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Leah Morrigan

Men's Image Consultant & Writer

Leah is the first woman in Canada to specialize in men's image. Her background in costume and fashion design enables her to bring out and celebrate her client's authentic selves. She is fortunate to publish her work in the Huffington Post and other online news media to spread the joy of image, colour, wardrobe, and all things masculine.
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Copper Is Worth Its Weight In Gold

Copper has been in use by humans for about 10,000 years and without this incredible metal, society could not possibly be what it is today. With a vast amount of uses, copper is antimicrobial, corrosion-resistant, and a superior heat and electricity conductor that has revolutionized technology and our modern way of life.
03/30/2017 11:59 EDT
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The Growth Of The Online Mattress Industry

The North American sleep industry is being turned on its head. Traditional brick-and-mortar coil mattress bed stores now compete with a growing online mattress trend driven by sleepers who research their buying decisions and make purchases based on social media and online reviews, and not by awkward 15-second lie-downs on bare mattresses in public.
03/16/2017 04:27 EDT

Stellar Results With Soft Skills

Imagine what it would be like to feel confident and knowledgeable about the work you do because your boss keeps you well-informed about your job and the goings-on at your company. Imagine working for...
06/14/2016 06:57 EDT
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How We Can Cure Noise Pollution

Hearing loss, also known as permanent threshold shift, is "a sudden or gradual permanent shift in the auditory threshold caused by noise exposure, age, disease, or drugs (e.g. did you know that the chemicals in cigarettes are actually linked to hearing loss?). Our world is inundated with noise pollution and it seems that no one is left untouched.
04/21/2016 03:37 EDT
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St. Patrick Actually Wore Blue, And Other Facts History Got Wrong

When you think of St. Patrick, the man who brought Christianity to Ireland, what do you see? A man with a white beard in green clerical robes, wearing a mitre, carrying a crook? This is the commonly recognized version of the saint but it turns out that much of his costume has been appropriated from different time periods and is not necessarily true to the period in which St. Patrick lived.
03/17/2016 11:11 EDT
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Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

"Men confuse "nice" with "weak" and this is the problem," says First Gentleman, Zacchary Falconer-Barfield. "Being nice is being polite and respectful; someone willing to compromise. Being weak is lacking in self-confidence, but this is a temporary state of being, and it's all in your head."
11/16/2015 06:16 EST
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Why I Started Seeking Natural Alternatives to Anti-Aging Treatments

Some people inject food poison bacteria into their face; we do chemical peels that make our skin burn and we continue to invest in commercial creams and lotions that claim to reverse aging. I'm certainly not going to judge anyone for wanting to retain their youth, but I believe there have to be better options like natural, effective, cruelty-free alternatives to costly and possibly dodgy chemical concoctions.
10/13/2015 12:10 EDT
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The Fear of Being Alone Has Ruined Modern Dating

Embittered by their experiences with rejection, a few men have made businesses out of their hate-on for women and encourage other men to channel their anger and treat women as non-humans; commodities to be consumed -- but without taking stock in themselves. Men may not consider the tricky social position women find themselves in: we're the targets of constant male attention, desire, and sometimes aggression. This puts us into a state of defensiveness (self-preservation) or what "pickup artist" Julian Blanc calls the "bitch sheild."
06/09/2015 01:04 EDT
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How to Sleep With Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disruption that stops people from breathing at night and thus prevents a restful night of sleep. It is a condition much more serious than chronic fatigue and daytime sleepiness--sleep apnea can actually kill.
06/06/2015 08:44 EDT
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You Don't Have to Suffer From Sleep Disorders

How many of you are aware of what you do when you sleep? Do your partners tell you that you snore or stop breathing? Snoring and sleep apnea are types of sleep disturbances that prevent a sufficient amount of oxygen to the brain and can result in chronic fatigue, depression, irritability, and daytime sleepiness.
05/19/2015 05:34 EDT