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Erica’s Top 10 Favorite Products For a THRIVING Lifestyle

Happy September! I CANNOT believe Labour Day weekend has already passed. For me, this time of year symbolizes the end of summer. I welcome Fall... I love brisk walks in the park, the colorful trees, a great big cozy sweater, a pair of skinnies and a good pair of leather boots. But fall signifies the calm before the Montreal winter…

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Robin Williams and The Stigma of Depression

In light of yesterday's tragedy, I wanted to republish an older post on crushing the stigma of depression. I read online, "Maybe Robin Williams' legacy won't only be the humor he gave us. Maybe it will be that he brought depression to the forefront." It feels today as though a bright light has gone out. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="540"] Photo…

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22 Ways To Stress-Free Living and Uncluttering Your Mind

It's just about that time - the evenings are getting darker, earlier, the kids are prepping for back to school, summer feels like it's going by in the blink of an eye, and we're getting ready to put away our white skinnies. It's for this reason that I decided back in May, that this summer, I would come from a…

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Look UP

Take five minutes to watch this. You will not regret it. I saw this video ironically while having breakfast with my husband in Paris two weeks ago, and if I am to be honest, it stopped me dead in my tracks. It was a cold, harsh reality check that made me recognize some bad habits I have formed over the…

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8 Habits of Highly Successful Working Mothers

By Guest Blogger Liz O'Donnell The life of a working mother can be one of the most rewarding lifestyles a woman can choose. Modern women are lucky to have the opportunity to pursue both personal and professional fulfillment. But managing career and family can be incredibly challenging. Many women feel like there’s no end to their to-do lists and no…

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Journey Into Juicing

By Guest Blogger Joanna Barcessat I have always prided myself on being a strong, independent, courageous woman. It was the way I was raised. Or rather, it is the direct result of practically raising myself, with parents who were too busy “surviving,” to really pay attention. Either way, my two sisters and I only know from hard work and trudging…

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Forbes Women’s Summit: A 24 Hour Adventure! #RedefinePower

Sit back, relax and grab a coffee... this one's gonna be a longy! I am coming off a high from a 24-hour whirlwind adventure to New York City. I was honored to have received a special invite to be Moira Forbes' guest to the 2nd Annual Forbes Women's Summit celebrating the "Everything" of Entrepreneurship (my first love and passion). If you…

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New Research: The Secrets To Living Longer

So I've been thinking a lot about my health lately as I approach 40 and notice huge changes in my body. I was the girl you didn't like-- the girl who ate whatever she wanted and nothing would stick. Well, those days are now over and I have officially landed on planet earth to join the rest of the world.…

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Is Facebook Diminishing Your Self-Esteem… and Then Some?

By Guest Blogger Dr. Sheri Jacobson These days it's rare to meet someone who doesn't use Facebook. In ten years flat (Facebook was only born in 2004) it has become a normal part of most people's lives. 665 million daily, to be exact, which translates into more than one in every thirteen people on our planet. Given that our brains are…

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The ‘Mommy Juice’ Trend: Drinking To Relieve Stress

Last week, Maria Shriver had a very interesting segment on TODAY. It was called, The 'Mommy Juice' Trend: How Do You Know When You Have a Problem? "On some play dates these days, the clinking of wine glasses accompanies the laughter of children as parents relax with a drink while their kids frolic. For many moms, alcohol is a harmless…

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