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Canada Day Weekend – Appreciating Our Freedom

By Meredith Deasley | July 3, 2018

Every year, I have more appreciation for living in Canada than the year prior. This past weekend, I spent time overlooking the City of Toronto and its waterfront with thoughts of freedom continually pervading my mind. I believe that in Canada we have the privilege of having more freedom than if we were to live anywhere else in the world. What is freedom to you?  Here are a few ideas that came to mind: Having…

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Gay Pride Week – Love IS Love

By Meredith Deasley | June 23, 2018

Gay pride week is comprised of events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex culture and pride. Last weekend, on my way home from the Artisan festival, I stumbled into a pride parade heading down Main Street Newmarket. The energy was palpable. The mayor, the police force, the paramedics and numerous other groups were all there supporting the LGBT community. There were more floats than I had seen in any other parade in town and…

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The Symbolism of Illness

By Meredith Deasley | June 12, 2018

Our illnesses are meaningful, symbolic and have a spiritual purpose. They offer the possibility of greater healing. Physical illnesses are designed to help our souls grow, make improvements in our lives or create a way for us to leave our present lives. The choice to work out life issues through the body is just one choice that our souls can make. “Health is one of the arenas in which we can learn about ourselves and…

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Spiritual Vitality – A Prerequisite to Overall Health and Wellness

By Meredith Deasley | May 31, 2018
My third book is full of modernized interpretations about spirituality researched and designed to help you heal and prosper physically, emotionally and spiritually

What is Spiritual Health and Vitality? Spiritual health is all about moving from fear to love, having faith in a Higher Power, reading the signs sent to you from the Universe, and understanding your soul’s mission here on Earth. We experience spiritual vitality when we acquire the ability to see beyond and experience bliss, freedom, love and meaning in our lives every single day. How Did I Acquire My Expertise in Spiritual Vitality? My spiritual…

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My FULL Acceptance Speech After Receiving The Lifetime Achievement Award in Nutrition

By Meredith Deasley | May 11, 2018

On Saturday, I received the Canadian Lifetime Achievement Award in Nutrition. I was not able to deliver my full acceptance speech due to time constraints, so I decided to share it with you in this way! Who knew that my eldest daughter being so sick back in 1999 would lead to receiving this prestigious award today? I am truly honoured. Over the years, I have spread the word about what we learn at CSNN – with great passion…

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What Does Opening our Hearts Really Mean?

By Meredith Deasley | February 14, 2018

We are not angry or violent people who fight all the time and criticize others; that is not who we are. We are not the people who work ourselves to the bone year after year to prove ourselves to others and get no appreciation in return; that is not who we are. We are not constant complainers who can’t get anything to go the way we want; that is not who we are. We are…

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A Unique Perspective on Making New Years’ Resolutions

By Meredith Deasley | January 1, 2018

In more recent years, there have been a number of people who have stopped making New Years’ Resolutions. Many people believe that they are going to fail at keeping their resolutions, so why set themselves up for disappointment and make them at all? Some feel that the word “resolution” sounds as though they are forcing whatever it is they want to happen, so they say “No” to making resolutions. And others have another set of…

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Christmas Gifts From The Heart

By Meredith Deasley | December 13, 2017

I know that at this time of year, we spend a lot of time shopping for just the right present for those we love. I wanted to give you some ideas of gifts that you could give from the heart! You can write a list of everything you appreciate about your loved one in their Christmas card. You can make a collage (10 x 10) of pictures of you and them, decorate it with scrapbooking…

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Our Halloween Candy Cravings Can Jumpstart Our Emotional Healing – Who Knew?

By Meredith Deasley | October 31, 2017

It’s easy to get carried away with eating candy and chocolate each Halloween. Candy and chocolate temporarily make us feel loved inside! Who knew that eating something could have that power? If we are able to eat treats on Halloween and maybe the next day and then leave them alone, we are in balance. But if we continue to crave sugar and chocolate, our cravings can be important messengers…. Cravings and their emotional connection Are…

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Why Counting Your Blessings is The Most Important Thing You Can Do with Your Life

By Meredith Deasley | October 10, 2017

The very first official Thanksgiving was celebrated in Canada on November 6, 1879. It was at this time, that Parliament passed a law designating this national day of thanksgiving, to celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the prior year. In fact, the indigenous people in Canada celebrated the full harvest, long before the arrival of the European settlers and the actual designation of the day. As we look at Thanksgiving, over the course of…

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