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Natasha Koifman is the President of NKPR, a highly regarded full-service public relations, artist management and digital agency, representing over 30 national and international brands with offices in Toronto and NYC. Natasha is renowned for being a lifestyle trend forecaster, sharing insight on life, style and success as well as a pop-culture, branding and celebrity commentator. Natasha is regularly featured for her expertise in notable outlets such as Entertainment Tonight, the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail, Marketing Magazine and many more.

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Celebrate International Women's Day With These Inspiring Words

(2) Comments | Posted March 7, 2017 | 3:01 PM

Women inspire me every day. I am surrounded by women at my work and I have amazing female friends and clients. This International Women's Day asks us to #BeBoldForChange, to create a more equal and inclusive world. We all have the power to be bold and inspire change within ourselves...

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The Christmas-Hanukkah Overlap Gives Me Hope For A Better 2017

(1) Comments | Posted December 22, 2016 | 10:45 AM

It has been a difficult year -- the long, bitter American election seemed to further divide an already divided country, and the negativity seeped into Canada. The Brexit vote shook the European Union and the crisis in Syria shows no signs of resolution.

In a rare occurrence, Christmas Eve...

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The Importance Of Having A Mentor

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2016 | 9:37 AM

If you're lucky, you've had at least one great mentor in your life -- that special person who has inspired and encouraged you to be the best version of yourself, take risks and not be afraid to chase success.

If you're really lucky, you've had a few -- maybe your...

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Moving In Together - It Isn't Always 50/50

(0) Comments | Posted October 11, 2016 | 1:39 PM

Some couples make a very conscious decision to move in together with lots of discussion, negotiation and planning before the big "move in" day. The planning can take months if not years. Or in my case, it just happened, seemingly overnight.

One night a month into our relationship, my boyfriend...

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Are You Settling In Life?

(2) Comments | Posted August 23, 2016 | 12:12 PM

Can I ask you a personal question? Are you settling? In your love life, are you settling for something that is okay rather than striving for something that is extraordinary? Have you ever, in the stillness of a date night or on the morning of New Year's day gotten a...

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Let More Joy And Play Into Your Life

(0) Comments | Posted August 9, 2016 | 10:12 AM

Speaking at the Toronto Arts Foundation Awards earlier this spring, Mayor John Tory said, "We don't spend enough time talking about the things that bring us joy." I totally agree! I'd add that we don't spend enough time doing the things that bring us joy.

This hit home for me...

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For A Happier Relationship, Lead By Example

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2016 | 3:46 PM

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If you're like many couples, there may be things that your partner does or doesn't do that bother you. Maybe you wished he would eat better. Instead of kale salad (your 'go to' lunch) he typically has burgers and fries. Or perhaps you...

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Can Privacy And Social Media Coexist?

(0) Comments | Posted June 23, 2016 | 12:29 PM

For anyone who follows me on Instagram, you'll know that I regularly post pictures from my professional and personal life. For me, both worlds are interconnected so it feels natural. In fact, I think that all my posts are personal because everything I do needs to feel authentic for me....

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Lessons From The Most Beautiful Women In The World

(4) Comments | Posted May 16, 2016 | 2:56 PM

Jennifer Aniston was recently voted People's 2016 World's Most Beautiful Woman. This is the second time that the hugely popular and likeable film star has made the list. Her first win was back in 2004. With her warm smile, toned body that seems to defy age, and famous...

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How To Survive A Breakup

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 3:56 PM

Of all the stresses we experience in life, a breakup is one of the worst. It shakes the foundation of your life at its core and shatters the world that you once knew, wreaking havoc on your mental and physical health. There's a reason they call it heartache!

As painful...

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How Empowerment Leads To Equality

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2016 | 10:35 AM

Let's all celebrate and salute the women who empower us!
March 8 is International Women's Day, our chance to celebrate the many achievements and contributions women are making around the world. There is a lot to celebrate, especially in Canada. Each year, women are gaining more ground on...

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The Falling Loonie: Who's Winning and Who's Losing

(6) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 9:08 AM

This column is a bit of a departure for me. I'm more comfortable writing about relationships, my favourite fashion designers, meaningful causes and consumer trends than interest rates but the Canadian dollar has been a hot topic of discussion pretty much every where I go when I am working in...

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David Bowie's Best Song Lyrics Remain As Meaningful As Ever

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2016 | 3:22 PM

Like so many others, I was saddened to learn about the death of David Bowie. When we lose someone, it makes you realize how much you value that voice until it's gone.

I grew up listening to Bowie's music and found myself in the days following his death turning back...

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Habits Of Happy People

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2015 | 2:51 PM

There's so much to worry about or be upset over lately, I feel the only way to fight it is with happiness and joy. What does it mean to be happy? To me, happiness is about feeling at peace. It's also about ensuring that I make the people...

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A Rebound Could Be What Your Breakup Needs

(0) Comments | Posted December 9, 2015 | 12:35 PM

I love love, so when I heard that Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani had gotten together, I was happy for them. Love is rare, so I celebrate it wherever it comes from. Blake and Gwen also reminded me of times in my life when I've been on the rebound. Opposites...

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Kindness Is The Best Gift This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 12:34 PM

Every day we see people in need, both here in Canada and elsewhere, and I feel like the spirit of giving is higher now than ever. It is my hope that the gift of giving back is something we're going to see a lot of this holiday season. From sponsoring...

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This Is What I Learned From A Social Media Break

(2) Comments | Posted October 23, 2015 | 12:33 PM

Over the past decade, social media has influenced our lives in so many ways. It's changed the way we work, the way we share information, the relationships we have, and the way we socialize. But did you know that our brains crave social interaction and being...

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How Would You Define Yourself in 5 Words?

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2015 | 5:04 PM

Like building a lasting relationship, maintaining our personal brand is something that we have to keep working on. We evolve through our experiences and interactions with others, and our personal brand evolves with us. This is why it's important to continually check in and re-evaluate how we define it.

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Your Destiny Is Determined by Your Decisions

(1) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 4:01 PM

"I do believe that one way to have a destiny is to choose one." Melinda McGraw

Like the quote above, I believe we have control over our destiny. Although the words "fate" and "destiny" mean similar things, to me they are quite different. Fate is what puts opportunities in front...

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Making Time for Self-Care Isn't Selfish

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 5:16 PM

If you're like me, you have a hard time saying no. I've written about the power of "no" before, how it helps you set boundaries and take back some of your time. But what about making time for yourself when you don't want to say no? How do...

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