If you are given the opportunity to seek a new social direction, take it – and choose wisely.  If this opportunity arose from rejection, disappointment or a personal mess-up, seize this camouflaged gift of redirection.  Plant new seeds as you design a more bountiful garden.  To truly succeed, it will take seven commitments: Continue reading “REDIRECTION – Social”

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REDIRECTION – Environmental

Mitigation and resilience

The word being used is mitigation.  It is Alberta’s $150 million commitment to reduce the severity of potential flood damage in the province, since the tragic floods of 2013 in Calgary and area.  The flood that took the lives of five people and left over 100,000 misplaced.  Another word might be redirection. Continue reading “REDIRECTION – Environmental”

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If you fall, get back up

By the end of our two-hour dinner at the all-you-can-eat Sushi restaurant, Makrina Morozowski, 26, surpassed all expectations of “athlete.”  But, “rock star,” or as her licence plate says, ROXSTR, would also be an accurate description.  Continue reading “REDIRECTION – Physical”

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REDIRECTION – Intellectual

Nothing in common but common ground

If you are looking to embark on the path of post-secondary education with the objectives of instant solidarity in being around others “who are just like you” and ensuring futuristic clarity, you may be disappointed.  Yet, you might also be pleasantly surprised.  Continue reading “REDIRECTION – Intellectual”

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Seven steps to finding ME-MO (my existence as mother and other)

When one’s life resembles a game of tetherball rather than a swinging pendulum, even though one’s notable triumphs are the grandest, the bad days are inevitably just as grandiose. Continue reading “REDIRECTION – Emotional”

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Seven steps to turning rejection into redirection 

Rejection is one of the most difficult experiences a human can face.  But, if we change how we look at rejection, the experience can be turned into a positive new-beginning, instead of another shameful-ending. Continue reading “REDIRECTION – Spiritual”

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