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A Message from the Publishers January 8, 2021 – Posted in: From the Publisher, Roundup

For the 40 years they have been active in the Canadian literary scene, the publishers behind Mawenzi House have sought to bring you, our cherished readers here in Canada and beyond, a world of diverse books that speak to the full range of human experience. In 2021, too, we continue to be dedicated to filling your year with rich, delightful, indelibly different books. We at Mawenzi House send our sincere best wishes for the new…

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Re-Ignite Your Purpose: Conversations With Munira, Part 6 – Gratitude: The Power of Thankfulness December 10, 2020 – Posted in: Inspiration

Do you live a life of gratitude? In this session, we will explore the power of gratitude, as well as methods to make gratitude a daily practice. Join Munira Premji (author of Choosing Hope) and The Ismaili Canada for the last session in a six-part series on maximizing your potential. Watch the video below, and then visit The Ismaili Canada for resources and other information, here. Other sessions in this series: Part 1 – Self-Awareness: Re-connecting With…

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A Mawenzi House Holiday Gift Guide December 4, 2020 – Posted in: Gift Guides

With so many family members to love on, friends to delight, and colleagues to impress during the gift-gifting season, many of us find ourselves overwhelmed by the endless browsing and comparing and guessing and shortlisting that goes into holiday shopping. Thankfully, we know that books remain evergreen gifts—they are wonderfully aesthetic, provide long hours of enjoyment, and have lasting significance for those who receive them. Here at Mawenzi House, we’ve put together a gift guide for you so that finding that memorable book for…

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Re-Ignite Your Purpose: Conversations with Munira, Part 5 – Emotions: Getting Your Emotions to Work for You December 3, 2020 – Posted in: Inspiration

Do you sometimes find that you get overwhelmed with strong emotions?  Do you get consumed by events and are unsure of what to do next? Join us for a session to learn more about the language of emotions and managing emotions to serve us well. Join Munira Premji (author of Choosing Hope) and The Ismaili Canada for the fifth session in a six-part series on maximizing your potential. Watch the video below, and then visit The…

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Re-Ignite Your Purpose: Conversations With Munira, Part 4 – The Wheel of Life: What Will You Focus On? November 26, 2020 – Posted in: Inspiration

When was the last time you thought about your life – your whole life? What areas would you like to focus on more? Are you doing the things that matter the most to you? Join this session to complete your personal wheel of life and think about how you create a life of meaning for you. Join Munira Premji (author of Choosing Hope) and The Ismaili Canada for the fourth session in a six-part series…

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Re-Ignite Your Purpose: Conversations with Munira, Part 3 – Change and Resilience November 19, 2020 – Posted in: Inspiration

Have you encountered a situation or event where it has been difficult for you to cope? Resilience is the ability to manage challenges and setbacks when things don’t go as planned. This week, we will discuss how we can draw on different skills to build resilience. Join Munira Premji (author of Choosing Hope) and The Ismaili Canada for the third session in a six-part series on maximizing your potential. Watch the video below, and then…

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Four Days Before November 17, 2020 – Posted in: Guest Post, Poetry

I don’t need roses or chocolates. What would I do with buds when they fade, the cracked frieze of a once living leaf. As for chocolates I suffer the bane of middle age, a slight protuberance that needs no additional support. So I will go now for my morning walk but I have something to share before I do, news of a poetry channel on YouTube that grows and grows in viewers. I am close…

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