Month: December 2015

New Year, Better You

posted Wednesday, December 30, 2015

by: in Technology

New Year, new you? It’s hard to say you will be a completely different person from 11:59pm on December 31st and 12:00am on January 1st; but a New Year is the perfect time to start changing bad habits, picking up new hobbies, and trying to become the person you regret you weren’t in 2015 and […]

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Ringing in the New Year with Resolutions

posted Tuesday, December 29, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

It’s almost January 1st and you know what that means: it’s time to set our New Year’s resolutions. Now, I’m not a huge believer (do you know, I almost wrote Belieber?!) in setting resolutions for an entire year. I’m good at setting my resolutions with the best possible intent and even write them out so […]

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Life After Mental Illness

posted Monday, December 21, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

After having just completed an intensive program for my eating disorder, I stumbled upon the beginning of an old blog I had started. I wrote: It is certainly amazing to overcome mental illness but often times it leaves a hole in our lives, an emptiness that we need to refill. I think this is often […]

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I got to chat with Mickey Mouse

posted Friday, December 18, 2015

by: in Humour in Life and Business

My 73 year old mother took me to Disney World this past week. She also took my four children and we managed to take in four days at the parks while resting in-between at the pool in a resort. This all came about at a time in my life when I was calculating savings for […]

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Happy for the Holidays?

posted Sunday, December 13, 2015

by: in Mental Health / Self-Help

The holidays are quickly approaching. (Or, have approached, depending on which holiday you celebrate.) At a time when we are supposed to be entering into the experience of celebrating with family and friends we are often entering the experience of “how much money do I have for bills now?”, “did I forget anyone?”, “I can’t […]

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Give your children a gift that will last a lifetime

posted Friday, December 11, 2015

by: in Finance / Insurance

Many Canadian parents save in an RESP for the purpose of funding their children’s post-secondary education. The federal government will contribute up to a maximum $7,200 towards each child’s post-secondary education provided you save $36,000, making the total available $43,200 (assuming your investment doesn’t lose any money and/or growth remains flat). Like an RRSP or […]

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Beauty Products for Holiday Gifts

posted Tuesday, December 8, 2015

by: in Beauty / Makeup

We’re right into holiday shopping season now! For some, it’s the beginning of thinking about shopping, for others it’s finishing it up. I’m more in the latter category. I like to get my holiday shopping done as soon as humanly possible. I’m working on finishing wrapping everything and last minute touches. For anyone that’s still working […]

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Making a List and Checking it Twice

posted Wednesday, December 2, 2015

by: in Technology

Gift giving during the holiday season can be really stressful. Especially when you don’t make a list of who you need to buy gifts for, what you think they would want for the holidays and what your budget is for each person, as well as overall. Well, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered, once again! […]

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