Manage people? The Big Cheese? Read this.

I've been reading a lot about motivation lately. If you're in need of an interesting read, I suggest Drive by Daniel Pink. It's well-written, well-researched, and engaging. For quite some time (a seriously long time), employers and managers have utilized the stick and carrot method to get people to do things. Do something right, you … Continue reading Manage people? The Big Cheese? Read this.

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What if money didn’t matter?

I watched a short, yet very profound movie this morning that begs the question, "What would you like to do if money were no object?" The narrator explains that he regularly poses this question to students wrapping up a degree who are unsure of what they want to do. He asks them "how would you … Continue reading What if money didn’t matter?

Book Review: Stress Solutions for Pregnant Moms

Don't get excited folks, I'm not pregnant. I wrote a post during the summer on the topic of healthy fetal brain development and shortly thereafter was contacted by a publicist to review this particular book. As the title suggests, this book is directed at pregnant moms. Midway through the book, I came to the conclusion … Continue reading Book Review: Stress Solutions for Pregnant Moms

How to relieve low back pain

My back and hip flexors have been in agony lately. It's not as though I am living an overly active life at the moment - I skied on the weekend, run 2 times per week, and get to the gym for weights at least 1-2 times. If I'm lucky, I'll get some Zumba in as … Continue reading How to relieve low back pain

Skiing burns how many calories?

Winter is upon us...well, in more northern parts of Canada. For some, i.e. my family, it is still a balmy 15 degrees. Add a negative to that number and you've got a taste of what we're being hit with out west and slightly to the north. This weekend we went skiing. That's right, it's ski … Continue reading Skiing burns how many calories?

Smartphone Apps – Could they be life saving?

Are you the proud owner of a Smartphone? If so, you are part of the Canadian majority with approximately 54% Canadians owning one of these ego-boosting, ever-useful, shiny hand gadgets. We've come along way in a short period of time. In 1995, my family was exposed to the world wide web - a very exciting … Continue reading Smartphone Apps – Could they be life saving?

Tell me, what’s your favourite position?

I am referring to weight-lifting position, just in case you needed some clarification... Typically, I provide you with a Wednesday Workout tip, yet I am in need of some inspiration. I am asking you, my wonderful readers, what exercises, routines, activities you have been doing to stay fit and healthy. Feel free to comment on … Continue reading Tell me, what’s your favourite position?