The words we speak matter. What do you say? Remember words have power The words we use every day either build us (and those around us) up or tear us down. We can create great joy with our words or great hurt, as I am sure you are aware. Words have power. As much as … Continue reading Words have power
How much do you spend on skin care? Have you ever calculated? The skin care industry in Canada reached sales of $1.8 billion in 2014 according to Euromonitor International. That is lots of lotion! What are you using on your skin each day? I used to use mainstream brands that cost a lot of money. … Continue reading Spring clean your skin care
You are at home, it’s the weekend, yet you are distracted. You want to focus on family and an email arrives that you feel you ought to deal with? What would happen if you didn’t respond now? Would you be willing to let it wait until a designated time? Would you be OK with turning … Continue reading Is it time for digital downtime?
The UN General Assembly has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. This is perfect timing, food costs are going up in Canada as there is no better way than to combat rising food costs with pulses. Beans, chickpeas, lentils and dried peas are commonly referred to as pulses. According to Pulse Canada pulses contain … Continue reading Combat rising food costs with pulses
The weather has been wet and grey, which is the perfect time to embrace some “hygge” each day. Here’s how to enjoy hygge in your life. Hygge (pronounced: “who ger”) is a fundamental part of Danish culture, loosely translated to “a comfortable feeling” rather than a specific act. Hygge is enjoyed all year round anywhere; … Continue reading Enjoy hygge in your life
The Canadian dollar is in a state — like you didn’t notice! How can one eat well on the same income when many items cost more? The key is to think local, seasonal, Canadian-grown and to be frugal and savvy. Here are some tips to beat rising food costs in Canada. Don’t shop when … Continue reading Tips to beat rising food costs