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How to make a big splash online

When we are online, we can manufacture identities and realities exactly how we want them to be: A company can take on a noble cause to distract you from their latest oil spill, while individuals...

A time for long walks along the beach: Your numerology cycles for May 16–31

Hockey lingers, but in spite of it we can feel the warmth and promise of summer around the corner. This all brings mellowness, mellowness as is only expressed on the West Coast. It’s time to slow...

A Mother’s Day tribute to moms everywhere

This Mother’s Day, start noticing the little things. The lunches, the laundry, the listening -- they are the wind beneath your wings.

The “merry month of come what may”: Your numerology cycles for May 1–15

The “merry month of come what may” has arrived and my Yorkshire terrier, Siriuss (as in Sirius Satellite Radio and the dog star), greeted May with such enthusiasm that he jumped off a second-storey...

What happens to young women and men during the spring?: Your numerology cycles for April 16–30

“April . . . Hath put a spirit of youth in everything.” —William Shakespeare Now that we are totally up to our ears in Vancouver’s pink snow, we begin to believe that the miracle of spring is...

Relationship choice points

Have you ever felt the temptation to not deal with things? I find that it’s especially tempting to not deal with issues in relationships when they come up – especially the ones where I feel shamed...

Crocuses and cycles: Your numerology cycles for April 1–15

First the howling blizzard woke us, Then the rain came down to soak us, And now before the eye can focus— Crocus. —Lilja Rogers The “howling blizzard” part of that little piece may not totally apply...

Finding spiritual meaning through mortality

It’s Sunday afternoon. Even the cherry blossoms and daffodils won’t stop the rain in Vancouver. Deep in thought, I head through the drizzle towards Horseshoe Bay on the express bus, oblivious to...

New beginnings: Your numerology cycles for March 16–31

Eggs, fertility and new wardrobes are all symbols of new beginnings, and that’s what this part of the month is about. We move into spring and feel blessed that, in spite of the rain, our winter is...

The dangers of "keeping it vague"

There are two reasons why people choose to keep their relationships "vague". In the first instance, that decision is made to benefit the self. Keeping things vague is a way to keep as many doors...