Hers & Mine: National #GirlfriendsDay in August!

As a Canadian, I wasn’t aware that there was a day of recognition for individual women, long-time girlfriends, and their collective health – but there is, and it’s called National Girlfriends Day. It’s an ‘unofficial’ national holiday¬†on August 1st each year in the United States, and I think that it’s a great initiative to remind…

Thursday Night #BikeSocial with @CLIPPEDoutdoors

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining the CLIPPED Outdoors community for a social gathering. I say ‘pleasure’ with earnest honesty because we were all on our bikes, in the outdoors, and there was food involved. What better combination, honestly, could you ask for? I am not the kind of person who easily partakes…

To Millennials, with Love

It seems like every day brings with it a new report, news article, or media release on the economic and educational status of the Millennial generation. Today was one such momentous date, bringing with it several new sources of data. I’m pleased to say that one of these articles was based on research conducted by…

Career Women and Why I Don’t Sympathize

In my recent job application endeavours, I have noticed an intriguing trend; women are listed as a ‘minority’ demographic and thus privy to special considerations denied to the male gender. But with “each generation, the notion that female workers are secondary to their male counterparts fades more and more […] A whole new crop of…

A femme fatale and a brilliant female scientist

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: A femme fatale and a female scientist walk into a bar….but that’s where the joke ends. Instead of ordering a drink, these two dynamos stand in the center of the room and let all eyes fall on them. The looks that they garner are filled with admiration…

The “Perfect” Woman?

Labels. They are both universally feared and selectively applied to people around the world, across and between cultures. Labels have the power to unite and divide friends, families, and social cliques. While this may be a bit of a grandiose statement, it’s the only response I could muster to¬†this CTVNews video on Canada’s “perfect” woman…