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    • Things to Do This Winter and Spring 2021
    • Date: February 23 , 2021
    • Ok, we're all tired of being stuck at home, doing the same old things over and over. We've seen everything on Netflix and it's time for something new. We decided to do some research to find some fun and interesting things to do. We found something for just about everyone. Don't want to leave your house? We've got you covered. Need to get outside and get some fresh air? Check. Need some new things for the kids to do? We have some of that too. Online Chocolate-Making Workshops There are so many talented chocolate makers sharing their skills online. This is a great learning activity for just one person or the whole family. Need an amazing Mother’s Day gift but don’t want to spend lots of money? Learn how to design a chocolate bar mold with her name on it and you’ll be the favourite child forever! Level Up Your...
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    Find your Focus
    • Find Your Focus
    • Date: January 21 , 2021
    • It's always hard to find focus after the holidays. But during a pandemic, finding your focus may be close to impossible. If you are working from home you have the distraction of household chores, housebound spouses and children online learning. You may not have a dedicated or private work space. Perhaps though, it's not work you're struggling with, but you're having trouble centering your attention on your leisure reading, listening to a friend or maybe you find yourself burning dinner night after night. Maybe its ruminating over your family's health is preventing you from getting anything done. No matter the cause of your wandering mind, it’s time to get back to the grind and find our focus and energy. 6 ways to help you find your focus: 1. Change Your Environment Whether at home or at your workplace, take a few minutes to refresh your workspace. De-clutter your desk, reorganize...
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    • New Year, New Financial Goals
    • Date: January 15 , 2021
    • The New Year is a perfect time to set some new financial goals. The pandemic may have changed the way you are able to spend or save your money. However, there are 6 actionable steps that everyone can take that will make a difference in achieving your financial goals now, later, and well into your future. Short Term Financial Goals Pay off credit card debt Credit cards are an essential financial tool – they help you build credit, earn cash back or have perks, like insurance protection for your purchases. But if you carry a balance on your credit card, you know all about the high-interest rates and how easily it can spin out of control. This year, you can start to pay off your debt by making a few changes. Start by shopping around for a new credit card, you may find a new card with a lower interest...
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    • Making Resolutions that Stick
    • Date: January 07 , 2021
    • A week into the New Year and our resolutions are all still holding strong, right? Some of us are surely holding up to our end of the resolution bargain, but a large number of us might be losing steam, or we might have had a slow start. Every year the lists start floating around and the inevitable questions, “What are your resolutions this year?” comes up over and over again. Here are a few tips to refocus your attention on the question that matters; not “what are your resolutions?” but “How do you plan to keep them?” Change can Happen Anytime We use Jan 1st as a benchmark for making change, but why? We like the idea that last year’s choices, goals, achievements or failures are closed up in a neat little package and tucked away. We start fresh on January 1st by forgetting the bad (and in doing so...
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