A caring presence – The work of care dogs

This special blog is released now during the season of giving and care. We would like to share the story of how we met Peppi, the care dog. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________   There is a...

Anxiety, compassion, and achievement: a personal journey

At the age of twenty-four, I left my parents at the Ottawa airport with a promise that I would be back in eight months after completing my masters’ coursework at the University of Helsinki. Ten years onward, I completed my masters, got married, had two children, and...

Reflections on turning 60

This post is part of the series entitled “The embodiment of stories”. Beth Cleland, a certified yoga instructor, invested some time to reflect on her story. We were honoured to mediate Beth’s story and as a result, a set of 3 blog posts were materialised in our...

Re-connecting with my body and my story – with Beth Cleland

This post is part of the series entitled “The embodiment of stories”. The 3 first posts of this series were written in collaboration with Beth Cleland, a certified yoga instructor who recently turned 60. In the second post of this series, Beth Cleland shares how her...

Understanding my story through Yoga – with Beth Cleland

This post is part of the series entitled “The embodiment of stories”. The 3 first posts of this series were written in collaboration with Beth Cleland, a certified yoga instructor who recently turned 60. Beth Cleland shares how the practice of yoga and...