The Happy List

I think sometimes we forget to sit down, breathe and remind ourselves of the things that make us happy. We easily get caught up in our heads, with work or with other things that make us feel hopeless, bored, or unhappy. We forget that there’s a simple recipe for NOT feeling down, bitter, tired, and […]

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Help Kevin rebuild his life in High River.

Friends, former classmates, strangers, neighbors and colleagues: I know we’re all busy with our day-to-day lives but I’m inviting you to take the time to read the following message. For those of us who have not been directly affected by the Alberta floods, it’s hard to picture and understand the devastating consequences of the flood. […]

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In love with Frances Ha

Frances Ha  Director: Noah Baumbach Writers: Noah Baumbach & Greta Gerwig Starring: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver Viewed: at CUFF 2013 Frances Ha will change your life: Frances Ha is the story of a contemporary dancer who is working towards being part of a dance company on a full-time basis. She lives in New […]

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The Wreckers: Nola and Corey

Brought these two lovely friends to Wreck. Here they are, posing….I love their faces, I love that house, I love how they almost blend with that house. Child-like smiles and faces, ready to take on the world of temporary-dom, braving through dark corners and sharp edges and sliding through that steep slide, of course. I […]

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Yoga Inspirations

  Yesterday in yoga class I discovered something new about myself. I used to go into practice knowing my limitations – or so I thought. I have been practicing yoga on and off since I was 19. Boys and school would oftentimes get in the way and instead of going to yoga to clear my […]

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What is spiritual awakening?

Twelve expressions of spiritual awakening 1. an increased tendency to let things happen rather than make them happen 2. frequent attacks of smiling 3. feelings of being connected with others and nature 4. frequent overwhelming episodes of appreciation 5. a tendency to think and act spontaneously rather than from fears based on past experience.  6. an unmistakable […]

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Who are your real friends?

I have to say, this entire week has been overwhelming in both good and bad ways. I reconnected and met some amazing people who have a similar vision of the world than I do – you know, those people you can talk with for HOURS.  I had strange confrontational conversations that ended decently, but in […]

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$100 Film Festival Recap

The festival weekend was great, filled with sweet films. Saturday night was particularly amazing! Lots of creative brains out there! In case you missed out, read this piece! It’ll give you a taste for next year!  -C.M.  FEEL THE IMAGE RUN THROUGH YOUR HANDS When I think of film festivals in Calgary, the $100 Film […]

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