Wellness Blog

Monthly Archives: May 2017

Positivity

The key to success? Happiness!

Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage suggests that most of us become caught in a trap because we are waiting to be successful so we can then be happy.  What does that mean?  It means a lot of us never feel like we can arrive at being happy because we have not yet reached… Read more »

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summer holiday

8 Tips to Have a Great Summer Holiday On Budget

Although we want to give ourselves and our family members a fun vacation, it can take a lot of planning and creativity to do it on budget. Carizon Credit Counsellors have these suggestions. Sit down with your family and talk about what you want to do for your vacation. This is a great way to… Read more »

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sad girl

Help Children Cope with Parental Separation & Divorce

Divorces have more than tripled in Canada since 1970. Separation and divorce is difficult and painful for all members of the family. Joint custody arrangements have become standard so children remain connected to both parents, but success requires that both parents are child-focused, committed to parenting, cooperating, respecting each other as parents, and remaining emotionally… Read more »

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managing change

Tips to Manage Change When Life Throws You a Curve

Our lives are constantly changing – getting married, moving to a new home, starting a new job, having a new baby, facing an empty nest, retiring – all of these changes happen to most of us. There are simple, normal, everyday changes that have to be faced – just getting older, or even, to a… Read more »

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Senior woman

Are You Ready for Retirement?

In order to live the life you dream of in retirement, it is important to plan ahead and be ready. Due to growing elderly populations and changing economic trends, we cannot depend only on government social services, such as the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security for our future financial security. Everyone needs to… Read more »

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