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by / on March 24, 2015 at 4:42 pm / in CONFERENCE

LinkedIn: Beyond the Basics

If you really want to turbo charge your professional profile, LinkedIn is powering up the platform with the following tools and tricks: Know your audience.  Don’t just know who looking at your profile, but understand why. With LinkedIn analytics, you can see what actions lead to increased activity and profile views. Actions such as endorsements, shared content, and comments can [...]

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by / on March 3, 2015 at 12:59 pm / in FITNESS CLUB

Stress Distress

In about 8 years of working with clients in the capacity of personal trainer I have learned one thing for certain: most exercisers who face challenges with achieving sustainable results and with optimizing well-being are really under the thumb of one root cause – stress. To this day stress remains to be the main stumbling block to genuine health and [...]

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by / on February 12, 2015 at 2:59 pm / in DINING, Uncategorized

Photoblog: Play Gets Veggie With It

With ever-new twists on traditional pub fare and healthy dining options, Play Urban Cafe in Niagara-on-the-Lake has set lofty standards with its recent menu launch. Not only do comfy food faves like wings and tacos grace the menu alongside beyond-healthy dishes like Quinoa Power Bowls, Play is making waves with some seriously tasty vegan and vegetarian choices. Play doesn’t just [...]

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by / on February 2, 2015 at 4:07 pm / in SPA

Spa Gift Guide

So….you really blew the Christmas gift thing, huh?  How were you to know she’d find a weight-watchers membership insulting? And what woman wouldn’t want a Scumbuster to help her get all that soapy crud off the sides of the bathtub? It was hardly your fault – she’s just so picky. The good news is that you don’t have to live [...]

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by / on January 26, 2015 at 10:53 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Tennis Etiquette

While watching tennis recently, I began to think about the etiquette of tennis. Both the players and the spectators willfully abide by certain unwritten rules which are governed by the laws of etiquette. It really is a spectacular display of tradition in action, and tennis etiquette is truly something that sets the sport apart. Etiquette adds to the romance of [...]

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by / on January 8, 2015 at 12:16 pm / in DINING, HOTEL

The Wonders of Icewine

Sometimes, a little bad luck can be good fortune in disguise. That was certainly the case in the 18th century when a group of hapless German monks left the  bring in grape harvest a little late. An overnight cold snap froze every grape on the vines. Poor monks! Rather than lose their crop, the monks decided to try pressing the [...]

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by / on December 27, 2014 at 9:30 am / in FITNESS CLUB

Worry-Free Fitness

Now is a good time to get fit and be healthy, so don’t let the fear of being judged by fit people at your local gym keep you from working out. Taking care of your health is ultra important because a fit body allows you to experience all the exciting moments that life has to offer. You don’t have be [...]

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by / on December 17, 2014 at 4:21 pm / in CONFERENCE

LinkedIn: Not Your Momma’s Job Board

As a recovering entrepreneur and student of social media, I am keenly aware that LinkedIn is not something that any professional should ignore. LinkedIn is a powerful social selling platform and builder of Brand YOU. Whether you are selling yourself to a perspective employer, or ensuring that your network of colleagues and customers are close by at all times –  [...]

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by / on November 18, 2014 at 5:44 pm / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

Holly Jolly November

There I was…on November 13, innocently reaching for a jar of Ovaltine on the supermarket shelf when it hit me. I was singing “Holly Jolly Christmas.” Why? Because the Sobey’s in-store music system was pumping that peppy little holiday tune directly into my brain. Did I mention it was November 13?! Believe me when I tell you that I’m a [...]

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by / on October 31, 2014 at 11:14 am / in FITNESS CLUB, INSPIRE

Yoga Go Girl

I remember feeling somewhat awe-struck when a friend of mine posted this picture on my Facebook wall a little over a year ago. Granted, when she posted it, it was accompanied by a sassy comment about the pants having silicone grip to prevent me from falling on my face. While I was indeed intrigued by the grippy tights (she knows [...]

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