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What Stage are you In?
Dealing with Tigers
What is Stupid
Respect
Are You Worried?
Transition
Life's a Puzzle
Let's Sing Along!
Navigating the Journey
Life's Surprises
One Country
Human Trafficking
Success and a Mess!
May Long Weekend
Spiderman
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Honouring Mothers
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Faith Versus Hope
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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
    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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  • Transition
    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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  • Life's a Puzzle
    July 30, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Life's a Puzzle

    Since I was a child, I have enjoyed challenges.   When people gave on untangling knotted string, I enthusiastically took on the task.  Answering riddles, doing word games and figuring out mysteries were always fun for me.   In fact, I believe...

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  • Let's Sing Along!
    July 23, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Let's Sing Along!

    Ever since I was a small child, I have loved music!  My dad had a beautiful bass voice and sang not only in the church choir and the barbershop chorus but also in the car and around home.  We always knew he was in the area because we could hear his cheery whistling as he came up the walk or worked in the yard.

    Dad came from a family who loved music.  Most of us played the piano and there was never a family gathering when we didn’t end the evening with a good old fashioned singsong.  And each song usually ended in laugher.   Such good fun!

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  • Navigating the Journey
    July 9, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Navigating the Journey

    One of the things that I was NOT looking forward to during my move to Calgary was driving in the big city.   You see, Medicine Hat spoiled me by the fact that I could go pretty well anywhere in ten...

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  • Life's Surprises
    July 2, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Life's Surprises

    When I moved to Medicine Hat twenty-five years ago, I had no idea that I would love this city so much.   Over the years, I have been able to build good relationships with wonderful people and build a business.   My...

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  • One Country
    June 25, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    One Country

    I have learned that no matter where we go in the world, Canadians are welcomed.   We have a good reputation of being kind, honest, and peace-loving.   In fact, there is a silly joke about how Canadians are so nice that...

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