It seems that Canada's work-life balance is out of kilter, based on a recent poll featured in the Globe and Mail. At least most Canadians polled are familiar with the term work-life balance. Apparently only 10% of Japanese workers are familiar with the term. The Japanese culture places great emphasis on work ethic. Not to … Continue reading Karoshi. Death by Overwork.
Yesterday was the first full day of sun that Calgary has had in over a week. A week doesn't sound long but trust me, it is. Apparently in order to stimulate the production of vitamin D (yes, your body actually produces it) you need around 5-30 minutes of sun exposure two times per week. As … Continue reading Mr. Golden Sun, where are you?
Not going to get your teeth professionally cleaned as often as you should? Do you wonder why you even go? Ever found out the answer? Well to sum it up there are over 400 types of bacteria in your mouth. Some are good for your body and some are very bad. Bacteria that is not … Continue reading Flossing Much?
I am doing some reading on motivation for my upcoming book (yes, book...if I tell people, I am more likely to get it done). I just finished the book The Life You Want by Bob Greene and while little lengthy, he and his team provide the reader with some useful information, tips, and next steps. … Continue reading The Fear of Success (yes, success)
No, not orange juice or beer. I am also not referring to the 'juice' in cars (aka, gas...my dad's slang, in case you're wondering). I'm referring to energy. Seriously, I can't believe it's only Wednesday. It's been a busy week at work, I haven't managed to exercise, and am in need of my monthly B12 … Continue reading It’s Wednesday and I’m Out of Juice (On Work/Life Balance)
The Globe and Mail is offering up some interesting exercise advice this morning - how to squeeze in a workout during your bathroom break. I want to preface that I am a big advocate of fitting in exercise into your daily routine, but this is a stretch, even for me. Running or biking to work, … Continue reading Pushups & Pee?
Good morning! Ever get tired of the same old exercise routine? I do. After about 2 days of doing the same thing, I need to switch it up (yes, I have a short attention span). This guy, Michael Darren (I assume...don't know him personally) put together a video of 21 different moves that you can … Continue reading Wednesday Workout Tip: Try Out His Sweet Moves