Fitness Doesn't Take a Vacation Because You Do

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Travel
Kathy Buckworth

"But I'm on vacation!" This is just one of the excuses we give ourselves when we decide to forfeit our fitness routines while traveling. But whether you're traveling for fun or for work, it can be one of the best times to change or ramp up your exercise.

13 Basement DIYs That Will Leave You Feeling Organized

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.17.2015 | Canada Living

Learn how to make the most of your empty space.

8 Tips for Parents to Conquer Back to School

Sandi Richard | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Parents
Sandi Richard

While this time of year can be overwhelming, Sandi Richard, has expert tips on how she managed back to school with her seven (yup, that's correct) kids! Her advice to parents is simple. You are in the driver's seat and if you commandeer a few little tricks -- you've got this!

Organize Your Pantry to Get the Most Out of Your Kitchen

Lindsay Jang | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

So before you get ahead of yourself with all of your healthy eating plans and goals, take this first step. Throw on some tunes and carve out one hour, really, that's all you need. You'll be so happy you did it. Like anything else it really helps to have a game plan. Here are some tips to get it done.

5 Ways to Make Summer Last All Year Long

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

Just about now you've hit your summer groove: maybe it includes less demanding work days, more relaxing social outings and longer nights spent nurturing your soul with "me" activities. Stress levels tend to drop in the summer months, and overall we have a sunnier outlook (pardon the pun).

7 Tips to Transition Your Kid From Summer to School

Alyson Jones | Posted 08.21.2015 | Canada Parents
Alyson Jones

The reality is that every season has its beginning and end and our summer is much closer to the end now than the beginning. So, how do we transition ourselves and our children from the summer into the school year without it diminishing our last couple of weeks of freedom?

5 Reasons to Start a Non-Profit Organization Before You're 20

Kourosh Houshmand | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada Impact
Kourosh Houshmand

Age is a game and tricky one to master -- as a young professional, there are times where youth plays to your advantage and other times where it does not. In the startup not-for-profit (NFP) world however, youth is becoming an increasingly advantageous asset.

How Writing it Down Helps Get it Done

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Business
Eileen Chadnick

Overwhelm is a complex and multifaceted affair. We need many strategies and approaches to deal with the volume, pressure, complexity of today's work and lives. Including super basic ones like the to do list.

Three Ways to Spread Positivity

Deri Latimer | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Business
Deri Latimer

We are all part of an ecosystem -- several, actually. Our families, communities, schools and workplaces are all environments of which we are a part. We affect, and are affected by, everything else that is a part of each ecosystem.

5 Ways To De-Clutter Your Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 05.29.2015 | Canada Living

It's hard to get rid of the things you love, but what about those things you don't use anymore? In the video above by Deco Bliss, host Anna William...

Spring "Clearing" Tips From The Professionals

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada Living
Professional Organizers in Canada

It's April! Time to say goodbye to the cold winter weather and hello to springtime, spring flowers and spring cleaning (and clearing). Once you've tackled the dusty drapes and cleaned behind those hard-to-reach spots, it's time to think about clearing out the clutter and organizing your space.

The Best Tool This Mom Has in Her Arsenal? Post-it Notes

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

My life as a working mother is dependent on Post-it notes. Put chicken in Crock-Pot. Pick up after band 4:30. Fill in hot lunch order. These bright sticky notes are literally strewn all over my desk. I shudder to think what would happen to our life without them.

10 Tips to Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

Alyson Jones | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

As the warm weather returns the windows are being thrown open to let the fresh air in again, and with this breath of fragrant air comes the chance to put our homes and our lives in order. Here are some tips for how to utilize spring as an opportunity to de-clutter both the physical and emotional worlds.

10 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Tiny Space

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.12.2015 | Canada Living

Just because you're confined to a small space, it doesn't mean you have to live with little. When faced with limited living space, Apartment Thera...

Is Your Stuff Bringing You Down? Get Rid of It!

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 01.11.2015 | Canada Living
Sarah Vermunt

This weekend I got rid of about 20 per cent of the crap in my closet. And it felt FAN-FUCKING-TASTIC. Included in the purge: every pair of high heels that hurts my feet, anything beige, a briefcase that I hate, and pretty lace underwear that I love but is TOO SMALL. Because, really, who needs a daily reminder that your ass used to be smaller?

Why Schmoozing Works, However Bad It Feels

University of Toronto News | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Living
University of Toronto News

Significantly, people who had more power in the office were less likely to report feeling dirty when it came to networking, and engaged in it more often. That effect can make it harder to penetrate existing power structures, because it means those already in power are more comfortable with networking and continue to reinforce and advance their positions.

How To Find A Place For Everything In Your House

CP | Megan Cole, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.27.2014 | Canada Living

VICTORIA - There's more to cleaning a home than scrubbing floors and dusting shelves — organization is a key step too.Kyla Rozman, owner of Vancouve...

10 Last Minute To-Dos for Back to School

Andrea Traynor | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living
Andrea Traynor

It's senior kindergarten. My son is five. We don't need calculators or binders. Heck, we don't even need pencils or paper. So why have I got this feeling in the pit of my stomach that I've forgotten something? And now I'm writing this post as my to-do list as we ease back into the routine in which most kids thrive and most parents rejoice. Maybe it'll help you, too.

To-Do Lists 101: Getting the Most Out of Your Lists

Darlena Cunha | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Living
Darlena Cunha

I've never been very good at making lists. When I have been able to convince myself to make a list, it was rare that I was able to follow it -- until I became a stay-at-home mom. Sometimes a list can really help slow down the whirlwind. Here are some list tips from a person who doesn't do lists.

13 Professional Tips to Stay Organized for Life

Jill Pollack | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada
Jill Pollack

Think of your home as an extension of your body. Do you want to be fit? You have to work out. Do you want to have a streamlined and organized life? You have to do a "stuff workout" on a regular basis. I wish there was a magic bullet. Believe me. But I can't think of many more things more fulfilling than knowing where everything is and knowing that everything you have is something you want and need.

Closet Organizing Ideas for Small Spaces

Andrew Neary | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Style
Andrew Neary

Being organized is not everybody's strong-suit. Some find it more difficult than others to constantly clean and organize a closet. It becomes even more difficult when you have a small house and limited closet space. Here are tips to help you have that neat and perfect closet which draws everyone's attention.

7 Ways to De-clutter Your Bathroom

Andrew Neary | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Living
Andrew Neary

You probably feel that your bathroom looks smaller than it was when you first moved in. A clutter-free bathroom looks more spacious and gives a fresh feeling. Make your bathroom look more spacious, and reinstate the peace that the area should bring to you, with these tips.

How Disorganization Is Costing You Time and Money

r/ally | Posted 06.22.2013 | Canada Business

I used to laugh at the hyper-efficient, categorizing them as pitiful OCD sufferers, but frankly the chaos produced by my personal lack of organization threatens to undermine my productivity on a regular basis. One study indicated that employees lose 76 hours per year as a result of disorganization.

Top Tips for a Gorgeous Garage

Erika Veh | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Living
Erika Veh

Let's pay some homage to the garage. The one room that we tend to fill to the brim with everything under the sun -- sometimes never to be found again. The garage typically gets demoted to the bottom of the pile in terms of design, organization and priority. You don't need a professional organizer or designer if you follow these simple steps.

The Role Of The Informal Network

Dr. Curtis L. Odom | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada
Dr. Curtis L. Odom

If you have been kind enough to follow my blog, you will then know that I have talked about this phenomenon in the past. However, an article by John K...