Taslim Jaffer


Try-This Tuesday: Out With The Old, In With The New

Lately, I have been stuck on change.  (If that isn’t a paradox, I don’t know what is.)  I have been receiving messages from people who want to talk about a…

Try-This Tuesday: Spend Time With Someone Who Adds To Your Self

Dead or alive, there are people in our life who have given us valuable gifts – who have shaped us, inspired us and empowered us.  These people may be our…

Give ME Some Space!

Something really fun is happening this week – and it’s been about 15 years in the making! When I first started college, I used to write what I called “imaginations”…

There Is No “I” In Team But…

…there is a ME!  Whether your team is your family (your first family that you were born into or your new family that you have created with a spouse), or…

Try-This Tuesday: Who Are Your Peeps?

This week’s task is an examination of the people who play important roles in your life.  It doesn’t matter whether you are an extrovert or an introvert, we are social…

Got Some Good Advice From My Self Today

I woke up to a gray, rainy Monday morning after a gorgeous spell of hot, dry weather.  Maybe some Vancouverites out there are groaning and griping about this on their…

I’m Outta Here!!

I did something very unusual this morning.  I packed for a trip.  Not just any vacation.  This is my first get-away without my children and I do believe my first…

Try-This Tuesday: Play With A Kid (Yours Or Someone Else’s) And Enjoy It!

This week I’m inviting you to play with your children.  If you don’t have a child, borrow one; his/her parent will probably make you dinner.  If you have more than…

There’s A ME In Men, Too!

It’s a cute title, but it’s actually a pretty profound concept; one that can be devastating if ignored.  From the get-go, I have claimed that this blog is designed for…

Revelations On A Dance Floor!

To say my mom was the best caregiver in the world is an understatement.  She wasn’t just a “care” giver; she was a love-giver, time-giver, prayer-giver, gift-giver, and SELF-giver.  When…