Doug Hansen

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Britain is out. Turn off the lights.

Britain’s vote to exit the EU may turn out to be a vote for a recession, and for economic pain that will be felt in Canada too<p>One of the few bright …

Economy

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

Why the TPP is such a big—and good—deal for Canada

Yes, there will be costs. But on average, we can expect TPP trade liberalization to deliver higher productivity, higher GDP, and higher incomes to …

Economics

The Four Noble Truths

"I teach suffering, its origin, cessation and path. That's all I teach", declared the Buddha 2500 years ago.<p>The Four Noble Truths contain the essence of the Buddha's teachings. It was these four principles that the Buddha came to understand during his meditation under the bodhi tree.<p>The truth of …

Spirituality

Weight Lifting Can Make You Smarter? – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness News

There is proof, as far as proof can be made certain in the context of a scientific study, that lifting weights will in fact improve the ability of …

A 5-Move, Full-Body Circuit That's SUPER Intense

Burn solid fat, challenge your heart rate, and boost your fitness level. Check, check, and CHECK.<p>This 10-minute workout is designed to get you awesome results <i>fast</i>. The name of the game is to work <i>really hard</i> during each exercise for 20 seconds. Then you get to rest up for 10 seconds before moving on …

9 Questions to Help You Stay Focused on What Really Matters

How do you avoid letting small problems upset you?<p>Some things are so small and stupid that it's ridiculous how much they upset you--and yet they do.<p>A few years ago, I arrived with a friend at a play in a small town in Massachusetts. We were directed to a lawn for parking, where my friend pulled in …

The Power and Privilege of God’s Children

Now is the time to take a fresh look at your private prayer life and dream about a tweak or two you could make in the coming days. Typically the best …

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …