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Honouring Our Veterans
Are You Truly Free?
How to Remember - November 11th
Thank Them For Their Service
Victory Remembered
True Peace
Don't Forget to Remember
Remembrance Day: Did You Ever?
Remembrance Day Memories

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  • Honouring Our Veterans
    November 5, 2020 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Honouring Our Veterans

    Over the years I have had the privilege of working with many Veterans and they have taught me so much about the sacrifices they made for our freedom.   I used to be in awe of the courage that our military...

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  • Are You Truly Free?
    November 3, 2018 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Are You Truly Free?

    The Oxford Living Dictionary defines freedom as: "The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved". As we near Remembrance Day we often think about military members who risked their own lives with threats of being imprisoned, enslaved or worse so...

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  • How to Remember - November 11th
    December 27, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How to Remember - November 11th

    Memory is an interesting faculty of human life. Often I hear clients express concern about not being able to remember everything or recognizing that their memory isn't working as well as it had in the past. My response is to...

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  • Thank Them For Their Service
    December 5, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Thank Them For Their Service

    Over the years I have signed contracts to provide therapy for British and Canadian soldiers as well as veterans. Because of this, I have become much more aware of the sacrifices made by the men and women who have fought...

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  • Victory Remembered
    October 27, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Victory Remembered

    The idea began in England in the mind of a scientist named Geoffrey Pyke. He envisioned a small, elite and well-trained commando unit that would be able to fight behind enemy lines in winter conditions. It was 1942 when the...

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  • True Peace
    November 3, 2014 Dr. Linda Hancock

    True Peace

    Every year I write an article for Canada's Remembrance Day which is on November 11th. This time I thought I would write a poem instead: Remembrance Day: a time when weRecall how others fought.Gave up their homes, their health, their...

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  • Don't Forget to Remember
    September 16, 2013 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Don't Forget to Remember

    Often I hear people complain about not being able to remember the way that they expect they should. They seem frustrated, embarrassed and angry about the fact that they forget the things that they think should be automatic or simple...

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  • Remembrance Day: Did You Ever?
    October 13, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Remembrance Day: Did You Ever?

    Did you ever...   run, walk or work out until you ached all over and then start all over again? wake up in the dark and go to bed hours later in the dark? practice and practice and practice to...

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  • Remembrance Day Memories
    October 30, 2011 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Remembrance Day Memories

    My mother was born in 1921 and therefore was a young adult when World War II began. She often shared memories of her experiences with me. I still have her many photos of young fellows in uniform with their arms...

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