Month: May 2015

Get a Round Tuit …………Today!

posted Tuesday, May 26, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

Most of us are well-intentioned, hard working Canadians. We go to work or run our businesses with vim and vigor; we want to provide for our families and create a bright and prosperous future. The future is created by the actions we take today, and unfortunately too many of us take the attitude of “I will […]

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Think Outside the Box

posted Thursday, May 21, 2015

by: in Pet Talk

First off, I just want to thank everyone who offered suggestions to my last post to help with Molson’s separation anxiety. There were a lot of great ideas but the one that no one mentioned was the one that actually worked! All the experts say to keep puppies in confined spaces, and that puppies won’t […]

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How Offensive!

posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

As my co-worker says many times in his speech about his journey to wellness – “words hurt”. I agree. Words more often than not have a far more harmful impact than getting into a physical altercation. However, I also believe that words hurt because of the context in a situation. If a person says, “you’re […]

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Pros and Cons of Taking a Trip During Shoulder Season

posted Wednesday, May 13, 2015

by: in Travel

Most destinations have a high season and a low season for their tourist industry. A shoulder season is when a destination is either going into or coming out of their high season. Travelling during the shoulder season could be the smartest decision you make, however there are a couple of cons to consider along with the […]

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Alternatives to Being a “Shopaholic”

posted Monday, May 11, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

Throughout my blogs you will get to know my many “quirks”. (I like “quirky”- sounds better than “weird” but call me what you will!) Some quirks I will come right out and share. Starting now: 1. I’m an organized control freak who colour coordinates her closet. 2. I also have an irrational belief that a) […]

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Planting Season!

posted Friday, May 8, 2015

by: in From the Editor

Hi Everyone! As I write this post, the sun is shining bright and beautiful through my kitchen window and I can’t help but feel that spring (or summer, if I really want to get ahead of myself) is here! The grass is green, the weeds are making their emergence (notice all the lovely dandelion flowers […]

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Lights! Camera! Travel!

posted Wednesday, May 6, 2015

by: in Travel

Have you ever watched a movie and thought, ‘I’d like to travel there!’ Sometimes a movie can ignite a travel bug inside of us and other times a movie can make us want to see where it was filmed because the movie had such an impact on us. Either way, if you are trying to […]

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The Art of Self-Help Books

posted Friday, May 1, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

“Well, whose it by?” my friend scornfully questions my latest self-help book. “The author!” I reply both emphatically and defensively. Who IS qualified to write a self-help book? Must they hold a post-doctoral degree? Must they have gone through helping themselves? Or must they just be good at putting ideas together, writing some bullshit and […]

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