Covid has changed the way we entertain ourselves

And according to Forbes, some of those changes might well stick with us

Covid has changed the way we entertain ourselvesIn halcyon days of yore, banks and various other repositories of society’s valuables used to frown when people entered wearing masks; only recently, in these Covid laden times, they tended to frown when people enter not wearing masks – the coronavirus has been a game changer. We are certainly cursed to be living in ‘interesting’…

How to build a strong self-image

Your self-image plays a major part in how you live your life. It determines the quality of your life and, often, how successful you will be

How to build a strong self-imageYour self-image plays a major part in how you live your life. It determines the quality of your life and, often, how successful you will be. It also sets the tone, rhythm and meter for all your relationships, both personal and professional. According to psychotherapists, a strong self-image can be the foundation for achieving a…

Overcoming the fear of public speaking

And being respected and admired by your audience

Overcoming the fear of public speakingHave you ever met someone who appears comfortable in front of a crowd of people delivering a speech, making a presentation, cracking jokes or performance acting? Wouldn’t you like to be like them? Now imagine how you would react if you were told that part of your job would include giving presentations and talks? It…

Is there power in positive thinking?

Thinking positively can give you hope

Is there power in positive thinking?If you’ve ever picked up a motivational book or attended a wealth-building seminar, you’re probably already familiar with terms like “Positive Thinking” and “Create your own destiny.” Ever since Vincent Peale’s The Power of Positive Thinking hit New York Times’ Bestseller List in 1952, the idea that you can think your way to financial success…

Will Chinese Players Dominate Snooker in the Next 10 Years?

Will Chinese Players Dominate Snooker in the Next 10 Years?Snooker experts are always on the lookout for the next big star who will dominate the sport. The 80s were all about Cliff Thorburn, Kirk Steven and Steve Davis, the 90s belonged to Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O’Sullivan has been the sport’s main force over the last two decades. World class Other players have risen…

Are you suffering career burnout?

Dealing with burnout isn't easy but awareness is a good first step because you understand that, while you're unhappy, you aren't trapped

Are you suffering career burnout?Two decades ago, burnout was a career-builders' enemy. Today, it is a nightmare with potentially devastating repercussions. It is exemplified by around-the-clock portable connectivity tools, which make working long hours seductive, easy and effortless. Before you know what's happening, you've turned into a drone, and working is no longer fun. Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary describes burnout…

Tips for choosing the best online casino in Canada

Tips for choosing the best online casino in CanadaLittle by little, online gambling is gaining traction in Canada. For a very good reason - it offers you exciting games, neverending entertainment, and big jackpots. There are various exciting games to shake up your everyday routine. Yet if you have never tried playing games on online casinos, but your curiosity levels are rising, perhaps…

Buying a home during the pandemic

It’s been a wild ride for home buyers

Buying a home during the pandemicIf your home is your castle, and a castle is a fortified residence to keep you safe, then Covid-19 has taught us an important safety lesson: Owning your own home means you become the literal gatekeeper to your own health. But it isn’t only our physical health that has been impacted by the pandemic. Our…

Be sk(c)eptical about Canadian spelling

Canadians never really know which way to go when practising that murky art of American or British usage

Be sk(c)eptical about Canadian spellingIt is hard not to be skeptical when spelling in Canada. Our spellings are coloured by our Commonwealth heritage and Canadians are in the unenviable position of never really knowing which way to go when practising that murky art: American or British usage? One has to admire the sheer efficiency of American spelling; they do…
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