Good Habits

3 Habits To Break And 3 Habits To Make This Year

Alyson Jones | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Habits are habituated behaviours which are acquired by frequent repetition -- these "habits" then become a regular part of our functioning. These practices can slip into our lives without us even noticing as they feel so natural. It can be very difficult to give up or break a habit. We often hear people talking about wanting to break a bad habit, but we shouldn't forget that habits aren't always bad for us.

Good Habits: 10 Things You Can Do Each Morning To Feel Awesome

Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Business

If you dread mornings, you’re not alone; Googling “Dreading mornings” lands you 2.8 million page views. There are ways to turn that dread into t...

Easy and Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Jeffrey Schwartz | Posted 11.28.2012 | Canada Business
Jeffrey Schwartz

The average Canadian owes $1.54 for every dollar earned. Being debt-free or eliminating debt is more than merely a financial battle; for many, it's emotional, psychological and habitual. That's why learning smart spending habits is crucial from a young age. Getting your kids involved in financial planning and shopping gives them impactful, hands-on experience in budgeting. Here are some great tips to teach your younger and university-aged children to budget and save.

Is Your Child a Clark Kent or a Superman?

Ken Rabow | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

The truth is we are all superheroes waiting to discover the special gift we were given to make our mark in the world. For some reason, what we start off with is often the exact opposite of our superpower. These opposites are our own form of Kryptonite. We have to rise above our Kryptonite.

Four Steps to a Successful New Year in School

Ken Rabow | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

The new year is upon us and like Ebenezer Scrooge, we are not sure if it is the ghost of past, present or future school terms that shall be visited upon us. Here are four steps to guarantee a successful year. (Guarantee void where prohibited by over-achieving siblings who make others look bad no-matter-what.)