Hey there, Superman

Did you know that how you dress is empowering you? (or not) Studies show that it’s not ‘when you look good, you feel good’ it’s more like ‘when you feel you look good, you feel good’. Folks from the University of Queensland are researching how clothes and emotions are linked. As it turns out, we might want to be […]

get your toes wet

How to make summer rich and lasting

Summer can be over in the blink of an eye. Here are a few tips to make the most of the days between Canada Day and Labour Day! Get your toes wet: At the beach, in a stream… even spritz them on your high-rise balcony. Cool fresh water revitalizes your energy and wakes you up […]

Free Love Download

Love Download

Tech Support: Hello… how can I help you? Customer: Well, after much consideration, I’ve decided to install Love. Can you guide me though the process? Tech Support: Yes. I can help you. Are you ready to proceed? Customer: Well, I’m not very technical, but I think I’m ready. What I do first? Tech Support: The […]

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Baltic Amber Teething Necklace

Hey parents and grandparents… if you are using Baltic Amber teething necklaces … please make sure you are using them safely. Do not let baby wear anything around his neck to sleep or unsupervised. Teething necklaces made of Baltic amber work when baby’s own body heat triggers the release of a minute amount of oil […]

Happy Peace

30 Languages that say “Happy Holidays”

In our family we do Christmas. Sometimes it comes without ribbons, but it always come with love. Anytime we get together anytime of the year it’s a fun-fest. Family is everything to me and it extends to friends as well. When counting all your blessings, gifts of love that never end, you can count on […]

Size matters

Size can be a signal that things have changed. Have you seen bananas lately? Or chickens compared to 20 years ago? The height of buildings? Density of cities? I was visiting one of our suppliers a couple of weeks ago and noticed the size of abalone shells in their bin. They were maybe 5 inches. […]

Get happy: Idea #4

Get happier… be nice! This is our long-time friend Nyoman. He lives on the island of Bali, and is one of the kindest people I have ever met. His laughter kills me. When he laughs – I start too – we end up in hysterics. And it’s funnier because my Balinese is terrible and his English […]