Daddy-Daughter Time

Since Kindergarten I have been walking my daughter to and from school on most days throughout the school year. Over the years I have come to love this daddy-daughter time.  Sometimes we’d just walk and not say anything, while other times we’d talk the whole way. We’d talk about pretty much everything.  We’d stop and listen to the birds in the spring or take in the colours of the fall. We’d wait for the fountain to come on as we passed by. We’d catch up with classmates and their parents along the way but usually it was just the two …

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Why You Need A Social Media Detox And How To Do It

A social media detox might be in order… When you wake up in the morning and checking email or your favourite social media news feed is the first thing you do If you find yourself lying in bed staring at a screen just before you go to sleep If text alerts or the various notification alarms going off all day trigger a Pavlov’s dog type of response and you must instantly check and respond When the thought of being unplugged, even for a short while, causes a near panic attack! Is social media and technology taking over your life? Does it …

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Can’t Find The Time?

Are you stressed for time and feeling the need to begin being healthier and more active BUT are so busy you can’t see how you’ll fit it in? Does your work day start early, end late, and never seem to slow down? Are the demands of your business causing you to “bump” exercise from your schedule more often than not? Do your kids activities demand significant transportation services and supervision from you? Is your spouse equally as busy and unable to alleviate any of your time stress? Do you often find yourself saying “once I complete _____, then I’ll be …

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5 Ways to Avoid Burnout

By being hyper focused on and super excited about your business, you can find it very hard to avoid burnout. In getting started in business or in re-creating your business for substantial positive growth towards entrepreneurial freedom I have used this quote often; “Entrepreneurship is living a few years of your life like most people won’t, so that you can spend the rest of your life like most people can’t.” Unfortunately there can be a high price to pay if you develop a habit of non-stop working in a highly stressed state that continues throughout your career. Often you feel external pressure to continue …

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