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What Now?
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Change Changes Us
October 22, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

Change Changes Us

It is amazing how quickly summer left us, and fall moved in.  We all knew it was coming but the transition seemed to occur so quickly.  One day our air...

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  • Liar Liar
    November 12, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Liar Liar

    Sometimes I ask my grandchildren the question “What do I love more than you?”  Immediately they answer, “The truth”.  I have taught them that if a person doesn’t tell the truth, you don’t really know who they are, and you...

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  • What Price?
    November 5, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Price?

    November is a special time for me as it focusses my thoughts on remembrance and the price of freedom that was paid for me.   Even though I was born after World War II, I was strongly impacted by the stories...

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  • Change Changes Us
    October 22, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Change Changes Us

    It is amazing how quickly summer left us, and fall moved in.  We all knew it was coming but the transition seemed to occur so quickly.  One day our air conditioners were humming, and we were enjoying the outdoors in...

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  • The Simple Life
    October 15, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Simple Life

    Several years ago, I became a member of a family tree software program.  I was surprised to learn that in the mid-1700s some of my ancestors lived in Pennsylvania and appeared to have Amish roots.  As a child I had...

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  • Grief and Loss
    October 8, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Grief and Loss

    Throughout life we experience many losses which cause mental suffering.  Some involve death while others involve significant losses such as relationships, jobs or even material things.  Many believe that the most difficult to face is the loss of a dream. ...

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  • What Stage are you In?
    October 1, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Stage are you In?

    To state that the last few months have been unusual would be a severe understatement.   The world has never, as a whole, experienced the challenges caused by the pandemic. I have noticed that people are in different stages and tend...

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  • Dealing with Tigers
    September 24, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Dealing with Tigers

    Pretend you are sitting quietly and all of a sudden, the door opens and in comes a fierce tiger from the jungle.   What would you do? Would you: Run away as fast as your legs would carry you?  Perhaps you...

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  • What is Stupid
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    September 17, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What is Stupid

    I came across a quote the other day that caused me to laugh right out loud John Wayne nicknamed “the Duke” was a rough and tough character who was often seen in cowboy and war roles during what was known...

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  • Respect
    September 10, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Respect

    The word “respect” has different meanings and can be used in different ways.  Some refer to respect as admiration for a person because of their skills, qualities or achievements   Others use the word when describing relationship and how individuals treat...

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  • Are You Worried?
    August 27, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Are You Worried?

    Over the past months there has been a great deal of fear and confusion associated with the COVID-19 and how legislators are dealing with it.  Some parts of the world are completely locked down by government officials while others have...

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  • What Now?
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    August 20, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    What Now?

    I don’t believe I was the only person who was surprised this week when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau decided to call an election for the end of September.   The past few months have been very difficult ones for Canadians and...

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  • Transition
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    August 6, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Transition

    The other day my daughter said “You don’t transition very well”.  This wasn’t a criticism.  It was a fact. You see from April 28th when I received the first text message from my grandson asking me to move to Westman...

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