Decisions and growth in the second half of life

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Georgia felt it a perfect opportunity after ending a twenty-five year marriage, to re-invent her life completely. To hear more of her story, the steps in her healing, of moving beyond being a victim and the countless benefits from taking

Career Paths..being open to new doors

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A vet tech student heeds advice to take a break, and consider a course in dog training. Within days she’d begun a new, very successful path.

Carole-Lynne: getting fresh ideas

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Seemingly random explorations into literature, sites, media work their magic as needed

Classroom Moments: A Principal’s Story

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A principal asks an experienced inside-the-box teacher to include a very challenged child in his grade 7 classroom. Together they were able to give that child a feeling of being supported. The teacher’s very steady and dependable style helped the

Dispelling fears, discovering the richness of a move across the world

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A professor’s research calms concerns about making a dramatic move to a ‘little island’ on the other side of the world. Here he shares the richness that he subsequently discovered.

Keys to the Streets: a musician’s appreciation

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A local musician talks about the opportunity of a public piano in Robson Park near his home in East Vancouver, BC

Keys to the Streets: a fresh composition

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While walking near Robson Park in East Vancouver I heard music.. and followed it to this musician playing on one of the public pianos. Here he shares one of his own compositions..

Dog Training: Coming from a place of confidence

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A dog trainer talks about helping a dog owner with a change of their dog’s behaviour… based on a mind-set change in the owner , starting by recognizing their own capacity, skills…The parallels for any learning or personal change are

The Curiosity Factor

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Recognizing and building upon students’ inherent curiosity was a key to bringing students of all abilities and levels of classroom success, to being positive participants in this grade 7 class in Bangladesh.

Carrying out an educational mission

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Having just graduated from high school, he approaches the principal of another large private school in Bangladesh. After their first chat, the principal gives him a mission. There were 130 grade sevens and the principal asked him to design and