Monthly Archives: July 2021

Sadness, Depression, and the Dark Night of the Soul

Transcending the Medicalization of Sadness By: Glòria Durà-Vilà An interesting book I happened across today: I found that religion played a crucial role in the way sadness was understood and resolved: symptoms that otherwise might have been described as evidence of … Continue reading

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When will I die? Scientists have created an end-of-life calculator that lets you plan for death

You can’t cheat death, but you might be able to predict it. This tool is based on data from the daily habits of 491,000 people over a six-year period. Adrianne Cohen | Fast Company The good doctors of Canada would … Continue reading

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West Island Perspectives

Something that I often say, is that “you have to be where you are”. This is about fully embracing the moments of our lives and striving to be present for those that love and rely on us. That said, I … Continue reading

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US Administration is ready to back the rights of consumers to repair what they own

President Joe Biden is reportedly gearing up to issue an executive order compelling the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to draft new “right to repair” rules — a set of regulations that will protect consumers’ ability to repair their equipment on their own and at … Continue reading

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Sunset over Lac Saint-Louis

Wonderful images happen when you least expect them! This is one photo taken in a series while the colours changed drastically during a Canada Day sunset over Lac Saint-Louis, near the West Island of Montreal. This is taken from the … Continue reading

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