How many hours of your life have you spent working so far? Ever calculated it? If you landed your first job at 20, have worked a 35-hour workweek, have never been unemployed (a real privilege these days!) and owing to careful investing are planning to take early retirement at 55, you will have spent 59,045 [...]

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Work allows us to go beyond ourselves. It is a sphere of life in which we have to excel and perform and where demands are always high. However, for some people it becomes just another opportunity to reach perfection. Perfectionists can give the impression they focus all their energy to continually improve themselves and that [...]

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Welcoming a new child into your family is a happy event for all. Everybody is prepared for it and have very personal expectations with regards to this new impending relationship. While the arrival of this new child represents nothing less than pure family happiness, children who now have to “share” their parents might perceive this [...]

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Time does anything but stand still. Ever get the feeling that life is moving at warp speed? And yet, everything around us seems to be geared toward giving us more time and providing us with greater ease and convenience. We are surrounded by technology… Scientific progress never ceases to amaze us. Every effort is made [...]

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Canadian Mental Health Association proposes 10 advices to improve your mental health with the holiday season approaching. Develop healthy self-esteem Love yourself the way you are. Be able to laugh at yourself: do not take everything seriously. Learn to accept yourself with your own strengths, limits, needs and values. Accept compliments …and give some! Try [...]

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What are you saying? Communication is truly the cornerstone of good working relationships. Communicating the technical and practical aspects of the work at hand, such as conveying information, is as important as communicating the social aspects of the working world. Good communication leads to more harmonious team relationships, minimizes the risk of errors, and fosters [...]

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We live in a fast-paced society in which the notions of time and idleness are hard to fit into our busy schedules and we all feel exhausted once in a while. How can we tell if it’s a burnout or if it’s just a case of temporary tiredness? What is this insidious disease? The word [...]

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