Happy Family Day!

Since the year 2008, the third Monday of the month of February has been celebrated as “Family Day” in most of the Canadian provinces and territories. I am quite fond of this holiday, as it shines a light on and reminds us of the concept of family. In my opinion, and I believe most of you would agree, what defines family is not solely blood … Continue reading Happy Family Day!

Love… Today, and every day

Did you know that Esther Howland, the woman who produced the first commercial American Valentine’s Day in the 1840s, sold a then mind-boggling $5,000 in cards during her first year of business? And that it is the celebration with the second highest number of cards sold, after Christmas? What does this tell you? To me, it means that LOVE is important to people. We need … Continue reading Love… Today, and every day

Que será, será

Most of you, if not too young, must remember the song “Que será, será”, which stars like this: When I was just a little girlI asked my mother, what will I beWill I be pretty? Will I be rich?Here’s what she said to me: Que será, seráWhatever will be, will beThe future’s not ours to seeQue será, seráWhat will be, will be Do you agree? … Continue reading Que será, será

How to give more love to yourself?

A fair and honest question came from my husband about this “loving yourself” subject. He said; “You keep mentioning how important to love and accept oneself, but what really is self-love?” Actually, self-love could be defined as the belief you hold that you are a valuable and worthy person. An example of it is when you have a positive view of yourself and are confident in yourself and … Continue reading How to give more love to yourself?

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè

Like Western astrology, Chinese astrology gives each person a sign of the zodiac to each lunar year in a cycle of 12 years. Those are symbolized by 12 animals that are; rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig and they all represent a different form of energy we can all be born under. Your animal is determined by your … Continue reading Xīn Nián Kuài Lè