Elisabeth Ricarda
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A Man's Perspective on Aging, Fear, and Letting Go

Elisabeth has asked me to write a guest blog post again this week. We quite often discuss our unique perspective on the U.S.A., being from a neighbouring country and all. Though some of you might think that Canada is just America-but-north (North?)... well, you'd be wrong - for reasons I’ll get into later. Read More

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Setbacks: A Sign of Growth

Resolutions. They can be so overwhelming. The word itself implies that something is wrong and needs to be resolved. I don’t believe that we need to be fixed, which is why I shy away from making them. That being said, I've been focused on the things I want to let go of from 2015, and the things I want to focus on in the year to come. And yet, something is bugging me. It seems to be a common theme amongst my friends and peers. We’re feeling the effects of the Holiday Hangover, and the long year ahead is starting to seem a bit more daunting than exciting. Read More

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How to Start 2016 off on the Right Foot

Although it’s difficult to measure, it’s estimated that 92% of New Year’s Resolutions fail. Why? My own personal guess is that most people think in vague terms of “I want to be healthier” or “I want to lose weight.” Naturally this is difficult to achieve, because you can’t measure it, there’s no timeline, and it has no real meaning. The vast majority of us want to “be healthier” but what does that really mean? Read More

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