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Antidote to Chaos of 2019

  As a child, I absolutely hated reading. As an adult, often times I find my escape and inspiration in books. In search of the next good read, I recently stumbled upon “12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos” in the “New and Hot” section of the bookstore. Apparently a few of my co-workers… Continue reading Antidote to Chaos of 2019

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October: One Visit Will Get You Thinking

During the month of October, libraries and library partners across Canada raise awareness of the value created by the library resources and services. At the time of my childhood, I perceived libraries as book storage space that I could easily visit from time to time. Over the years, much has changed in terms of my… Continue reading October: One Visit Will Get You Thinking

Book Club, Healthy Living

It Didn’t Start With You

Transgenerational trauma is trauma that is transferred from first generation of trauma survivors to the second and further offspring of the survivors. Essentially, transgenerational trauma is understood as a process where unhealed issues of prior generations are carried over onto and expressed by the following generations. In the context of transgenerational trauma, family /community /society… Continue reading It Didn’t Start With You

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Red Shoes Story: Do Not Normalize The Abnormal (What Is Neither Nurturing Nor Sensible)

“Red Shoes” story Once there was a poor motherless child who had no shoes. But the child saved cloth scraps whenever she found them and over time sewed herself a pair of red shoes. They were crude but she loved them. They made her feel rich even though her days were spent gathering food in… Continue reading Red Shoes Story: Do Not Normalize The Abnormal (What Is Neither Nurturing Nor Sensible)