The Perfect Day

Every so often life gets a bit hectic and crazy. When this happens, one thing I like to do is to slow down and think about my perfect day. This is not a perfect day in the sense that I can do whatever or be wherever I want. It’s nice to picture myself on a beach...

Happiness is a Dish Best Shared

“Happiness is not real unless it is shared.” – Chris McCandless Last Saturday I stood alone atop the mountain at Big White Ski Resort enjoying the sun, surveying the spectacular scenery, and contemplating the ski run that lay before me. It was a...

Resurrecting Family Rituals

Nothing provides a sense of place and a feeling of fulfillment quite like participating in family traditions or rituals. These can be something you do together for special holidays, or weekly observances used to maintain your close family ties. Participating in...

7 Benefits of Losing Weight

Are you overweight? If your life never quite satisfies you – if you don’t feel you’re as confident, productive, motivated or enthused as you could be, try kick-starting the changes you want to make by beginning with your body. Seven years ago, I was shy, chubby,...

How to Sharpen Your Networking Skills

Last week I was on a 4 day training course in Downtown Vancouver, so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to sharpen my networking skills. I am normally fairly quiet and introverted, so I often need to make an effort when it comes to networking and the like. That...