365 days in a year, 365 chances to push my limits.

As December 2018 fades into the history books and 2019 starts, I think about the roads travelled, people I've met, and learning I've done. In the last twelve months I've finished off a support group for which I travelled to Edmonton on a weekly basis for over a year. I found my new role in … Continue reading 365 days in a year, 365 chances to push my limits.

Game Review: Red Dead Redemption 2. (No Spoilers) As close to perfect as you can get.

The PS4 is getting to be an older system and rumours run rampant on the internet that the PS5 is in development. That does not take away from the fact that as a game console it is still a great system, with many great titles that have been released. While 2018 has seen some games … Continue reading Game Review: Red Dead Redemption 2. (No Spoilers) As close to perfect as you can get.

Bumblebee Review (No Spoilers). Best Transformers yet!

Best. Transformers. Movie. Yet! A friend and I went to go see Bumblebee on the last night it was playing in our local theater. It was not what I was expecting, but definitely better than the dumpster-fire known as Transformers: The Last Knight. Aside from throwing the timeline of the existing Transformers movies for a … Continue reading Bumblebee Review (No Spoilers). Best Transformers yet!

Achievability and reality; goal setting and new year’s resolutions.

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Goal setting for anyone is a challenge. Goals are routinely set, and despite good intentions, rarely carried through. In life today, where life demands are high, people are busy, and many activities ranging from television to fitness to fellowship all vie for someone's attention, people have to work for change. … Continue reading Achievability and reality; goal setting and new year’s resolutions.

Fragility and resilience; a call to arms on first-responder mental health.

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com The human body is both resilient and fragile. The fact that it can be both at once seems contradictory, but no less true. I have stood over broken bodies of car crash victims, victims who have suffered tremendous injury yet still fight for survival. I have stood over others who … Continue reading Fragility and resilience; a call to arms on first-responder mental health.

Hope and mental health

Company arrived last night, and we did our belated Christmas gift exchange this morning. Lynn's sister blew me away with the thoughtfulness of one of the gifts that she gave me. It was a hope angel. It was a small gift, yet one that had tremendous impact. The reason this gift has the impact it … Continue reading Hope and mental health