THINGS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

Always make an effort to do the things that make you happy;  even the little things count.       Photography is something that makes me happy.  I enjoy getting out with my camera and shooting around the city. Just after my stroke, I went out to High Park in Toronto to take pictures of … Continue reading THINGS THAT MAKE YOU HAPPY

LIFE LESSONS

There is something to be learned from every situation. Personally, I am the kind of person who learns things the hard way. If you tell me not to do something, there is a high chance that I am going to do it and find out the consequences for myself. Experience is a good teacher. You … Continue reading LIFE LESSONS

EMBRACE THE STRUGGLE

I am a big believer in the phrase “you live and you learn”. You can always learn something from any situation. After the stroke I became more organized,; I now plan ahead and set everything up well in advance, and that way, I am always ready for what’s ahead.   When you embrace the struggle … Continue reading EMBRACE THE STRUGGLE

MIND OVER MATTER

I wake up every morning and tell myself “I can do this. At a certain point, it’s all in your mind”. I try to keep my mind calm and at peace in the morning as I start my day, and that way I can focus on the tasks at hand and not get distracted.   … Continue reading MIND OVER MATTER