Upon completion of the Education 1A program at the University of Manitoba, she became a primary school teacher. During her teaching career Dolores furthered her education by completing her Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in psychology from the University of Winnipeg.
After leaving her teaching career, she became a bank employee for a major financial institution for a number of years. In her earlier years, she volunteered her time by teaching Christian education, tutoring, working in the school library, and belonging to the ladieschurch group.
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‘I never truly knew the meaning of faith until I was so filled with fear. It was then that God reached out His hand and saved me from the depths of confusion and despair. This powerful experience is one I will never forget …well thought out, gentle, and non-judgmental. You can feel this positive energy throughout the pages of Dolores’ book…Andrea Cockerill BA (Psychology), BSW …an adventure filled with humorous quips and anecdotes about life’s experiences. Lorraine Gauthier BA (Psychology) Sun Life Advisor … inspiring and enjoyable … Gloria Korell … full of insight and wisdom … Linda Briscoe … discover simple, effective steps for finding a balanced approach to happier living… Gilbert Frontain – Retired Director of
Human Resources In her second book, author Dolores Ayotte continues to offer practical, down-to-earth, and easy-to-incorporate bits of wisdom into life’s daily routine. Once again, Ayotte uses her unique sense of humor, quotes, and anecdotes, as well as her gift for story telling to get across her well-thought out steps to a happier self. If you are going through a difficult time and are looking for suggestions and inspiration to get back on track, Growing Up and Liking It is the book for you!
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My recipe for life consists of a little bit of this and a little bit of that borne from my life experiences. Usually, when I use all of the ingredients and steps I end up with a pretty good product.
Sometimes I can still fail. It is this failure to succeed all of the time that helps remind me of my humanity and the fact that I am not perfect. From new author Dolores Ayotte comes a bakers dozen of insightful tips to getting through life. In I’m Not Perfect and Its Okay, Ayotte presents readers with a means to a better life. Ayotte’s conversational style makes her feel like an old friend giving advice. With exceptional ease, readers are taken through a recipe for healing, beginning with love for themselves. Readers are reminded to keep life’s recipe simple, being sure to add a cup of laughter, two cups of forgiveness, and a dash of silence resulting in several goods sure to make life easier. Each step is personal and easy to incorporate into daily living, made memorable through real-life stories and quotes the author has found helpful on
her own journey to happiness. This inspiring collection is truly beneficial to readers young and old as they realize that I’m Not Perfect and Its Okay.