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Friday, July 28, 2017

Mindfulness and Meaning

BY SIMONE SMITH  Welcome back Toronto Caribbean Family! The summer is coming to a close, and because I know that winter is upon us (sigh), I...

Philosophy: How Can It Be Used In Our Daily Life

BY: SIMONE SMITH When we think about philosophy, we think about it being weird, boring, and maybe even irrelevant. There are others who find the...

Toilet Training; A Parents Worst Nightmare, Part 1

BY SIMONE SMITH This week, we will be continuing with our series on Persuasive Development Disorders; we are going to target a subject that is...

Abuse! The Unspoken Issue Within the Community

BY SIMONE SMITH Abuse! This one word has remained misunderstood by many. Why? Well, everyone’s thoughts about what constitutes abusive behaviour are different. Diana Matheson...

Who Do You Have To Talk To?

BY: SIMONE SMITH Hello, Toronto! I want you all to give yourselves some love this week. You may not be where you want to be, but...

How We Sense Our World

BY SIMONE SMITH How is the Toronto Caribbean Community? I want to thank you for joining me for the second half of How We Sense...

The Bigger Picture – Part 5

BY SIMONE SMITH Welcome back city of Toronto! What a fantastic couple of weeks. Finally the sun is shining and we can start enjoying our...

Six Pillars of Ethical Behaviour

BY: SIMONE SMITH “Ethics starts with actual moral judgment before the formulation of general principles.” (Aristotle) It is fitting to begin this article with a quote...

The Bigger Picture – Part 4

BY SIMONE SMITH  “You have to remember that one day will be your day. You can’t quit. “ -Author Unknown Readers; how are you feeling this...

Pervasive Developmental Disorders; Autism, it Cannot be Ignored; Issa’s Story

BY SIMONE SMITH Good Week Toronto Caribbean readers. I am happy that many of you have been following this series, Pervasive Development Disorders; Autism, it...

Professional Development

The Power of Words

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Sometimes we dismiss or discredit the power of words as hocus pocus. But the recent celebration of Father’s Day underscored to me...

How to Manage Use of Our Time Effectively and Prioritize the Important Over the...

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON It seems nearly impossible these days to manage the use of our time effectively so that the things that matter most get...

How to Clarify What Is My Purpose

BY: KEISHA JOHNSON Clarifying ‘what is my purpose’ is one of the biggest contentions people grapple with. If you’ve ever thought about this, you can probably...