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Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen
Works at Putting Parables Into Practice
Attended UBC
Lives in Vancouver, BC, Canada
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These steps for being a foster parent may help you decide if this is a way to build your family! Here's an interview with Laurie Tyrrell, who is a Foster Parent Liaison.
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Best Reasons to Exercise – 10 Weight Loss Motivators
http://theadventurouswriter.com/blog/10-best-reasons-to-exercise-weight-loss-motivators/
You know you should exercise, but finding motivation is hard. Here are the best reasons to exercise and weight loss motivators - they include a smarter brain, better mood, and deeper, sounder sleep.
#exercisemotivation   #weightloss   #exercisetips  
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Even if you're not going into a Master of Social Work (MSW) program at UBC in Vancouver, this Sample Field Placement Request will help you clarify your career goals and point you in the right direction.
#msw   #socialwork   #graduateschool   #ubc   #vancouver  
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These ways to stay positive when you're sick are inspired by the Parable of the Hospital Window. If you're coping with a chronic illness such as colitis, cancer, Crohn’s, or celiac disease, you'll find inspiration and hope here...
#staypositive   #chronicillness   #positivethinking  
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How do certain foods help treat depression? By increasing the brain chemicals serotonin and dopamine. What you eat has a direct effect on your mood, thoughts, and energy levels. Depression can be caused by low serotonin and dopamine levels in the brain; these foods naturally improve mood by increasing those brain chemicals.
#depression   #goodmoodfood  
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Sometimes you need to help a loved one who is with the wrong guy or in an unhealthy relationship, but...
Is your sister or friend going out with the wrong guy? Here are five ways to help a friend get out of a bad relationship.
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My dog Georgie (on the right) has ended the lives of three squirrels. Little white Tiffy (on the left) was there to assist, but isn’t big or fast enough to do the dirty deed.
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If you’ve never said, “My dog killed a squirrel”, I envy you! Here's how I coped with guilt and grief after seeing my dog kill squirrels.
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These tips are from a Financial Post article – they’re the best strategies for investing money for long-term financial growth (not to get rich quick).
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Here's a quick list of my most popular money articles, financial tips and goals. Money is fascinating - especially if you know how to control it and not let it control you.
#money   #financialgoals   #personalfinance  
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These eight tips on how to boost your immune system naturally will help prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, cardiac disease, and arthritis. And, you’ll feel great!
#immunesystem   #chronicillness   #colitis  
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You know your friend is being abused, but what can you do? These ideas on how to help a friend in an abusive relationship will give you some of the tools you need to support her.
#abusiverelationships   #domesticviolence   #abuse  
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You know you have to "get over it" and move on, but you can't. These reasons why it's so hard to get over a breakup will help you see your relationship in a different light. 
#breakups   #healing   #love  
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Alberta, Saskatchewan, & Africa
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I share ideas for better sleep, and quips and tips for love and relationships.
Introduction
I started my Quips and Tips blogs in 2008 - my most popular is Quips and Tips for Love and Relationships

My most recent blog is Zzz Sleep Blog. I recently finished my MSW (Master of Social Work) at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, and  am working part-time with Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver. 
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I play the flute in the North Vancouver Community Band! :-)
Education
  • UBC
    Master of Social Work (MSW), 2012 - 2014
  • University of Alberta
    Education, 1999 - 2001
  • University of Alberta
    Psychology, 1991 - 1994
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