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Posts By: Carizon Staff

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5 Tips to Create Back to School Excitement at Work

Fall is the season of “back to school” and often means an exciting threshold for youth — new classes, new friends, new things to learn and do, and maybe new pencils, crayons, clothes and knapsacks. It brings a fresh start, the excitement of something different, room for self-reflection, and the potential for growth.  As we… Read more »

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Heading off to College or University? What You Need to Know!

Many young people are beginning their journey into post-secondary education. It is an exciting time of new-found independence, an energizing environment, endless possibilities, and the promise of additional experiences and friendships. It also can be a time of anxiety as expectations change, demands and challenges  intensify and an unknown world unfolds. Here are some tips for… Read more »

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4 Steps To Help You Plan Your Family Vacation

Whatever our walk of life, one thing we all seem to have in common is that we just can’t wait until it’s time for our next vacation. This is not surprising since, everyone, even children, benefit greatly from a much needed change away from the everyday, even if it’s for only a day or two…. Read more »

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12 Tips for Fathers Raising Daughters

On June 19th, we celebrate Father’s Day and the difference they make in the lives of their children. It’s important for fathers to have healthy relationships with both their sons and daughters. Dads make a difference! Here are some tips to help Dads raising daughters. PLANT THE SEED: Establish a strong relationship with your daughter in… Read more »

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Are You a Grad Heading Down the Post-Secondary Road?

If you are graduating from high school this June, you are most likely finishing your final exams and assignments, have sent your acceptance to a training/college or university program, and have a summer job lined up to help pay for tuition. You might not want to think beyond the upcoming summer, but, come September, as… Read more »

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University Students – Consider These Money-Saving Tips

Post-secondary education is an expensive pursuit, and costs are rising with each passing year. The average overall annual tuition cost for a Canadian university is around $5000, which is $20,000 over a four year degree. This does not include other costs, such as textbooks, supplies, renting an apartment, utilities and food. The numbers add up… Read more »

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Why You Need to Take a Vacation!

So often we feel we cannot get away from the job – work is busy and there is no one else that can do what we do. However, it’s when our work feels the most demanding that it is critical to take a break. Fatigue and chronic stress directly affect our resilience and mental capacities…. Read more »

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How to Avoid 3 Universal Relationship Blunders

In this day and age, we are aware that many of our intimate relationships are struggling and are in jeopardy. Therefore, the age old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” is equally relevant today as it was when the saying was originally coined. According to Stats Canada, approximately 38 %… Read more »

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