Mental Wellness

NEPAL EARTHQUAKE RELIEF FUND

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We are a jewelry company based in Montreal, Quebec that is seeking your help to send emergency relief to Nepal! In light of the devastating earthquakes that have led to the deaths of over 3,000 people in Nepal and neighbouring…

My Divorce In No Way Defines ME!

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It always amazes me that when people hear that I am a divorced single parent they feel badly for me. I mean, why do people have to “feel sorry” for those of us that are divorced? But as it happens,…

Ode to Marriage

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It has been coming up a lot recently that most marriages will not only likely end in divorce (as I have seen often) but that many people are not even interested in the commitment entirely. I was not always of…

Let’s help Jared!

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A child in our community needs our help– A 7 year old boy named Jared, was diagnosed with DIPG (Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma) in November 2014. He has a tumor located in the area of the brain that controls breathing,…

Gluten free fashion

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Do you know someone who has decided to go on a gluten free diet? Do you get discomfort when eating pasta or bread? Gluten is a protein found in cereals such as: wheat, rye, barley, malt, oat and triticale. For…

A WORK IN PROGRESS

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We all have things we neglect in life and most of the time I think we neglect ourselves. Over the years I have experienced enough ailments and hospital visits for a lifetime. Where shall I begin…

Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

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Over the course of the last couple of months there has been a lot of attention brought to Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease.  Most likely, due to the movie  Still Alice and the attention it received over the award show season….

The Quest Toward a Cure

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  The Quest Toward a Cure – please follow my JOURNEY… As many people have seen this logo in stores, on pamphlets and as a HUGE billboard on the JGH building – it has become an annual event at the…

Helicopter Daughter

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There are so many terms designated to parents who are overprotective of their children.  We have been labeled controlling, “helicopter parent”, “mama bear” and a new term I just read about…the “lawnmower parent”.  As I have been reading about all…

STRESSED OUT?? WORK OUT!!!

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I’m sure you’ve heard that exercise lowers levels of anxiety, depression and stress. What about for people who are stressed with the thought of exercising? Well, push through and get to the gym or hop on your treadmill and even you…

Matthew needs our help!

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When Lisa and I created Wise Women Montreal, we had one goal in mind. We wanted to be able to use our blog to give back to our community with stories, information and resources. Above all, we hoped our online…

A commercial you have to watch

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This is a commercial from last night’s Superbowl that gave us chills. Please watch. You never know what goes on behind someone’s closed doors.   If you’re struggling with an abusive situation now, please call Canada Hotline: 1-800-363-9010 and Canada Abuse Directory or 1-800-799-7233 to…

A little about my big girl

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The other day, I needed my kitchen junk drawer organized. Like all of a sudden, I couldn’t deal with the clutter any more. But looking at the mess was overwhelming and I didn’t even know where to start. So I…

It’s all about the bass

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It was 1992 when Sir Mix A Lot  spoke out first when he announced that he liked big butts and that was no lie.  It came as a refreshing change considering the “skinny-obsession” in early 90’s.  Fast forward to today…

Montreal Ink

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I did it for the first time when I was 33. It was a Friday, and I was with a couple of girlfriends. And while it wasn’t exactly a spontaneous decision (I’d been thinking about it for a while), I…

The Importance of Friends!

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I have to say I am extremely lucky to have a close group of friends.  I  met my friends at different stages throughout my life.  I have close friends who I’ve known for over 30 years, friends who I met throughout…