Gps for the Soul

Why Positive Thinking May Prevent You From Winning

Elan Divon | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Living
Elan Divon

It's appealing to think we can control our lives by thinking positive. That's why so many people have bought into the law of attraction. Walk around with a sulk on your face and you'll draw angry people and crummy outcomes that mirror your inner states. If only life were that simple...

Would You Sleep In One Of These?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Travel

Weary workers in need of a quick nap can — if only for a brief time — check in for a 20-minute midday snooze at a new pop-up hotel in Toronto&ap...

The Technology of Tuning In

Michael Apollo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Michael Apollo

2013-10-09-ScreenSenseEnglish300.jpg Can we really create a technology that actually helps us tune in and support being mindful? And if it's possible, how could this impact our life and the lives of those around us? I believe it is possible. In fact, a mass movement has already started.

In Business, You Can Still Be Kind

Mitch Joel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Business
Mitch Joel

While the philosophy of why we work continues to evolve and modernize, it still feels like we hold on to the dogma of what business is supposed to be. Perhaps with all of this moral awakening, sharing on social media, connecting to others and events like Occupy Wall Street or the Arab Spring, we should be paying closer attention to the human bottom line rather than the financial one?

How Music Therapy Can Help You Heal

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.27.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Carolyn Williams sits by five-year-old Katherine Vitorino's hospital bed, strumming her guitar and singing a medley of songs. "This Old Man"...

Why Catching Zzzs Together Can Improve Your Health

2 For Couples | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada Living

We know that getting lots of sleep is good for you, but is getting lots of sleep with something else in bed with you even better? A new study s...

My Interview With Arianna Huffington

Erica Diamond | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Business
Erica Diamond

I am still on a high from meeting a true pioneer and leader in her field, Arianna Huffington. This woman is the real deal. When you talk to her, you can feel her energy. She gives you direct eye contact (which I love), a firm handshake, and lets you know she hears you. Arianna is open and oozes creativity. It is palpable.

How To Relax At Your Desk

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.24.2012 | Canada Living

It's not hard to imagine a circumstance at work in which your shoulders bunch up around your ears, your jaw clenches and your whole upper body feels l...