Too Little, Too Late: Reimagining Our Response to Youth Homelessness in Canada

by Kaitlin Schwan, Canadian Observatory on Homelessness, York University November 16, 2016 Thank you to the Home Depot Canada Foundation who generously funded this study and report. With their support, we have a better collective understanding of youth homelessness in Canada. Today, the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness and A Way Home Canada release Without a Home: The National Youth Homelessness...


Toxic People You Should Avoid at All Costs

by Dr. Travis Bradberry September 8, 2015   Emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry identifies toxic characters you must avoid to protect your psychological health. ___ Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons....


Your Resume Needs To Survive The 10-Second Skim

The Huffington Post hit the nail on the head with the 10 Second Skim.  Take a chance to use some of these tips when reviewing your resume. With recruiters spending an average of 10 seconds on an initial scan of your resume, it's crucial that you are able to capture their attention quickly. If you fail to make an impact within the first few seconds, then you may find that many recruiters skip...


7 Things That Make You Less Attractive (And How to Reverse Them)

Power of Positivity June 1, 2016   Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful. – Thich Nhat Hanh First, it’s important to understand some basic tenets about “attraction” and physical appearance. #1: Our physical appearance has a tendency to mirror how we feel inside. It’s not just the obvious outward display of laughing, crying and so forth that show how we...


4 Ways to Fill the Emptiness In Your Life

Power of Positivity is a wonderful place to find inspiration.  I constantly share their uplifting posts on facebook and enjoy the articles they share.  I hope you are able to pull from this article to learn something about yourself. Almost everyone feels empty at some point in their lives, but not many can pinpoint exactly why they feel this way. Most blame a lost...


The Orange Door Project

The Orange Door Fundraising is taking place now until October 9th.  Make a Difference.  Help us end youth homelessness. To read more about the project please visit: Home Depot