Sponsoring “Factory Girls” at Deep Roots 2022

Delighted to be the official sponsor of the Factory Girls at this year’s Deep Roots Music Festival in Wolfville, NS […] Read more

Ending Gender Based Violence

  If you are looking for support for creating an environment in your organization or business that moves towards ending gender based violence and harassment, I can custom design trainings for you to make that a reality. It is troublesome and expensive to deal with the fallout of a toxic workplace. If people leave, looking […] Read more

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress

Just released by the World Health Organization (WHO) – “Doing What Matters in Times of Stress“, an illustrated guide with extra audio exercises. Designed to assist people during the COVID-19 crisis. Based on ACT principles. Takes a very long time to download – don’t give up […] Read more

Moving Online

We are in a massive paradigm shift in the work world, with so much needing to move online to manage physical distancing. I’d like to share with you some of my journey over the last quarter-century into learning how to connect people over cyberspace… Twenty-three years ago I joined the Centre for Community and Enterprise […] Read more

ACT advice for difficult thoughts and feelings from your ACT Auntie

Thanks to Louise Gardner, your “ACT Auntie”, for tips to stay grounded in this challenging time… […] Read more

Coping well with COVID-19

As we struggle to respond to the health issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak, we need also to be able to support each other psychologically. Russ Harris has developed a response strategy he calls FACE COVID, using ACT theory and practice.¬† You can access the full PDF file at this link. (Updated March 23 with […] Read more

Facilitate with Heart collaboration

I’m very pleased to be collaborating with Self Help Connection¬† and with Heidi Kalyani of *heart wide open* to deliver Facilitate with Heart trainings in Nova Scotia this year. After a successful run of six sessions in Halifax, we are presenting the workshop as a three-day intensive in the Annapolis Valley this fall. Click on […] Read more