[VIDEO] CTV’S THE SOCIAL

Female Friendships Are More Important Than You Think Health Benefits? Imagine trying to make it through your dark chapters all alone. Girlfriends give us a sense of security, community, manage stress and encourage better physical and mental lifestyle habits. Is Platonic Possible? More men are realizing that women are more than a potential sexual conquest. […]

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[video] CTV’S THE SOCIAL – STOP PEOPLE PLEASING!

FULL VIDEO SEGMENT HERE:  http://www.thesocial.ca/video?vid=1087145 Defining the martyr complex If you know the term “people pleaser”, then you’re familiar with the martyr complex. By definition, it’s a person who will sacrifice his or her own needs to serve others, however it’s the instance of “I and only I can do this” that makes them feel […]

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[SPEAKING] WORKSAFE BC – WELLNESS WORKSHOP

#WorkplaceWellness is a buzzword and an initiative employers should take advantage of to improve their bottom line. Let the example of @WorksafeBC be your guide – Steven & Andy and the entire staff blew me away with the investment and offerings available for employees AND their families. A measly 9% of workers GLOBALLY have any access to #wellness services via […]

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[SPEAKING] NACA NORTHEAST CONFERENCE

  This past weekend was a milestone of sorts as I returned to the U S of A to teach an Leadership Development session for the members of NACA® Northeast [hundreds of college/university delegates representing institutions from Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and the Canadian Provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec].   I […]

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RECAP [VIDEO] CTV’S THE SOCIAL – PRIORITIZING SELF CARE

  http://www.thesocial.ca/wellness/health/how-to-make-self-care-a-priority all my tips up at  www.thesocial.ca   this is a question I get asked THEE MOST and I wanted to re-share this segment for those who missed it.     WHAT COUNTS AS SELF-CARE Self-care is making yourself a priority and the daily tasks, pleasurable. This is not luxury—it’s daily maintenance. Taking that […]

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[VIDEO & PRESS] WORKPLACE WELLNESS

DIGITAL VERSION HERE:  http://read.uberflip.com/t/41825-ignite   NSB gave me and the participants of Incentive Works (event professionals conference) and opportunity to shift gears into a conversation about Workplace Wellness. This was a short clip of a BIG conversation that I’m proud to be having!   How can things improve where you work?   Who was a […]

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NATIONAL SPEAKERS BUREAU – ENGAGE #NSBEST

                  People know me best for my campus presentations [2 consecutive National Awards for Best Lecturer!] and I have been thinking of a new way to serve my students as they move on in life. Workplace Wellness is an extension of and the bridge to a new […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] RED RIVER COLLEGE. WINNIPEG, MB

  The brilliant, thoughtful and dedicated staff who brought me out to Winnipeg, MB. A fantastic effort on your THRIVE Wellness Week!     24 hours. two talks. two campuses CTV Morning Live interview. making the most of every opportunity!  link to interview here: http://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=965847&binId=1.1164782&playlistPageNum=1 it’s truly a wonder what can come out of ONE conversation. After […]

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[PRESS] GLOBE & MAIL + #CANADA150

#Canada150 is prompting a national reflection & issues on race are not exempt. When asked by @passagescanada to contribute to a piece on race (because Ive lived in CDA & US) in @globeandmail, right away I thought, who am I to have a say?? But as a mixed race woman of colour with Black Canadian ancestry – I know […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY. NFLND

honestly, we forget how B I G Canada truly is!! after a 3 hour flight from Toronto to St. John’s (same as flying to Miami?!) i was hit in the face with sunshine and the fressssshest air my skin has ever felt. jellybean coloured row houses, the friendliest people…honestly… and that ocean. wow. Memorial University […]

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