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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[CAMPUS TOUR] WESTERN UNIVERSITY

6000 eager first year students – can YOU remember what was happening in your life back then? 17, 18, 19 years old? how HAVEN’T you changed since those early days of school or career? There is something special about returning to your hometown, having done a 180 in your own life, giving guidance to people […]

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[CAMPUS TOUR] MCMASTER UNIVERSITY

  @oprah calls this a “full circle moment”. *exhale* – yesterday was the anniversary of my “worst day ever”. year by year, i have transitioned into a #survivor. 14 years now. unreal how my heart and life have been transformed….by starting with #selfcare and #selfforgiveness -   also yesterday McMaster University (s/o @mcmasteru @macssc ) #firstyear students invited me to Keynote and Q&A a conversation about #MentalHealth #ResponsibleDrinking and #Consent . […]

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#REPOST CTV OTTAWA MORNING LIVE – STUDENT SANITY SAVERS

    TOP TIPS FOR PARENTS:   1. CREATE OPPORTUNITIES TO LISTEN.   Scenic drives, yard work, sporting activities, after dinner walks are     a natural space to have a heart-to-heart dialogue. Ask questions about their fears, excitement, their goals and plans to achieve it. Aim to guide them via questions versus giving the answers.   2. […]

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BOOK LAUNCH – #MANHOOD

Fresh out the BOx!! Beyond proud to support @projectfword as the THIRD book #Manhood was launched today – a standing room only crowd, candid conversations and revelations, mentors, elders, mentees, sons, daughters, fathers… One speaker came right from the delivery room to help us celebrate… What this team is doing… has done… will create ripples that last lifetimes. Know […]

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