November 3, 2013

Howl-O-Ween Party at The Woof Dog Lounge & Spa

My furry son and I went to this super fun doggie party for a Halloween celebration. What a great group of people, with very creative costumes for their dogs –so cute! DeeOgee won a BIG gift basket for 1st place for his “Woody The Wiener” costume 🙂 Thank you to The Woof Spa Team  ~ Check out their site here   Tweet Share this:Facebook
November 2, 2013

Hunching Over Your Smartphone Is Draining Your Self-Confidence

New research from Harvard Business School shows that typing on tiny devices can make you feel less confident. Compared to people who spent a few minutes working on small, tablet-sized devices, those who typed on regular desktop computers were nearly twice as likely to speak up during an experiment that tested assertiveness. The desktop users also spent about 30% less time waiting meekly during a follow-up test that measured power and self-confidence, the research shows. […]
October 26, 2013

10 Life Lessons People Must Learn Before Turning 30

    1. Money will NEVER solve your real problems Money is a tool; a commodity that buys you necessities and some nice “wants,” but it is not the panacea to your problems. There are a great many people who are living on very little, yet have wonderfully full and happy lives… and there are sadly a great many people are living on quite a lot, yet have terribly miserable lives. Money can buy a […]
October 21, 2013

“Shrinking Women” poem by Lily Myers – (CUPSI 2013)

  Lily Myers, performing for Wesleyan University at the 2013 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.   She speaks of the pressure women feel to take up less space, to be small, to be quiet, and to eat very little. “Women in my family have been shrinking for decades.” “You have been taught to grow out, I have been taught to grow in. You learn from our father how to emit, how to produce, to roll […]
October 14, 2013

The Power of Gratitude; a powerful video on being thankful

Happy Thanksgiving to You! Here’s a beautiful video that I hope you enjoy as much as I do… Tweet Share this:Facebook
October 12, 2013

Hiking Up Cypress Mountain to Eagle Bluffs

A beautiful late summer day, the weather was gorgeous, so a couple friends and I decided to go for a nice long hike up Cypress Mountain. The hike starts at Cypress Mountain’s downhill ski area and then up the side of Black Mountain. Which is a new trail that was  developed in 2004 that is very well maintained, but really steep in some places. There are dozens of beautiful ponds and smaller lakes, as well […]
September 20, 2013

21 Habits Of Supremely Happy People

        Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.     In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: the pleasant life: in which you fill your life with as many pleasures as you can the life of engagement: where you find a life in your […]
July 26, 2013

8 Ways To Give Yourself Love

1. Say “I love you” more often…to yourself! 2. Take the time to explore and write down 10 things that you like about yourself. It can be anything, big or small. 3. Say “No” when you want to. Say it in a confident manner. Be firm, polite, respectful and do not be overly apologetic. This gives the signal that you are sympathetic, but will not easily change your mind if pressured. 4. Do something nice […]
July 17, 2013

Wiener Dog Races at Hastings Race Track

  This past weekend was my puppy DeeOgee’s 1st race. We attended the 2013 Wiener Dog Races at Hastings Race Track here in Vancouver. So much fun! There were 64 dogs racing in 8 different heats. It was awesome to see so many different variations of the breed. Lots of different sizes, colours and coats. I am a proud Mommy –my little guy came out of the gate first and straight for me, but stumbled […]