David McLean

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Opposite House

Toronto, Ontario, Canada<p>The Opposite House, is a commissioned private residence located on the Scarborough Bluffs, closer to the east edge of the Greater Toronto Area. The clients, a professional couple who both work from home and enjoy an active home entertainment lifestyle, were looking for a …

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

Self-improvement

For Better Productivity, Work in 90-Minute Spurts

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Time Management

31 Free Entrepreneurship Courses Worth Taking in 2017

• 522shares<p>Do you want to launch a business this year? Or may be you need help to grow your business. You can now take excellent entrepreneurship …

7 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Night

Add these seven routines to your night to set yourself up for success.<p>How you spend your night can have a huge impact on the day that follows. Do you spend your time ruminating over issues? Or maybe you stress over something that didn't quite go right during the day. There's no doubt: How you think …

Success

5 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2017

After a glum 2016, look for startups tackling massive opportunities like insurance and real estate to reenergize the fintech sector.<p>For fintech, 2016 was a year of reckoning. Scandals and layoffs killed industry buzz, and deal activity took a mid-year nosedive. Regulatory uncertainty in the U.S. …

Real Estate

25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Not Only Reduces Stress, Here’s How it Changes Your Brain

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has been one of the most prominent scientists studying …

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

Monday’s TSX breakouts: This top performer features 12 ‘buy’ calls and 27% upside forecast

This morning, North American markets look to open relatively unchanged from Friday. Market activity is expected to become quiet in the upcoming days as the holidays approach.<p>On the commodity front, the price of oil is relatively stable, as is the price of gold. The prices of gas and copper are …

Five Ways to Make Millions in the Stock Market

If you are one of the countless people out there who is looking to change their lives and start making more money than ever, then you may want to start exploring your options with making money in the stock market. If you know what you are doing, then the stock market is one of the best ways to …

Why You Can't Deny The Unexplained Sadness During The Holidays

I took a break from work this afternoon to lift weights and walk on the treadmill.<p>The loud pumping pop and indie dance music wasn't cutting it anymore so I turned to Audible.<p>Within several minutes, I started listening to an audiobook that I've been meaning to listen to for years:<p>Eckhart Tolle's …

Why Exercise May Be the Best Fix for Depression

On Valentine's Day 2014 Elizabeth Droge-Young admitted herself to a hospital in Syracuse, N.Y. For more than a year, she had been struggling with …

Depression

How This VC Finds the Next Big Thing

<i>This article is part of VC to VC, a monthly series that features conversations between veteran venture capitalist Phil Wickham and other leaders in</i> …

No, Foods Do Not Alter the pH of Your Blood

Feeling sick and unhealthy? It’s because you eat too many acidic foods that make your body equally acidic and harm your health. Eat more alkaline …

14 more ways to make you happier and more successful

<b>The rich are not necessarily happier than normal folk all the time, but I bet they are happier more often.</b><p>That’s because money does make a difference …