They Left Us Everything – A book review A Memoir By Plum Johnson Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2014 Our team member Carol shares this book review. Sounds like a good read 🙂 Heart of the Matter/Senior’s Move has walked this journey with many families. Does it strike a cord for you? In this beautifully written memoir,
As Donna and I celebrate 15 years in business, we continue to look around and are sometimes overwhelmed by everything that has happened since the beginning of Heart of the Matter. We have met so many people that we would have never otherwise met. We have relationships that have continued beyond “business” relationships into lifelong
Clutter is the result of postponed decisions. As you declutter this spring, make the keep/toss/donate decisions easier by asking yourself: Does this item serve a purpose or add beauty or meaning to my life? Getting organized is not about getting rid of all your stuff; it’s about honouring what truly serves you and letting go
Some of you are new to our Heart of the Matter family and others have been around since our early days back in 2004. In June of that year two friends, with no previous business experience, decided to jump into the world of entrepreneurship! Below is a photo of Rhonda and I back then. I
As I sit in my office at my computer this morning, this is what I see. I have been quite reflective recently and am especially enjoying the learning I have been doing on the phrase The Next Right Thing. Various people have said it, but in particular I’ve been listening to Emily P Freeman.
The significance of this topic took me by surprise as I sat down to write this morning, read on to find out why! At one time or another we may all have heard about the science experiment of putting a frog in a pot of cold water. The pot is set on the stove and
I’m happy to welcome our expert on this topic Nutritionist Amy Sonnenberg. Amy says…….. As a Nutritionist, I’ve heard time and time again that menu planning is a struggle. We know it helps the week go better and saves us money but it is one of the first things that slides when life gets busy.
Welcome to my guest blogger this week Certified Style Coach Christina Proctor from Wear Out There. With spring just around the corner, now may be the perfect time to refresh your wardrobe. Is your closet overflowing, yet you have nothing to wear? Do you dress in the same outfits regularly? Are you shopping frequently for
There seems to be lots of talk in the media these days about teenagers and young adults who have their focus on their devices rather than on the world around them. I read an article recently that gave that a different spin – and one I’m inclined to agree with. We as adults need to
Dealing with the precious memories and mementos of our lives can be difficult. It is easy to fall into the trap of keeping too much. This is something we have talked about in this space before but I think it is worthwhile to visit this subject again. Life is ever changing and so we do
My mom was diagnosed with dementia about a year and a half before she died. It was a learning experience for me because I had often characterized dementia as “forgetfulness”. That isn’t particularly the way it played out for mom. In her case one of the most prominent symptoms was her loss of language. Mom