By Cynthia Ann Kazandjian We are not supposed to go down into the darkness of the core. Yet, if we can risk it, the something born of that nothing is the beginning of truth." —Adrienne Rich Readers, it was time to write about Edgar. My heart feels strangely lighter.…

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What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

I am reaaaally excited to announce a new partnership today. This is everything I stand for as a career woman, mother, daughter and friend. You know what that is... Goal getting.  Passion chasing. Finally, getting off the fence and making that forgotten dream a reality. When ECA® (Education Corporation of America®) approached…

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The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol

By Guest Blogger Ann Dowsett Johnston Just how bad was my drinking? For years, it probably looked like yours: racing in from a long day at work, my arms full of groceries, I would pour myself a glass of wine to sip while I chopped vegetables and oversaw a little…

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Right In Your Own Backyard

Peace and serenity can be found in your own backyard. Literally. You don't need to take a plane, and you don't need to leave the comforts of your own surroundings. You just have to create it for yourself. It's 7:30am. Sun is rising. Whole family is asleep upstairs. Reading the…

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6 Reasons Every Woman Should Own A Sex Toy

Disclaimer: Today's post is of graphic nature. As a modern women's lifestyle blog, our mandate is to teach and showcase different points of view. This post is meant to read as informative, educational and empowering for women. Please keep an open mind. 18 and over please. By Sarah Tuson In the age…

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5 Tips To Improve Time Management, Productivity and Organization!

Have you heard of TIME BLOCKING? This morning's Global TV segment was a topic that I love - getting organized and effectively managing your time. And it came about as a result of a work/life balance evening I led last week. I gave a workshop to 25 men and women, and the…

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What I Learned On My 42nd Birthday

On Friday April 7th, I celebrated my birthday by sharing the day with 120 women in my first-ever conference, Off The Fence & WISE. Off The Fence & WISE became the collaboration of two Montreal empowerment brands: Women On The Fence and Wise Women Canada. The day was happy, it was funny, it…

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The #1 Predictor of Long Term Success in Kids

Direct link: http://globalnews.ca/video/3342619/how-to-determine-if-your-child-will-be-a-success I LOVED yesterday morning's topic. Wondering what the the #1 determinant of long term success in kids is? Intelligence? IQ? Natural talent? Some fascinating research here, so parents, don't miss this one. And I won't give it away in the post, you'll just have to watch. Before I go, I…

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Pole Dancing, What Ifs and Living Life

Direct link: https://www.facebook.com/ellemagazine/videos/10154307498376301/ To be honest, there is little to add here. Please watch this. I can't think of a better #MotivationMonday than Greta Pontarelli. What I will say is, the older I get, the more like myself I feel. I'm not holding back. I just want to be... ME. I think…

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Happy International Day of Happiness! 14 Happiness Boosters

Happy International Day of Happiness, Ladies! Firstly, for a double whammy for #DayOfHappiness and #MotivationMonday, I'm flashing us back to my fifth episode of the #OWNSHOW on The OWN. The topic was on some less well-known happiness boosters. Here is that episode on Oprah Winfrey Network. And to celebrate today, 14 Happiness Boosters to incorporate into your life…

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