INTERVIEW: Erica Diamond Sits Down With Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

It is exactly five years ago that I sat down with The First Lady of Canada, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and exactly one year since her husband Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister. Out of all the interviews I have done over the years with incredible women, this one remains my favorite, so I have reposted our interview today in honor of both anniversaries. I texted…

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23 Productivity Tips That Will Actually Make You Happier

By Larry Kim These productivity techniques will keep you on track and happy. 1. Turn Off Alerts It’s terribly tough to get into your Zen zone when your phone is buzzing every few minutes. Depending on how chatty your phone is, you may get notifications for everything from emails to retweets. It’s essential you shut these notifications off! Trust me, you’ll see…

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New Study: Anxiety Hits Women Hardest and 3 Quick Ways I Hit Back Harder and Won

By Lindsay France Anxiety has a favorite host: females who live in North America. Are you surprised? I’m not. According to a new study published in Brain and Behavior magazine, scientists compared nearly 50 notable scientific papers on anxiety from around the world. Females and people in areas of high population showed time and again to produce higher rate of…

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The Closing of Suicide Prevention Month: A Story

By Doug Segal This is my brother, Dan's story. Please read. Please share. Let's keep the conversation regarding suicide and mental illness going, or at least, let's try to get it started. Thank you. #missyoudan On July 24th, 2015, I lost my little brother, Dan - my only brother, and also, my best friend - to suicide (by way of depression).…

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7 Mobile Apps and Quiz For Work-Life Wellness

Work-life balance is something many of us strive for, but it’s often hard to know if we’ve made it there. Are we balanced? Can we juggle career and our responsibilities at home, giving them both the love and attention they require? Yesterday on Global TV, I shared some awesome apps that can help us bring calm and balance into our lives. You…

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#ManOffTheFence: Smashing The Stigma of Addiction

By Dan Shiff My name is Dan and I am an addict. Whenever asked, I am happy to share about what happened years ago and what life is like now. My mom brought me to Montreal shortly after being born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For all of my Freudian therapy over the decades, the only “traumas” I have been able to identify…

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September is National Yoga Awareness Month

By Natalie McLennan Yoga is powerful. Yoga saved my life. I was born in Montreal, Canada. My mother raised my older brother and I. My father was not present in my life. I felt intense emotional pain and stress from a very young age. As a single-parent family, we struggled financially. My mother worked very hard and loved me very much,…

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PTSD: I Will NEVER Remember

By Melinda Cochrane It was after a late term miscarriage that I began to feel a fear that I could not explain or justify. I was afraid. I didn’t feel safe and I began to distance myself from everyone. I went to a doctor to ask what was wrong. She could not exam me without me being absolutely terrified. It…

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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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Great Summer Reads for Women!

Summer is the perfect time to take a break, lay out in the sunshine and get into a great book. On last week's Global TV segment, I shared eight great summer reads. In the fall, I had included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, and a heart-pounding thriller. For the summer though, I kept it a  little lighter. We don't have to…

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