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Must See Movie: Collateral Beauty

Although the film received its share of negative criticism and reviews, unless you've lost someone close to you, you can't possibly understand what it's like. And even if you have, you can't because loss and…

Lessons Learned as an Office Mover

I first got into commercial moving & storage service 11 years ago and after working for 18 months, I got busy with school. Aside from school, I also got busy with frisbee and digital media. However,…

Getting Used to Success

For many of us, it's easy to create a to-do list and before we know it, that list becomes overwhelming. It makes us feel good to think all of the things that we want to…

Must See Movie: Wonder

I had heard a lot about this movie and was fortunate to go see it this afternoon with some of my family, through my sister's work. Find out more about Wonder on Wikipedia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngiK1gQKgK8 The…

Change What You Can, Cope With What You…

This quote is more relevant than ever especially for Americans who are unhappy with Donald Trump officially being sworn in as President today. I don't really have an opinion on the whole matter. Why? Because…

Must See Movie: The Barkley Marathons

I recently stumbled upon The Barkley Marathons on Netflix. I absolutely love documentaries and the more quirky, weird and underground the better. I especially love documentaries about a group of passionate people because I find…

The Problem with Pokemon Go

I first started writing this post when Pokemon Go was released in the summer. I saw the immediate impact it had on some friends and how incredibly distracting it was. As the weeks went by…

Becoming a Santa

Found on Facebook. Author unknown. "In our family, we have a special way of transitioning the kids from receiving from Santa, to becoming a Santa. This way, the Santa construct is not a lie that…

The SMART Exchange Alias – A Cautionary Tale

Years ago when I was working for SMART Technologies, I noticed something strange during my second week of work as Social Media Specialist that would transform my perception, cause me to look at things from…

Must See Movie: Arrival

I hadn't heard of Arrival until earlier today when my friend asked if I wanted to go see a movie. I quickly checked out the description and it sounded good. I like not reading reviews…

NPR Tiny Desk Concert w/ Macklemore & Ryan…

I first heard the Macklemore Tiny Desk Concert on NPR about 3 years ago and to this day it has remained one of my favourite music sessions. The lyrics, the music, the setting and the…

Expanding Your Domain of Control

If you are like most people, then you sweat the small stuff that you cannot control. Small stuff that other people do which may or may not have anything to do with you. But you…

Must See Movie: The Intouchables

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=34WIbmXkewU[/youtube] An unlikely friendship develops between a wealthy quadriplegic and his caretaker, who was just released from prison. This movie is in french and is on Netflix, with subtitles. You'll notice it for the first…

Must See Movie: Hector and the Search for…

Disillusioned with the tedium of his existence, psychiatrist Hector (Simon Pegg) confesses to his girlfriend (Rosamund Pike) that he feels he is a fraud for dispensing recommendations to patients who never seem to improve or…

The Paradoxical Commandments

by Dr. Kent M. Keith People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will…

Social Media Housekeeping #SMByyc60

This presentation was created for the Calgary Social Media Breakfast #60 on Friday, January 23, 2015 at Peloton Cycling. Thank you Donna for sponsoring and Martine for hosting! It's about revising your social media plan…

Fail and Fail Often

If you've never failed, then you've never taken a risk. You've never had a dream and put your heart and soul into achieving that dream. The opposite of failure is success. We cannot succeed with…

Living, Loving, Learning & Losing

On May 17, 2001, the worst thing that could have happened, happened in the lives of me and my family. My mom died. For about the next 10 years, I was in so much pain…

Interstellar is a Must See Movie

Not often do I watch a movie that makes me feel sometimes opposite emotions but after watching Interstellar, I can say that it made me cry, laugh, be confused, be inspired, be hopeful and be…

Audio Books Are Great For Road Trips

This year compared to any other in my life has seen me on the road more than ever. From January 1 - October 1, I was home for a total of about 5 weeks. It…