Is Work-Life Balance a Myth or a Reality?

Is Work-Life Balance a Myth or a Reality?

What’s the point of working so hard when you can’t take time to enjoy the fruits of your labour? Whether you’re an entrepreneur or work downtown in a corporate office, finding time for life in between work is vital for your overall health and wellbeing. But many people who struggle to carve out time wonder […]

3 Reasons Why Investing in Real Estate isn’t for Everyone

3 Reasons Why Investing in Real Estate isn’t for Everyone

Real estate investing takes hard work, proper management, and a decent tolerance for risk in order to be successful. If you want to invest in property and come out on top, you need to have a proper strategy in place. Here we’ll show you the three reasons why investing in real estate isn’t for everyone […]

5 Tax Refunds that Parents Can Take Advantage of

5 Tax Refunds that Parents Can Take Advantage of

Are you missing out on significant tax refunds? According to Turbo Tax, only seven percent of Canadians take advantage of childcare related tax credits. In fact, some people are missing out on up to $8,000 per year in rebates. To put more money back in your pocket and save thousands every year, here are five […]

5 Ways to Keep Eating Healthy When You’re Going Non-Stop

5 Ways to Keep Eating Healthy When You’re Going Non-Stop

Skipping breakfast, working through lunch, grabbing takeout for dinner, or doing all of the above are common habits for those who are constantly juggling a busy schedule. The truth is, these type of habits really aren’t doing yourself any favours. Your body and mind need the right nutrients and fuel to perform at their best. […]

How Employee Health and Wellness Impacts Small Businesses

How Employee Health and Wellness Impacts Small Businesses

Numerous studies have shown that employee health and wellness impacts small businesses drastically. In fact, there’s a direct correlation between unhealthy eating, smoking, drinking, and lack of exercise with loss of productivity, absenteeism, and higher health care costs for businesses. Fortunately, you can improve the success of your company by putting a wellness program in […]

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