Category Archives: Healthy Living

Where was I on 9/11

We are coming up on a global anniversary. On that day I was at work.  I was working for a defense lobbyist about 1 block from Parliament Hill here in Ottawa Canada.  It was early so we were just booting … Continue reading

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Socializing Gratitude

It’s September 1st and I couldn’t be more thrilled.  I am a fall baby and do not always enjoy the hot humid days of summer.  I can’t wait for the leaves to turn, my favourite leather boots, the first crisp … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It

It’s long been said that the eyes are the window to the soul.  This premise is highly transferable to the business environment. When consulting with a client on their image and public presentation, we stress the importance of direct, consistent … Continue reading

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Necessary Addiction

February 6-12 is Eating Disorder Awareness Week. We speak blithely of addiction nowadays.  “I’m totally addicted to shoes!”  “I’m so addicted to that band”. TV holds up, for our rubbernecking pleasure, hoarders, alcoholics, drug addicts, sex addicts, porn junkies, shows … Continue reading

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Are We All Social Networking Tools?

I think most of us would agree that society is becoming more connected online, than in person.  Far be it from me to disrespect a trend that employs me.  I certainly don’t know all my Face Book friends personally.  Nor … Continue reading

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The Truth About the People We Know

“Hi! How are you” is really just “Hello.”  It is just a ritual greeting.  More of a social grunt really.  It is not a query for the truth.  We want people to tell us they are “fine” so that there … Continue reading

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I Cried Because I Had No Shoes…..

Like many Canadians this year I am unable to travel to my beloved family in Nova Scotia for Christmas.  I am searching for a communications position so I must be frugal.  The deep sadness associated with this separation began a … Continue reading

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