On blog about enduring the pandemic: This is perhaps the end of the beginning Churchill

The end of the beginning

This is reality: The days are getting shorter The weather is getting colder The numbers of COVID-19 are rising No vaccine is yet available More people are hospitalized and dying Our American cousins continue to be extremely divisive, rely on “alternate facts” and have a contentious election looming–which we have no voice in, but will …

A complex PTSD trauma survivor proclaims: If I can wear a mask, so can you

Wear a mask

Very occasionally, I have a conversation with someone where I say, “What you just said is important. If you write about this, I’d publish it on our website.” Usually, that’s as far as it goes. I had a conversation recently with a survivor of complex trauma whose courage and conviction blew me away. And so …

I’m done

I remember being in active labor with my oldest Junior Tribe Member. He wouldn’t be born for several hours yet. But labor was excruciating. It had started at midnight and I had been awake all night in labour. I was tired and it HURT. I remember telling the nurse: “I’m done. I don’t want to …

Reduced rate available with Dielle Driedger at Conexus Counselling.

Reduced Rate Available!

Conexus Counselling is excited to welcome Dielle Driedger to our practice. Dielle is a Master of Arts in Counselling intern who will be a part of the Conexus team from September 2020 – April of 2021. As an intern, sessions with Dielle are offered at a reduced rate of $50 for daytime sessions and $55 …

Teachers, during Covid-19 we ask the impossible. But we ask

Teachers–we ask the impossible

The first in a series. The second: Parents, this is hard. The third: Administrators, we apologize in advance. May grace be upon you, teacher… Let’s do the math. We are trying to make 2469 + 64,892 add up to 4. It doesn’t. The. Math. Does. Not. Work. Think about it. We are asking teachers to: …