Writing’s on the Wall Handwriting analysis and its applications   Few people know that handwriting is more than a means of communication. It’s actually a graphic picture of processes going on in the brain. You may have noticed how your writing has...
Far Reaching Impact

Far Reaching Impact

Far Reaching Impact How a true story can have an affect on individuals who resonate with it.   Even though it feels like I’m on the bottom rung of the ladder as an author, I’m starting to see a number of promising places where my book is showing up. The other day...
New Steps

New Steps

New Steps Moving toward new challenges  Courtenay and Comox on Central Vancouver Island are a Mecca for retirees. People come here from all areas of Canada to enjoy the mild climate and incredible beauty of the region. Of course, some of them expect to be mentally...
Creating Well-Being

Creating Well-Being

  The other day I read a quote by one of my favourite authors, Louise Hay: “In order to change your life outside, you must change inside. The moment you are willing to change, it is amazing how the Universe begins to help you. It brings you what you need.” While...
Spontaneity

Spontaneity

Spontaneity Breaking out of predictable routine Many times, when I meet someone interesting and compatible, I spontaneously invite them to get together again and continue the connection. Nine times out of ten I never hear from that person again which makes me sad but...
Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude The vibration which enhances our quality of life and our longevity Every morning when I wake up I immediately feel grateful for the fact that I’m still breathing, have no aches and pains, have a functioning brain, a roof over my head and food in my...
‘C’-words: empowering vocabulary

‘C’-words: empowering vocabulary

‘C’-words: empowering vocabulary ‘C’ if you can ‘C’ what an impact the ‘C’ words can make: Clarity, Collaboration, Cooperation, Consensus, Compassion, Community, Contribution, Connection The other day I went to see my website fellows at ‘Pod Creative’ in...
Shifting Gears Test

Shifting Gears Test

Shifting Gears Test How Life won’t let us stay the same Just when I thought I had arrived at retirement and could now relax while the details of my existence were falling nicely into place – the familiar kick in the butt said: ‘Oh no, there’s more teaching for you to...
Our Unknown Agenda

Our Unknown Agenda

Our Unknown Agenda Part human, part spirit While I was writing away, a new life was shaping into the form of my first grandchild, a lovely little girl named Chandlyr. She carries a secret that was presented to me shortly before she was born at the end of January. I...
The Library

The Library

The Library Want to keep your brain flexible? Try reading! As a voracious reader I must admit that not having access to my local library has created quite a hardship for me. Every time I drive by, I feel a yearning to stop and  browse. Luckily there are shelves in our...
Imagination as a life skill

Imagination as a life skill

Imagination as a life skill How Fairy Tales can serve as role models In my younger formative years, I was surrounded by adults whose favourite pastime was exchanging intriguing stories about their lives, present and past – since there was no media entertainment...
Role Plays

Role Plays

Role Plays The many characters we get to play over the course of our lives In order to be able to write my inspiring memoir, I had to go way back into my memory bank to retrieve all the pertinent details. What struck most me were the many different roles I have played...
Froschele’s Arrival

Froschele’s Arrival

Froschele’s Arrival Two new gifts from Life: becoming an author and a grandmother I have recently resurfaced in two new roles: one as an author and two as a grandmother, both with their own but rewarding challenges One day last January, while I was typing away...
Lourdes’s Story

Lourdes’s Story

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth article in a series created by Dorothea Gordon where she showcases individuals and business owners in the Comox Valley who had a dream, goal, or vision and made it come true, benefiting their community in the process. I first...
Carolyn’s and Steve’s Story

Carolyn’s and Steve’s Story

Editor’s Note: This is the third article in a series created by Dorothea Gordon where she showcases individuals and business owners in the Comox Valley who had a dream, goal, or vision and made it come true, benefiting their community in the process. In order to be...
Roxanne’s Story

Roxanne’s Story

Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a series created by Dorothea Gordon where she showcases individuals and business owners in the Comox Valley who had a dream, goal, or vision and made it come true, benefiting their community in the process. Roxanne’s Story...
End Results

End Results

Happiness is the ultimate end result for our every dream and goal no matter what we envision. Our brains and bodies crave it because it makes us feel alive. It’s what every organism strives for – aliveness through balance and harmony.Happiness looks different for...
Dreams From Cloud 9

Dreams From Cloud 9

IF NOT NOW – WHEN?   When people ask me what I do for a living I tell them I’m a magician. That I have a bagful of tools, that, when used correctly, and with my support, can manifest any dream or goal they have. Then I ask them what kind of dreams and goals they...