Jul 05

My retirement from the Canadian Forces – 1 Mai 2014

Well, I can tell you that it’s much easier to decide to join an organization than it is to leave it; To know when to leave though, to recognize when the time has come for you to move on to something else can be difficult, even worrisome. But yet, it can also be hearth warming …

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May 14

Harmonious communications, a parental responsibility

An original idea by Katherine Dufort (daughter) Review contributor, Alexandre Dufort (son) In recent discussions with work colleagues, my daughter came to the realization that some of their family relationships were not as harmonious as our own. She then went on to suggest, to my delight, that I should write an article about our success …

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Aug 15

Being true to one’s self

Being true to one’s self, a true challenge! Indeed when you look at it more closely, it seems that most of the time, it is easier for us to have an opinion on what is good for others rather than ourselves. However, since no one knows us better than we do ourselves, shouldn’t it be …

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Feb 14

A first glance at the conscious and the subconscious self

When you consider all the tasks that we accomplish in our daily lives, without even thinking about them, it seems plausible that we possess an unconscious part to our being. Normally referred to by some as the subconscious, this part of our brain, if they are right, would be the one responsible for executing simultaneous …

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Feb 06

What makes us who and what we are?

  As I mentioned in one of my earliest articles entitled “The meaning of life”, I believe it’s of the upmost importance to “first learn to know ourselves better, to see our true selves without a mask…learn to understand ourselves better as people, to understand how our bodies and brains work”. With that in mind, …

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Sep 18

The institution of marriage…that battered darling.

At my daughter’s wedding on August 9th of this year, I gave a speech which stems from the passages of my current work in progress, a book about how we can rethink our relationships in order to counter the growing trend of divorced/separated couples. The preliminary title is: “Rethinking your couple” with a subtitle “In …

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Aug 31

Never better

“Never better” is what I answer most of the time when people ask how I’m doing. And their astonishment to my response never ceases to surprise me. Could my approach to the turmoil of life be so different from their own, different to the point that my answer leaves them bewildered? Thus, although this approach …

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Aug 20

Living without regret

It is entirely normal to experience regret. It’s an uncontrollable emotional reaction that can occur whenever we make a decision. It occurs when a doubt related to the adequacy of our choice persists when there is more than one suitable option on the table and it is even more probable in situations where the decision making …

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