Category: Lifestyle

As an entrepreneur, you have to stay motivated and energized to make your business a success. Regular physical activity can help you reduce stress, stay motivated and be healthier. Below is an extract from Heart and Stroke Foundation publication “100 HEALTHY THINGS YOU CAN DO IN MINUTES.” Get Active Research shows that being physically active […]

Entrepreneurship can be taxing on our body and mind. Whether you are a start-up entrepreneur or a seasoned pro , we are juggling multiple priorities daily, which leaves most high-performers with depleting energy levels. Lack of energy is not just about being exhausted physically. It may also translate to mental lack of energy which may […]

Being productive should feel good. If you tend to procrastinate and worry about the things you feel you should be doing, it’s a sign that you may associate productivity with pain. Luckily, you can change your mindset about productivity and implement habits that make productivity enjoyable. Try these tips to maximizing your productivity: 1. Every […]

Decision-making is the fourth composite scale that contributes to emotional intelligence. This is about how we use the information our emotions provide to make decisions. These competencies make up the decision-making area of the model: Problem Solving Reality Testing Impulse Control How do you solve problems when your emotions are running rampant? Well you can’t […]

We know that women entrepreneurs sometimes downplay their strengths and their business successes for fear of bragging – but brag you must. Although women have made great strides, there is still a confidence gap. Several research studies show that women are less confident and less self-assured. According to world-renowned speaker and Impostor Syndrome expert Dr. […]

Growing up in Powell River, Joyce Carlson learned to read in nursery school because she wanted to know what all the squiggles were on the pages. By Grade 7 she hand wrote an entire paper and reproduced it on a Gestner machine. One of the other students had written beside her name that she would […]

Where do you work? Currently my ‘office’ is in the middle of a bustling coffee shop in Vancouver. There’s loud music playing, lots of conversation and I can hear the sounds of the espresso machine and cups clashing in the background. Maybe you’re in an office or, if you’re lucky, you’re working from a hammock […]

A song, a dance and inspiring personal stories! Stories of turning weaknesses into strengths, getting empowered, setting audacious goals, and overcoming barriers to reach those goals. This was my experience when I recently attended PowHERtalks in Vancouver, a well-attended event that featured women who spoke on a wide range of topics including leadership, business, sports, […]

Do you ever find yourself saying, “ I just can’t explain the way I feel”? Don’t worry because you are not alone. Emotions are a tricky thing and if they are not expressed appropriately; it will affect not only yourself, but also the people around you Self-expression is the second composite scale that contributes to […]

There is a myth that we should be able to do it all – grow business revenues by 25% year over year, keep all household affairs in order, bake from scratch, be involved in the community, and look fabulous at the same time, etc. What commonly happens though, is that we only realize we are […]