Advice

Ban the Salvation Army... and other gay news

A troubling week of events have unfolded in gay news. First of all, as was reported here first, the United Nations General Assembly has voted to allow Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Queer (...

A Crossing Point: Your Numerology Cycles for November 16–30

The fires burn And the kettles sing And earth sinks to rest Until next spring. —From “November,” by Elizabeth Coatsworth I am an autumn person. I love fireplaces and singing kettles and cups of...

Eight things I want under my tree this year

Yes, this is MY list. But believe me, these are must-have items that are sure to make you and everyone you know really happy this holiday.

Evolving beyond 12 Steps

Is there anyone today who doesn’t know someone involved in a 12-Step program? There are 12-Step programs for almost everything we can think of -- alcohol and drug dependency, gambling, eating...

Halloween, Vancouver-style

Hazards, haunts, and happenings for an exciting and safe Vancouver Halloween.

The power of showing up

When I work with people I have one rule: regardless of how good or bad your day is, show up. Show up for your commitments. Show up with your best self whatever state is it in. It’s amazing how hard...

Dalai Lama gives peace a chance in Toronto

With simple humour, his Holiness put on his visor, complaining that “the lights are too bright.” He was greeted by the Toronto Tibetan Community with performances. His Toronto visit at the Rogers...

Your Perfect Halloween Mask, and Your Numerology Cycles for October 16–31

Are you observing the magic of October? Remember to stay alert to your own process. You have the opportunity now to correct any destructive habits you may have picked up. Coffee, too many glasses of...

My friend is gone

About two months ago, someone I cared deeply about took his own life. He was a young man in his early 30’s – and like most everyone who knew him, I had no idea how troubled he was, as he often wore...