Deb’s Reflections

Deb’s Reflections share snippets of her personal journey as a self motivated entrepreneur, author, publisher and earthquake survivor.

what is freedom

What is Freedom and Do You Need to Fight for It?

“What is freedom and do you need to fight for it?” This is a question that is on my mind 24/7 these days.  Especially with the huge amount of division, coercion, bullying and misinformation that is going on (from “both sides” of the “argument). Note:  this article is my independent opinion, based on extensive research …

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Seeking Certainty

Desperately Seeking Certainty

I’m Desperately Seeking Certainty.  Okay, not so much the desperately bit! I chose the headline to attract the Gen-Xers and Baby Boomers who follow me to this post. Because the world we grew up in, the 70s, 80s and 90s, has well and truly gone. The times they are a changin’ … yet again. And …

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Christchurch Mosque Attack

Christchurch Mosque Attack Reflections

The Christchurch Mosque Attack brought terrorism onto the city’s doorstep on March 15, 2019. Firstly, my heart goes to the victims, the survivors at the mosques on 15 March 2019.   I am extending my sympathies to the families that lost their loved ones.  The dignified response of the Muslim communities in New Zealand and around …

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22 February

February 22, 2019 Reflections

World Thinking Day / Christchurch Earthquake 8th Anniversary This date has been a day of reflection for as long as I can remember.  As a child, I was a Brownie, and a Girl Guide, and so this was Thinking Day (now known as World Thinking Day) for Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.  February 22 was …

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For the Wildfire Evacuees of Alberta and British Columbia

To be wildfire evacuees in Alberta and British Columbia is to be part of a devastating, mass trauma event. The Canadian wildfire evacuees are running for their lives. They face an uncertain future. They do not know when they can go home. They do not know what they will find. They fled with very little, …

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Christchurch Earthquake 5th Anniversary Reflection

Please note: At the time of the earthquakes, and in the first two years after, I ran a website under the domain name I posted many articles and images about my Canterbury Earthquake experiences there. In recent times I have been rebranding my websites and the domain is no longer owned by me. …

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