Follow Your Heart: One Woman’s Love for Chocolate Sparks New Business Endeavor

“It’s impossible,” said pride. “It’s risky,” said experience. “It’s pointless,” said reason. “Give it a try,” whispered the heart. It’s trendy for people out of school, full of heart and energy, to jump into the entrepreneurial world.  It’s even common for some people who have been following one life track to switch gears and head…… Continue reading Follow Your Heart: One Woman’s Love for Chocolate Sparks New Business Endeavor

The Mandala: A Lesson in Community and Creativity

From the quiet beaches to the summer cottages to the artist colonies, a visit to the Sunshine Coast in British Columbia, Canada feels like an island getaway.  The area, less than two hours from downtown Vancouver, extends 177 km (110 mi) along the Strait of Georgia from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound. It was here…… Continue reading The Mandala: A Lesson in Community and Creativity