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Eating Healthy With A Busy Schedule

So we're all busy right? Running to and from places. To Starbucks, to the office, to visit an elderly grandparent, to the gym, to an extra-curricular activity, a meeting. Running running running. And yet, I always roll my eyes at those skinny girls who say, "I just don't have time to eat!" Yah, WHATEVER! Rome could be burning, and there I…

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Change… The Only Constant

Hi All, Yesterday was a busy and fun day. Massage was wonderful. Lunch was yummy. Disney on Ice was... well... fun for the kids! The evening didn't end successfully with my two year old barfing all over my bed after coughing for three straight hours. Exhausted this morning! But back to the Blog. Today is a very gloomy day in Montreal, so…

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Dealing With the “Boss from Hell”

We've all heard of 'em... THE BOSS FROM HELL! Screaming and yelling in an open office environment... placing unrealistic expectations on employees... taking credit for the success and accomplishments of others... constant criticism and denigration of employees... working employees until all hours of the night... lack of appreciation. The list of goes on and on. Perhaps you've had one in the past. Perhaps you're dealing with…

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Sometimes Straying From the Path Ain’t So Bad After All!

By Guest Blogger Kelly Duffy “When you go through life, so sure of where you’re headin’, and you wind up lost, it’s the best thing that could have happened” -Brad Paisley, “Find Your Self” You may find this odd, but I wasn’t really a Brad Paisley fan until this morning. I found myself returning from the two hour marathon that…

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Guilt… Guilty, Guilty, Guilty!

So, our brains constantly torture us to the tune of ; I should be spending more time with my kids, cooking healthier meals, calling friends more regularly, returning emails, working harder, going to the gym more often, being nicer to people, coming home earlier from the office, baking more, eating better... Oh the Guilt! Oh the Guilt! Actually, guilt does…

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Knowing When to Pull the Plug on your Career

Good Morning, m'Ladies. I started writing a book a few years ago. I just found it on my computer today and thought I would share the first page with you. The issues are pertinent today, and it's what some of you have been stuck on the fence about. I owned a good business at the time, but was deciding if…

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Taking A Little “ME” Time

It's Saturday morning. Right now, as I'm writing, the Wii is going strong in one room, another child  is climbing on me, and my husband is calling out some order down the hallway. And guess what... I just don't feel like it all today. I just feel like sitting on a secluded beach, aqua blue water, waves crashing, sun shining,…

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Shutting your brain off for a good night sleep

How many of you lay awake at night, tossing and turning, unable to sleep? How many of you flip flop around like a fish out of water, and check that clock... 1:17Am, 3:27Am, 4:49Am, 6:30AM.....BEEP BEEP BEEP. Your alarm is ringing, time to wake up!! I am getting tired just writing about it! The truth is for many, sleep deprivation…

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My answer is “NO thank you right now.” Practicing saying the “forbidden word.”

So, I received a call the other day to teach a weekly course (4 hours a week) on entrepreneurship and mentoring... for free.  Everything I do, by the way, be it giving sales and marketing seminars in October, to the stuff I describe below, I do it all for free. Cuz I love it. The old me;  "Of course I'll…

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Kim Clijsters, Clearly NOT a Woman on the Fence

For those of you who are not big tennis fans, you don't have to be to appreciate this story. Kim Clijsters, formerly the number one ranked tennis player in the world, had retired. For two years she left professional tennis, the game she loved, the vehicle of her income, to get married and have her daughter, Jada. How many of…

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