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A Letter to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team

Dear Members of the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team, YOU WERE EXCEPTIONAL! The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics came to a close yesterday, but what was captured on screen will stay in our hearts and minds forever. Throughout the Games, Canadians all over the globe were uniting as proud supporters of our team. I, on behalf of all Canadians, … Continue reading »

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“A Broken Body ISN’T a Broken Person”: Lessons Learned from Janine Shepherd

As I mentioned in my last post, I found my answer to the question “Who are your role models?” To me, my role models are individuals who have the courage to be real, to be vulnerable, to be themselves, and to share their journeys. Janine Shepherd certainly fits those criteria. I was introduced to her TedTalk after … Continue reading »

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Thoughtful Conversation with Olympian Claire Carver-Dias

I’m excited that Claire is sharing her thoughts with us today about perseverance. I really admire her career and accomplishments.  I thought it was fitting that I get to share her interview right before the London Olympics. I was recently in London and can’t wait for the Olympic Games.  Claire is a positive role model for me.  You … Continue reading »

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