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  • In Like a Lion
    March 1, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    In Like a Lion

    When I was a child we always talked about March as coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb.  Since then, there has been a great deal of controversy about weather patterns and some rather strange events....

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  • Summertime and Living Is Easy
    July 3, 2012 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Summertime and Living Is Easy

    Remember those cold, snowy days of January? It was then that we wished for summer and now that it has arrived, it's time to enjoy it to the fullest. There is really nothing that can compare with the smell and...

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  • How to Handle a Snowstorm
    April 2, 2011 Dr. Linda Hancock

    How to Handle a Snowstorm

    Recently North America was surprised to learn that there was snow in forty-nine of the fifty states and in most of Canada at the same time. Not everyone was prepared for this. Well, I grew up in Saskatchewan where we...

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  • Longing for Spring
    February 13, 2011 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Longing for Spring

    Many years ago, I moved from Saskatchewan to Alberta because of the weather. Well, after the last couple of winters I am beginning to wonder what has happening. It seems that there is more cold and snow than I really...

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  • Are We Victims or Creators of Change?
    December 10, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Are We Victims or Creators of Change?

    When I was a little girl, growing up on the prairies in Canada, I remember the extremity of the weather. In minutes, fingers and noses would freeze and skin would turn from red to white quickly. Snowbanks were deep and...

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  • The Psychology of Winter!
    December 1, 2008 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Psychology of Winter!

    It's winter! That cold and snowy time of year when people change their lifestyle to suit the environment and wonder about times past and future. We welcome the sight of pure white snow piled in amazing configurations over ground and...

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  • The Psychology of Summer
    June 8, 2006 Dr. Linda Hancock

    The Psychology of Summer

    Psychology focuses on a person's thinking, feeling and behaviours and there is no doubt that the summer season affects all three. "Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer" are upon us again and very few individuals seem to be complaining....

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