Valerie Legge

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7 Daily Mantras To Boost Your Productivity

Being more productive means first learning what and how to manage on a daily basis.<p>There is no lack of conversation about what drives productivity. Do we drink more coffee? Should we take multiple short breaks? Do we need to have longer lunch breaks?<p>I think productivity comes from a combination of …

Time Management

Top 10 U.S. companies to work for

What makes a company great to work for?<p>Good pay and benefits don't hurt. But when it comes down to it, employees said it's office culture and great colleagues that make these companies satisfying places to work.<p>Glassdoor asked people about the pros and cons of their employers, and had them rate …

Are You Leading (and Living) From the Most Useful Part of Your Brain?

There you are in another meeting or conversation where people are once again pointing out what is wrong. This is a favorite pastime for human beings. …

Mindfulness

We may be able to reverse signs of early Alzheimer's disease

<i>A music legend fights Alzheimer's disease on his unforgettable farewell tour. CNN Films Presents: "Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me</i>," Sunday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The woman at the department store bounded toward Julie Gee.<p>"Julie! Hi! How have you been?" she asked. Gee, 49, stared blankly at …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Amazon unveils Echo, a speaker that listens and learns

Amazon.com Inc. unveiled the Echo voice-controlled interactive speaker that lets people stream music and order items from the online retailer, as the company works to extend its reach into consumers' digital lives.<p>Echo is priced at $199 (U.S.), Amazon said on its website Thursday. Members of …

Abi Smithson the Youngest Entrepreneur Celebrating Small Business Month in Canada

Abi Smithson may be the youngest entrepreneur celebrating Small Business Month in Canada.<p>Smithson, age 10, is the founder of Love Sandal, a …

Entrepreneurship

Grape school: Barbera

<b>Grape school and the mid-week wine</b><p>Got a minute? Need an inexpensive wine to get you through to the weekend? Want to learn a little at the same time? …

Public health department suggests closing part of Ste-Catherine St. to traffic

Montreal’s department of public health says city hall should consider making some big changes to the urban landscape in the coming years — changes …

12 signs your best friend is Irish

Your Irish friend loves to talk shite about others and hear all the latest water cooler gossip from the office. Conversation ebbs and flows between …

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8 simple ways to be more in the moment when you travel

Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it’s far too easy to compare your current situation to one from your past. The pebbly shore off the …

'Serial': the new podcast that's already a cult phenomenon

Never has a podcast collected a loyal cult following in such a short amount of time like <i>Serial</i>.<p>The nonfiction series, which unravels a story …