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Sharon Salzberg: real happiness at work and in life

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For Sharon Salzberg, the key to improving your work and life is meditation. She is an influential teacher of mindfulness and a New York Times best-selling author.
Sharon Salzberg is here in Montreal offering a day-long retreat on the subject of Real Happiness: at Work and in Life. She joins Pierre Landry in studio.

(Photo of Sharon Salzberg submitted by True North Insight Meditation Center)
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Pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Kateri

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel , by Matthew Andersen.jpgThere's a unique field trip happening this weekend. Students from Concordia University who take a class in pilgrimage are going on a walking pilgrimage of their own.

Pilgrimages to holy sites are a growing phenomenon. But this particular walk is uncharted territory. The students start this morning in Old Montreal and walk all the way to Kahnawake, to the shrine of the first native American saint, Quebec's own St Kateri .

longhouse sign.jpgMicah Genest and Casey Stainsby will be among the 18 pilgrim-students and teachers. They join Sonali Karnick in studio.

(Photo of Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours chapel and Longhouse sign submitted by Matthew Anderson)


Contemplating the end of life with a cup of coffee

KATE.JPGMany people struggle with talking about death; whether it's the end of life of our loved ones or the inevitable end of our own.

Kit Racette is a grief edu-therapist. She runs "Death Cafes" in Quebec to help people grapple with that subject. Kit explains to Sonali how they work.

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