Honesty.

What Social Media Can Teach You About Living a Fuller Life

Kim Smiley | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living
Kim Smiley

Let me fill you in on a secret: It's because you are too busy focusing on you, your company and your brand. You. You. More you. Forget about yourself for a second. Focus on the scintillating stars around you. They are gorgeous, captivating and brilliant! There is so much to discover. It is there waiting, just like you. All you have to do is open years eyes, click and share.

A Woman's Guide to the Impostor Syndrome

Kim Smiley | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Living
Kim Smiley

I am not saying that we should not strive to be the very best people and professionals we can be. This is not a call to "lean out." By all means, let's strive to be amazing, but let's also aspire to be more gentle with ourselves and with others.

Woman Quits Lying For Two Years, But Would You Try It?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 08.18.2014 | Canada Living

Be honest -- could you last a whole day without lying? What about two years? In 1997's "Liar Liar," Jim Carrey's character struggled to stay hones...

These Two Words Can Jeopardize Your Relationship Forever

Tamika Schilbe | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Living
Tamika Schilbe

Often spoken with absolute authority, "I disagree" places itself firmly in opposition to the other. It carves an opinion in granite, hinting that further discussion is irrelevant. In personal relationships, these two words can instantly zap the life out of open communication. The opposite of "I disagree" is exploratory dialogue. Open discussion may create more connection.

How Honest Is Your Online Persona?

Tikva Hecht | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada Living
Tikva Hecht

Last week, the popular online dating site, Plenty of Fish, announced new features to try to weed out fake profiles. Whether you're for or against the gesture, it's difficult to think of the update as anything but that. We have become a society immersed in mass habitual tinkering in the gap between who we are and who we present ourselves to be, always at work on our personal "brand."

Love's Evolution Through Your Twenties, Thirties and Forties

Natasha Koifman | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

I have to admit, I am a through-and-through romantic and, although my love life has had its ups and downs (whose hasn't!?), I like Valentine's Day. But love isn't an easy concept. For me it's something that has changed as I myself have changed. In each relationship and decade of life, love plays a different role.

Do People Lie The Most In January?

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.17.2012 | Canada Living

Face it: you'll probably lie today. Maybe you'll lie to your co-workers about your after-work plans was or maybe you'll tell your partner that din...

5 Signs You Are Being Rejected

Nicole Forrester | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Living
Nicole Forrester

Many people have the tendency of falling for someone who isn't right for them or interested in them. You may call it human nature, but I call it denial. The truth of the matter is that oftentimes people are blowing you off.

6 Things Women Look for in a Man

Nicole Forrester | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Living
Nicole Forrester

Honesty is the glue that holds a relationship together. Even when it might not be the most pleasant news to tell a woman, it is better for a man to be open and honest than to tell a lie

How to Talk to Your Friends About Your Feelings

Marcia Sirota | Posted 11.25.2011 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

A few pointers on how to go about the scary business of confrontation: Most importantly, start by being affirming. Let your friend know how much you value the relationship, and that this is why you're sharing your concerns.