Month: March 2016

How To Stop Being BUSY and Start Being PRODUCTIVE

How To Stop Being BUSY and Start Being PRODUCTIVE

How often do you end the day lamenting “I was busy, but what did I accomplish?” Do you spend much of your day slacking off, procrastinating or ticking off an endless list of tasks that makes little difference to your output or happiness?

As a copywriter, I have to constantly be across new industries and trends at expert level to give insider topics the same seamless depth as my aptly versed, experienced clients. As content marketing grows in popularity, my days are increasingly spent lost in complex readings about the banking and governance sectors – along with the actual writing, extra-curricular volunteering, semi-livable housekeeping and experimenting with dinners that don’t kill my husband.

Skype, FaceTime, Privacy and Our Kids

Skype, FaceTime, Privacy and Our Kids

Do you own an IPhone?

Do you own an Ipod?

Do you own an Ipod Touch?

Do you own an Ipad?

Do you own a computer?

Would you allow a boy in your 14-year old daughter’s bedroom at night alone with the door closed?

My guess is, you answered “NO” to the last one.

While sitting in a meeting last week, a girlfriend of mine had a pressing issue she wanted to discuss. No, it had nothing to do with our school meeting, it was more 5 women sitting in a kitchen with our ‘mommy hats’ on.

6 Secrets To Happier Living

6 Secrets To Happier Living

Happy Hump Day! Happy International Day of Happiness Week!

photo cred: livehappy.com
photo cred: livehappy.com
As a Certified Women’s Life, Business and Success Coach, I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years. I have always been fascinated by success and happiness, and what makes someone thrive. I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on the topic many times. Based on my research, and based upon my own personal experience as a life coach, mother, wife and career woman, here are 6 Secrets To Happiness in honor of National Day of Happiness this week. There are many more, but in true TV nature, I only get 5 minutes each week to pack it all in. I’d love to know your secrets, and I’d love you to share them below.

Celebrities Speak Out On Fame and Materialism

Celebrities Speak Out On Fame and Materialism

“I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” – Jim Carey

If you have exactly six minutes and 56 seconds to spare you in your day today, let it be to watch this. A very powerful montage of celebrity sound bites on their rise to the top, and what it actually looks like from up there.

I have only one thing to say: Lady Gaga is just everything in this video. She is.

Exciting Initiatives With @LeChateauStyle!

Exciting Initiatives With @LeChateauStyle!

I am proud of a few things today.

First, it’s no secret that I am the proud LE CHÂTEAU Brand Ambassador, wearing their amazing, stylish clothes, shoes, coats and accessories pretty much everywhere I go, for both work and play. As part of my job, I’m here to share the incredible work and initiatives coming out of this Canadian pioneering company.

But first let’s pause for a moment over these LE CHÂTEAU shoes. Love!

International Women's Day: 20 Inspirational Quotes To Celebrate Women

International Women’s Day: 20 Inspirational Quotes To Celebrate Women

Today, March 8th, marks the 105th anniversary of International Women’s Day, a day that honors the fight for our rights as women– to end hunger, end poverty, end domestic violence, fight for gender equality and rally around each other as women.

You all know how much I love a great quote, but I have never put together a compilation of all of my favorites in one post. On this day, on this blog, over the years, I have honored different women for #IWD. I have spotlighted trailblazing women (both known and unknown), but today I will keep it simple. I would love to share a page full of my favorite inspirational quotes for women.