Nature: How the Outdoors Impacts your Mind

by Seetal Dhaliwal I wrote this poem while I was on a trip in Banff National Park. The entire time, I was surrounded by trees, mountains and breathtaking views. I was blown away by nature’s beauty and how it gave me a sense of calmness. When I came back to Ottawa, I felt so relieved and ready to face any challenges. It’s interesting how one … Continue reading Nature: How the Outdoors Impacts your Mind

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Regeneration Works – Places of Faith

By Andrew Hurrell – Advisor, Faith & the Common Good  This article is expanded content of the Fall 2017 PEN Insider, produced in partnership with Faith & the Common Good. Regeneration Works – Places of Faith is a social enterprise created in partnership between Faith & the Common Good and the National Trust of Canada.  It was created to increase the dialogue, build a learning … Continue reading Regeneration Works – Places of Faith