Advice and Tips

Are You Letting Others’ Beliefs Stop You From Pursuing Your Dreams?

Written by Aleksandra Jelenic Are you feeling that urge or that craving for more? For something different? You feel it in your bones, it’s time! You want it. Maybe you think you don’t have what it takes or maybe you just can’t figure out how it would be possible for you. You feel stuck. Or…

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Managing Stress: Tips for HR Professionals

Written by Serena Pawluk If being a “people” person is part of who you are, it’s likely also the main reason why most of us in the HR profession make the decision to get into human resources – we love people! We love to see people grow, thrive, and be at their best. What many…

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Creating The Life You Desire

Written by Aleksandra Jelenic The way to create the unrealistic, fantasy life you desire and crave is to simply use your imagination and allow yourself to dream the impossible dream. Of course there is more to it than that, but it does start with your imagination. Ignore all instincts to be realistic and instead allow…

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Tips to Beat the Blue Monday Funk

You’ve likely heard of “Blue Monday”, but may not be sure exactly what it means. The third Monday of every January is known as the gloomiest day of the year, due to a combination of cold dark nights, and post-Christmas blues mixed with over-spending and financial worry. Here are 3 ways you can boost your…

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The Meaning Behind Colours

Written by Nicole Atkinson Whether you’re looking to recharge, refuel or relax, colour can play an important part in how your mind shifts into different gears. Here is a look at how different colours can bring different reactions in your daily life: RED The colour of passion and drama. This colour attracts the most attention.…

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6 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding How to Publish A Book

Written by Elaine Kapogines Have you decided that it’s time to tell your story or share your expertise with others through a published book? If so, one of the first questions you will likely ask yourself is how to get your book published. There are several different paths you can take, however there are a…

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Goal Setting in 2 Easy Steps

Do you have a massive, “pie-in-the-sky” goal that you only dream about, something that would change your life but seems way out of reach? If so, it may be time to set some big goals and look to the coming year as a catalyst for change and growth.  Let’s be honest, no one kicks off…

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A Positive Mindset Can Make All the Difference

We all face challenges in our lives, but the way that you interpret these challenges is what makes the difference between someone who is able to overcome them and someone who is crushed by them. A positive outlook has the power to boost you up when you are down and to give you an extra boost when…

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5 Ways to Tap Into Your Inner Child

Written by Susie Beghin As an educator, parent, and daycare owner, I feel blessed to be around children every day. Being with children has allowed me to learn how to tap into my own inner child; I have seen firsthand how important it is to my relationship with them. Children tend to engage with me…

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone On Your List

With Christmas around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for those on your list. Whether you go for a classic or something more unique will depend on both the person and on your relationship together. Now more than ever before, it’s so important to do your best and shop locally. Planning ahead…

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Buying Custom Gifts from Local Makers

Written by Nikky Starrett Unique custom gifts can be a wonderful way to integrate branded or personalized goods into your everyday marketing routine, and it showcases your values and personality while supporting local small businesses. The tips below will help you hire the right maker in a way that makes it easy for everyone. STEP…

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3 Quick Tips to Improve Your Busy Homelife

Written by Elaine Tan Comeau Are you looking for quick tips to improve your busy family’s home? You can use these easy strategies right away to get your family to communicate better, and have a cleaner, more organized home. 1.  “The Busy Board”If your family is so busy that it feels like no one knows where…

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The Power of a Positive Mindset

Written by Donna Pinsonneault There are many books written on the act of focusing on a positive mindset. On some level it may seem hokey that so many people can write all these books about such a simple concept. And yet, it is so easy to fall into the negative trap: To blame. To complain.…

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Home Office Essentials for Online Video Meetings

Working from home certainly has its ups and downs. We’ve all been there: the one day where you decide you’re going to work in your comfy clothes and save showering until the afternoon, only to receive a message from your client or boss, asking you to hop online for a “quick video chat”. When you’re…

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Why We Need to Keep Learning

The only constant in life is the fact that our world continues to shift and change. In order to keep up and evolve with change, it’s important to keep an open mind and embrace learning whenever possible. Being committed to attending events helps to push that growth and evolution, and now that in-person events are…

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3 Ways to Say Goodbye to Stress

How’s your work-life balance these days? If you just did a massive eye-roll, chances are your work and personal life are blurring like never before. The 9-to-5 feels like a distant memory. The technology designed to empower us is making us slaves to our screens. And “always-on” culture has become our default mode. If you’re desperate…

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3 Daily Ways to Refocus Your Mindset

Written by Kimberly Olson There are tons of ways to keep your mindset sharp and get your priorities in order. I’ll teach you three of the tricks that I use daily to maintain my dream life and keep my mind recharged and refreshed. We all struggle with day-to-day insecurities, so let’s find a way to…

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Why Confidence Should Know No Age

Written by Kelly Roach You may have heard the saying “confidence comes with age.” And that rings true for many people today, who have grown up knowing insecurity, second-guessing, and fear of being judged until they’re already halfway through life or even later. The truth of the matter is that if you are going through…

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The Importance of Mentorship

Mentoring allows a person with a lot of knowledge and experience to connect with someone who hasn’t gained the same knowledge or experience, ultimately providing a pathway for learning and guidance. Mentoring can be focused on providing support for careers, lifestyle, entrepreneurship – the opportunities are endless! Having a mentor can be crucial for continued…

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Raising the Value On Your Own Needs

Written by Amy Ballantyne Do you ever put yourself last because you feel that every one else’s needs are more important? Work/business comes first.Kids come first.Partner comes first.Pets come first.House work comes first. Sometimes these things must be prioritized ahead of everything, there is no doubt. But the key is noticing the story behind the…

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Rethinking, Redefining & Redesigning Your Life

Written by Tami Adams 2020 started off like so many other years for me. It was a new decade to explore, expand and take on new challenges that would help me be the best version of myself. I was fully employed in a job I loved, working with professional speakers and doing my part to…

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Manifesting & Attracting What You Want

Getting what we want and finding new opportunities isn’t “luck” or something that happens to us by chance. It is up to us to take action and allow for our desires to come our way. The law of attraction has often been referenced as an important tool to making things happen, but many of us…

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It’s Time to Find Your Inner Circle

Here’s to you for surviving the first round of back to school and back to work routines! It’s been a whirlwind of online learning, summer chaos, and all kinds of ups and downs this year so far… that is at least one thing we can all agree on. The COVID-19 pandemic has been hard on…

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Discover & Seize New Opportunities

Are you stuck in a rut, feeling like you haven’t quite reached your potential? Perhaps you haven’t been in the right place at the right time; or it could be that you haven’t noticed opportunities when they’ve come your way. Success isn’t just about being lucky; here are some tips that will you help you…

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5 Strategies to Prepare for 2021 Like a Marathon

Written by Annie Gaudreault As a collective, we were all ready to say goodbye and good riddance to 2020 and welcome 2021 and the fresh new year. But this year will still require a lot of patience, determination and resilience from us. It will be a marathon, not a sprint, so we should treat it as…

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How Gratitude Improves Mindset

We’re always so busy rushing from one task to the next that we rarely stop to think about how fortunate we are. These days, a positive mindset is increasingly important in order to help you push through stress and find joyful moments in each day. Here are four areas in life that everyone can be grateful for:…

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4 Ways Working Women Can Set Better Resolutions

By Rosanna Berardi There have been many lessons in 2020, and perhaps one of the most important ones is that hope is not a strategy. We all hoped COVID-19 would go away, but it hasn’t and—unfortunately—it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon.    As we prepare to flip the calendar to 2021, it’s important…

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