There are two great days in a person’s life- the day we are born and the day we discover why. William Barclay
Creative work is not a selfish act…It’s a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution. -The War of Art
If you find yourself asking, “AM I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death. –The War of Art
THANK YOUOn a work note, it was wonderful sharing ‘Relieving Stress with Humour’  with many meaningful groups recently, including;

McMaster Univsersity
Halton Healthcare
It was especially terrific to be part of a ‘ A Night of Laughter’  in Brantford for our dear friend, Gord Paynter. On the second anniversary of Gord’s passing, North Park Collegiate Theatre was officially renamed The Gord Paynter Theatre.
Speaking of humour, I had a great time teaching stand up to another fantastic group of graduating students at Second City this month. Look out world!

Check out this amazing movie called Forks Over Knives.
I give it five forks up!!!
Forks Over Knives – Official Trailer

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Pets are a great way to relieve our mental and mental stress.
Don’t forget to ‘like’ the new Dogstarz Page. Tune in for more fun, furry adoption updates.
By the way, according to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, did you know that when dogs see their humans their brains fire off the same neurotransmitters that ours do when we are in love?  Awwwhh.


‘From the Stage to the Page – Life Lessons From Four Funny Ladies’  is an excellent source for fun and practical stress busting tips for work and at home.
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“Sure comedy can be dark, angry and bitter. But it can also be positive, insightful and uplifting. These ladies prove that, over and over and over again. “
Brent Butt (Comedian/Creator/ Executive Producer, Corner Gas, Hiccups)
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