It’s a Matter of Focus

It’s a Matter of Focus

During a recent interview, I was asked how I cope. My work is to support people during the darkest times in their lives; sometimes through unimaginable shock and horror as well as physical and emotional pain. They may have been exposed to critical incidents, sudden...
Extraordinary Acts of Kindness

Extraordinary Acts of Kindness

Following the recent tragic accident in Saskatchewan, when 16 young people were killed and 13 seriously injured, there have been many wonderful acts of kindness. In a very short space of time, over $12K has been collected, from around the world, for grieving families...
Grief and Love

Grief and Love

Across the country hockey sticks are placed outside front doors, lights are left on and people have been wearing hockey shirts. All to honour the 29 young members of the ice hockey team who were involved in a horrific accident last weekend. Sixteen people were killed....
Canada is Reeling

Canada is Reeling

Hockey is a national sport. Children skate and play on ice from a very young age. On the weekend a hockey team of 16-22 year olds, the team coach and a reporter, were headed north in a coach that was t-boned at a junction in Saskatchewan. Fifteen of the twenty-nine...
The Power of the Unseen

The Power of the Unseen

Science now recognizes the powerful effect of both the placebo and the will to live. This afternoon I was reading about a great grandmother who, late last year, was given 3 weeks to live. She had kidney damage and getting out of bed and around the house was difficult...