Looking Back on a Successful 2014 – Thanks, Readers!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. It’s a fun and beautiful representation of all the amazing support that readers have given to this blog over the past year – so thanks, for all the times that you’ve stopped by! Here’s an excerpt from the report: The concert hall…

How Do You Say Happiness?

There are many situations which can cause people to feel unhappy. These situations can include unemployment, social or romantic struggles, family issues, or other more intricate ties to an individual’s physiological state. When life is static and nothing overtly negative is happening, however, these same people might be hard-pressed to define exactly what a state…

New Year, New Job Search Strategies

This morning, the Globe and Mail released an overview of the latest unemployment figures from Statistics Canada – data which should not come as a surprise to anyone who was watching the job boards in December 2013: “The Canadian economy unexpectedly shed 45,900 jobs in December, the steepest decline in nine months, led by a…

I’m so #Social and the #Holiday #Break

First off, I’d like to wish everyone safe travels, happy holidays, and a wonderful New Year! This will be my final post until 2014, and I’ve taken a silent vow to try and avoid Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and all my other social media outlets as well. (Though I’ll still be checking email on a daily…