A Perfect Winter Break in Toronto

Toronto is well known for its world-class sightseeing, incredible foodie scene and shopping to die for. But what you may not know is that all this doesn’t shut down over winter. Far from it; Toronto comes into its element in the colder months with a host of vibrant festivals, events and winter sports to get stuck into. From tasting the best hot toddies in Toronto’s downtown bars to snowshoeing and…

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Introducing “Odyssee” – Our New Mobile Eye Care Clinic

Where do you go when you’ve been affected by a disaster and you no longer have your glasses or contacts? What if your eye doctor’s office has also been affected?  Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the first Eyes of Hope mobile clinic, an eye doctor’s office on wheels, launched to help doctors of optometry quickly return to providing eye care and replacement eyewear following a disaster.  Today, three Eyes of Hope mobile eye care clinics—SeeZar, SeeLia,…

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Does eating chocolate improve your brain function?

Thanks to Dr Amy Reichelt for this tasty article!  Amy’s research focuses on addictive memories, reward, motivation and behavioural control. She’s particularly interested in how diet impacts on behaviour and the formation of memories, and how our environments change how we react and learn about certain events. Read more of her work in The Conversation.  Does eating chocolate improve your brain function? Everyone loves a study that turns one of our favourite vices into a health…

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How to Decide Which Conferences to Attend (5 Pro Tips)

Attending conferences is a great way to grow your network, meet new potential clients, increase your skill set and much more. There are tons of conferences for every industry and it can be an exciting opportunity to get out of the office and beneficial for your company too. But if you end up choosing a conference that doesn’t have a turnout like you expected, or isn’t relevant to your needs,…

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Warm Up with Corner Bakery’s Comforting Kitchen-Crafted Flavors

Warm Bacon & Spinach Salad with Spicy Balsamic Pulled Pork Panini Corner Bakery Cafe Introduces Creative Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Options like the Spicy Balsamic Pulled Pork Panini and Power Breakfast Egg Bowl, Brings Back the Fan Favorite Chicken Orzo Soup Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  This winter, Corner Bakery, is featuring new flavors crafted straight from the kitchen. Committed to quality, Corner Bakery cooks with the freshest ingredients to create flavor…

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Your Brow-Grooming Routine Just Got A Whole Lot Cheaper

The future of beauty is here — and you’re invited. Check out the rest of our 2018 Refinery29 Beauty Innovator Awards winners for a full look at the products, brands, and people that are breaking the rules and redefining beauty standards, one lipstick at a time. Remember back in middle school, when filling in your brows was like a secret trick? Those were the days — but definitely not our…

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Chilled Drink of the Week – Seasonal Rum Punch

Living in a tropical paradise like Miami, I am forever tempted to create a “new” kind of TIKI cocktail. With my Seasonal Rum Punch, the idea was to use some of the classic ingredients usually found in TIKI drinks but in a decidedly more elegant form that would register in a high-end cocktail environment. One sip and you’ll see that you are getting all the flavor of the tropics but…

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How and Why Your Body Changes During Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings a lot of changes: changes to your lifestyle, your home, and even your career and relationships. But quite possibly the biggest are those body changes during pregnancy. Everyone knows the obvious change of a baby bump, but what many people don’t know is that each and every day, your inner organs and functions are constantly changing, growing or altering their functions to accommodate you and baby. If you…

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36 Strength & Courage Quotes To Build You Up

Here is a collection of 36 Strength & Courage Quotes for a little inspiration to get you through those hard times. Strength & Courage Quotes “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale “Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning…

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18 Fun Holidays Before the End of the Year to Help with Team Building in Your Business

The holiday season is fast approaching — but Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and New Year’s Day aren’t the only holidays this time of year. Just about every day of the year has been named an official “something” day, from Bacon Day to Visit the Zoo Day. (Check out these days of the year calendars to see.) Remaining Fun Holidays in 2018 To lighten up what can be a stressful time of year,…

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