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EdgeWalk–at the CN Tower–an amazing experience

  Imagine being at the top of the world! On Saturday August 17th, I was. I was scared and thrilled at the same time. I met a thirteen year old...

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Book Review of “Life Code” by Dr. Phil

I will be reviewing Dr. Phil’s book and would like to extend an invitation to all of you. The following is the promotional material.  LIFELONG LEARNING PRESENTS  LITERARY TEA WITH...

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Inspirational tribute to Joni Mitchell at seventy (almost) years young

Luminato took place this year from June 14 to 23. The multi-arts festival took over city parks, theatres and public spaces for 10 days this year with the goal of...

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The Power of Laughter

Donna Cansfield, MPP, hosted a Complimentary Tea in Celebration of Seniors’ Month and I was the special guest speaker. The Topic was “The Power of Laughter”.  Remember “Old age is not...

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Lifelong Learning: Psychology of Summer

 Seneca, the Latin philosopher wrote, “As long as you live, keep learning how to live.” The explosion of technology has resulted us all to recognize that learning is a continuous,...

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Community Matters: Get Involved, Just Do it!

 While being interviewed, I was asked if I take my own advice on “Getting Involved” in the community. The answer is YES! The last few months I have been very...

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Toronto Emergency Medical Services Headquarters: Amazing Experience

On Sunday May 26th, as part of the Doors Open Toronto event, I had the privilege to visit Toronto Emergency Medical Services Headquarters, at 4330 Dufferin Street, Toronto. It is...

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Portrait by Internationally-acclaimed artist Marta Alvarez

One of my most precious possessions is the above portrait, which was painted by Marta Alvarez. The portrait was gifted to me as a surprise and I hold it very...

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Motivational Speaker adds a different perspective to the Mental Health debate

Barry Shainbaum was a special guest in our class.  He added a unique perspective on many mental health issues, including shock therapy. He was truly inspirational and has gained a...

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The Ten Second Reaction: Psychology Matters

This term we are studying many psychological theories and verifying them through our everyday observations.  A recent topic:  Is there a correlation between how we look and how we are...

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