Helping others is a sign of strength

Being strong does not mean exercising one's muscles. We can not help everyone, but everyone can help someone. Helping someone may not change the entire world, but it can change everything for one person. Often people who have experience pain are quicker to help others because they understand what it's like to need help. They... Continue Reading →

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World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day. Every year, more than 2,000 Canadians are infected with HIV in Canada. In Manitoba, the number of new diagnoses is increasing. Aboriginal people and African newcomers would be the main victims, but for a variety of reasons. There is also a rise in young people being affected all over... Continue Reading →

She’s not fighting back.

Whether it's a romantic relationship or at work, when she checks out, she stops caring. Her partner  or her work starts to matter less to her. At first you may not notice a decline, but the passion behind is clearly missing. For example, instead of asserting her point of view, your formerly opinionated girlfriend, wife,... Continue Reading →

The case of the Christmas tree

This is a short one, but I need your help with this decision. I've always had a fake Christmas tree because the idea of chopping a real tree for a short season didn't sit well with me. My husband would like to have a real tree this year. He says that the trees are grown... Continue Reading →

Flirting 101

There seems to be a lot of insecurity when it comes to flirting these days. Here are a few life and romance tips that can help: Learn to praise a woman without demonizing other women. “You're not like other girls” is not a compliment. I want to be like other girls. Other girls are awesome. Being friendly with... Continue Reading →

Is the contraceptive pill safe?

The many side effects of the contraceptive pill contribute to the fall of its popularity in Quebec. More and more women are choosing another method of contraception. Some of the side effects include: Abundant menstruation; Depression; Embolism; Fatigue; Hair Loss; Infections; Loss of sexual drive; Migraines; Muscle cramps; Numbness of the face; Rise of milk;... Continue Reading →

Be a role model

National Inspirational Role Models Month is observed on November 1st. It has been observed the month of November since 2005 founded by Darlene House. The idea is  "To acknowledge impact contemporary and historic role models have on our lives.  Individuals chosen for recognition may include celebrities, historic figures, relatives, friends, colleagues and associates.  Celebrate with... Continue Reading →

Are you a storyteller?

People who are better at telling stories find it easier to get ahead in life. We have all been to social engagements where we observed someone who had captured the attention of a crowd through storytelling. Apparently, this ability is both captivating and attractive. Everyone has a story and every story has a beginning. Even... Continue Reading →

Don’t protect me. I want the truth.

I detest lying and try to stick to the truth. I do try to find the most delicate way to tell people the truth when I know it could be difficult to hear. I would much prefer having honest friends, than being surrounded by people who will lie to protect my feelings.  I prefer the... Continue Reading →

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