Social Life

How To Have A Social Life And A Career At The Same Time

Canadian Living | Jen Kirsch | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Living

Do you look at women who have both their work and social lives under control and find yourself asking, "How does she do it?" You can have that type of...

Do You Know The Social Media Secret?

Mitch Joel | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Living
Mitch Joel

The San Francisco based startup Secret (that was founded by two former Google and Square employees) is getting tons of attention, followers and fans. In short, you can write anything that's on your mind, add photos or colors to the background and customize this content while being able to share it, free of judgment, and without attaching any of your personal information or profile to it.

5 Mental Health Tips for Students

Roger Covin, Ph.D | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada Living
Roger Covin, Ph.D

University is stressful and students can develop mental health disorders at this time. In fact, the majority of these disorders tend to develop around this age group. Getting help early on for mental health problems is always a good idea. For example, it is ideal to prevent problematic shyness from becoming Social Anxiety Disorder and normal sadness from becoming clinical depression.

Social Media for Retailers: Instagram

Drew Green | Posted 10.23.2013 | Canada Business
Drew Green

If you follow me on Twitter, you're well aware that I am passionate about social media; it's part of what I do and an integral part of SHOP.ca's success. One platform I highly recommend and believe holds a lot of potential for e-commerce is Instagram. Here are my top reasons to get in Instagram.

What You Can Learn at the University of Social Media

Drew Green | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Business
Drew Green

"What do you want to do with your life?" It's a question that almost every young adult is faced with after graduating college or university. For some, the answer is simple: grad school, medical school, travel or volunteer. For many, the answer is unclear. With this in mind, young adults are asking: Do I need higher education?

Five Tips to Succeed as a Business Leader

Drew Green | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada Business
Drew Green

My journey has taken me everywhere, but one thing is for certain -- I always found myself doing what I wanted to do and more importantly, what I needed to do to get where I am. So, for those of you who are inspired to be a business leader or an entrepreneur, I leave you with some food for thought.

Social Media for Retailers: Pinterest-ing Retail Revolution

Drew Green | Posted 07.21.2013 | Canada Business
Drew Green

Pinterest may not claim Facebook-levels of users, but a few visionary retailers are using the hot social networking site to connect with their customers in a way that Facebook could only dream of. From Aritzia to eBay, Pinterest is offering the digital equivalent of window shopping for people around the world.

Life Lessons From My Twenties

Lisa Jackson | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Living
Lisa Jackson

When I was 20, I lived with my parents and didn't even have a driver's license. I've come a long way since then. I've travelled to 20 countries. And I'm still pursuing my dream of becoming a writer. Here are my life lessons from surviving my twenties.

Are You a Chronic Party Bailer? Leave the House!

Yummy Mummy Club | Posted 12.15.2012 | Canada Living
Yummy Mummy Club

It's not that we parents don't WANT to connect socially, to share a laugh, dip some chips, or put our keys in a bowl and take our chances. It's just that we're pooped. Dark under-eye circles, can't finish a sentence kind of exhaus...zzzzz. Do you phone up your host an hour before a party with some excuse to stay home? You may be a Chronic Bailer. It's a serious (and LAME) condition.

Reasons to Have a Dinner Party (Hint: They're Not Just for Guests!)

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 07.15.2012 | Canada Living
Kathy Buckworth

I had a dinner party this weekend. It was a Hunger Games themed dinner party which may or may not have included a "Pin the Arrow on Katniss's Face" competition. But not all dinner parties have to be that fancy.

Advice For My 20-Year-Old Self

Lisa Ng | Posted 12.20.2011 | Canada Living
Lisa Ng

Stop striving for perfection! You'll drive yourself crazy, you won't be able to stop and you won't enjoy being in the moment. A better goal is to aim to be happy instead of perfect. Perfection is overrated. If you ever attain it, you'll realize how empty it feels.

Why Facebook Shouldn't Replace Face-Time With Friends

The Huffington Post Canada | Martha Edwards | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada Living

Ladies, we need to get a life. No, seriously. Women are spending way less time on their social lives, according to recent figures from Statistics ...