Live Well Do Good

Welcome to this website, which is a source of tips and ideas on the theme of "living well and doing good." 

What's new:

Writing Your Own Obituary Offers Chance for Reflection   Writing your own obituary might strike you as an odd notion. But some self-written obits recently in the news draw attention to this practice.

Tips for Charitable Giving   Donating to registered charities is a vital part of active citizenship and participating in civil society. Here are five suggestions to make the most of charitable giving:

Walking the Camino de Santiago   “Sure, I’ll go with you.” I was responding to my brother’s suggestion that we walk the Camino de Santiago, an ancient . . .

Ways to Leave a Legacy   Of course – by how we live – we leave a legacy each day. But there are some specific things we can do to increase the impact of our legacy.

Charitable Donations:  Top Ten Canadian Tax Tips   Updated for 2014

What You Don't Know About Religion (But Should)   This book is sure to intrigue – and also infuriate – everyone from the very religious to the avowed atheist.

Political Contributions: Top Ten Canadian Tax Tips   Updated for 2014

Book Blows Lid Off Food Industry   You could easily ask: Why was the new book Salt Sugar Fat even published? Don’t we already know . . .

Some Featured columns:

Live Well, Do Good   Reflections on global citizenship in the 21st century.  

Tax Time Offers Folks a Chance to Reflect   Our income tax return tells a lot about what we value as we go about our lives.  

Learning to Step Lightly   “Buy Nothing Day” challenges us to stop spending for one day. A new book by Manitoba author Mark Burch invites us to consider living more simply all the time.

Tours, Book Bring Cemetery to Life   Invitations to connect with this part of our community.

Healthy Eating – 15 Tips   Great and really usable ideas from a Registered Dietitian. 

website sections:

"Living Well, Doing Good"

"Thinking Globally"

"Acting Locally"




"Citizen Active"

"Manitoba history"


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