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6 Strategies To De-Stress Your Kids

I gave a talk yesterday on work life balance. It was truly a wonderful experience. This was what I shared on social media: Thank you to the almost 100 women who came out to Ogilvy today to hear Sonia Zarbatany and myself speak on work life balance and dancing through the chaos. When we dreamed up She Said | She Said, we thought we'd…

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SHE IS SOMEONE

"After the conviction of Stanford rapistalready been shortened to only four months) and the haunting letter his victim read to him in court, the social media sphere has been rife with conversations about how sexual assault is handled terribly in the U.S. This is exactly why the cast of “Girls,” (Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet, Lena Dunham, and Jemima Kirke) are…

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How To Deal With Difficult In-Laws

Happy Wednesday, ladies! I started Hump Day off with my weekly parenting segment on Global TV. Today we chatted Monster Mother In-Laws. If you are currently dealing with Jane Fonda as your Monster-In-Law, I shared some tips and strategies. All jokes aside, if you struggle with difficult in laws, please tune into today's segment for tips on how to establish peace in the home. Direct link…

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On Aging and Worry…

By Annick Robinson Last week a salesman at an airport asked me to look in a mirror at his beauty kiosk, and worry about aging. I'm a mom, I pretty much worry professionally. These are just some of the things I worry about: I worry about my sons being healthy and happy. How disconnected this generation is. Bullies in school.…

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6 Secrets To Happier Living

Happy Hump Day! Happy International Day of Happiness Week! As a Certified Women’s Life, Business and Success Coach, I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years. I have always been fascinated by success and happiness, and what makes someone thrive. I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on…

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The Secret No One Talks About…

Let me preface this by saying, I am not a fitness trainer. I am not a health guru. Not a doctor. Not a physiotherapist. I am just a certified life coach and entrepreneur, and what I am saying today holds no scientific weight, nor any weight at all, you might say. It's merely based on my personal experience and perception. But…

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Swimming Upstream

Happy Monday, ladies! Home stretch to the holidays. Can you taste a complete and total rest in your near future? Even if you have just a few days off between Christmas and New Year's, I challenge you to maximize them. And when I say maximize them, I mean, can you challenge yourself to a complete and total unplug? Can you challenge yourself to actually…

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Single and Happy for the Holidays

By Arlene Dickinson I decided to share this because, well, it's the holidays. Enough said. I can't imagine I am the only woman over 50, not married or in a serious relationship, that has been told by some well-meaning friend that it would be so good for me to find someone. Find someone? Is there a specific spot that I…

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What’s It Going To Take To Make a Change?

Unless you've been living under a rock, there is no doubt that you've read about the mass shooting yesterday in San Bernardino. And while everyone seems to be weighing in on social media, updates like: 'Guns don't kill people, people kill people,' or '#GunControlNow,' whatever side of the fence you're on, this isn't a black and white concept. Especially when reports of "possible…

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How To Help De-Stress Your Teen and Turn Down the Academic Heat During Exam Period

On this morning's Global TV segment, I spoke all about upcoming December exams and shared tips and tactics on how to help our kids de-stress and thrive during this overwhelming period. Direct link to segment: http://globalnews.ca/video/2374921/how-not-to-stress-during-exams We are dealing with this now in our home as my 7th grader starts exams in two weeks. I have been taking my own advice, and guiding…

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