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How To Increase Your Creativity and Keep Your Brain Sharp

3 Uplifting Activities You Need To Start Doing Today To Increase Your Creativity and Keep Your Brain Sharp   Tee is my online accountability partner. We met during an online workshop. We think alike. We both want women to live their dreams while making a...

Job Search Services frustrate unemployed workers

If Disneyland is billed as “The Happiest Place on Earth,” Employment Centres are often the exact opposite. Current job search methods are just not working for many unemployed workers. I’ve been listening to interviews with laid-off workers who are used to working...

3 Growing Trends in Life & Work

There are three main areas we’re making changes in: Lifestyle Increasing numbers of Boomers are choosing lifestyle first – then career. Living in conscious alignment with our values is a growing choice. There’s a shift in consumerism. The voluntary simplicity movement...

How events from 2015 will likely impact 2016 & beyond

Three recent events give me hope for the future. 1] The Paris talks on climate change are a signal that we are undergoing transformation. The World Climate Summit reintroduced us to our need to preserve Mother Earth. We all have a role to play that will collectively...

Yes, Dear Author, You Do Need a Budget!

Guest Post by: C. Fong Hsiung I met Fong Hsiung in an online writer’s group. I didn’t realize at the time, that she is also an accountant. She has both a preference for words and a gift with numbers. Solopreneurs, including Authors, often need help with bookkeeping...

Lost On the Road to Simplicity

  The image above is one I cherish. My husband, Tony took this photo when we were in the California desert. I love its simplicity! I’d envisioned it as a touchstone for me. Somehow, I got lost on the Road to Simplicity. In January of 2015, my word for the year was...

Resumes are dead!

It’s surprising the number of resume-writing services still peddling their wares. If you’ve been in the career counselling field as long as I have, you’ll know resumes have not fulfilled most people’s dreams. We don’t live in the past. A resume is focused solely on...

Celebrate Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice marks our shortest day and longest night of the year. It’s a time of rebirth and transformation. Say goodbye to the old to begin anew. There is a spiritual significance to the Winter Solstice that can be traced back to ancient beliefs. It was...

Following the Dream

I met Darlene on Gabriola Island when she was visiting her daughter, just before she and her husband moved from Canada to Spain. I’ll let Darlene tell you about her new lifestyle in her own words. Her travels inspire the children’s books she writes. See...