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DOGS. A Coach’s Best Coach!

Leadership Insights by Linda Allen-Hardisty How do you prepare for an opportunity that requires your best self? Athletes use ritual, a tried and true practice. As a professional coach, I also have a regular practice to ensure I am the best coach possible for the leaders I work with:  Daily dog walks.   Presence: Dogs…

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CONNECTION

Leadership Insights by Kathryn Pollack Connection is the heart of our human experience. This is relatively clear to us in our personal lives. Where we can run into trouble and completely miss out is not acknowledging that professional relationships hold the heart of our work-life experience. After all, we are the same humans at work…

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Leadership Lessons from Wimbledon

Leadership Insights by Linda Allen-Hardisty How do you prepare for an opportunity that requires your best self? Athletes use ritual, a tried and true practice. As a professional coach, I also have a regular practice to ensure I am the best coach possible for the leaders I work with:  Daily dog walks.   Presence: Dogs…

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TRUST

Leadership Insights by Kathryn Pollack Connection is the heart of our human experience. This is relatively clear to us in our personal lives. Where we can run into trouble and completely miss out is not acknowledging that professional relationships hold the heart of our work-life experience. After all, we are the same humans at work…

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Kyla Richey | How to live the perfect life

personal insights by Kyla Richey, PowHERhouse Ambassador + Professional Volleyball Player, Team Canada captain Current club: USMP in Lima, Peru |  5 x CIS National Champion with the University of British Columbia Wait. Stop right there. What exactly do you think I am going to say? Are you sure you believe there is a perfect code, a…

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GRIT

Leadership Insights by Kathryn Pollack I have mistakenly viewed myself as a perfectionist. I realize now that I wasn’t striving for perfection; I was striving for excellence. Perfection is not achievable. Excellence is accessible when we dig in and get gritty. Angela Lee Duckworth popularized the concept of Grit in her book, Grit: The Power…

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Craving an Open Concept in Corporate Canada

An organization providing a work culture that supports open, strong, insightful conversations and vulnerability sets up its people to reach heights that shift paradigms. Many working environments across North America remain corporate structures steeped in a rigid old fashion where business happens behind closed doors.  Decisions are masked and employees feel distant from the connection…

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The Dance & Dynamics of Today’s PowHERCouples

For the Strong Men in Your Lives… Roles, Responsibilities & Realizations in an Ever-Changing World  by Tom Watson, Author of Man Shoes The idea that ‘a woman’s place is in the kitchen’ is a dinosauric way of thinking in today’s world.  The level of success families will achieve in the future is completely reliant on…

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5 Crucial Skin Care Must-Dos for PowHERful Women 

Let’s simplify:  Here’s a 5-minute self-care ritual comprised of 5 crucial skincare must-dos for powHERful women. Daily ME-time ritual is necessary to sustain Super Hero status – and glowing skin – with only a few minutes in the morning and at night. Tip 1:  Cleanse We understand, some days when you come home, you fall asleep…

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Beauty4HER | TOP WELLNESS TIPS FOR OPTIMAL HORMONE BALANCING

Hormones naturally fluctuate throughout the month, but they can also fluctuate unnaturally in response to lifestyle factors such as poor nutrition, liver toxicity, excess stress and not getting enough sleep.  Even healthy women who follow a good diet may experience issues in their hormones. Fortunately, there are some simple steps that can be done to…

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BEAUTY + WELLNESSTV & POWHERHOUSE MEDIA GROUP JOIN FORCES

“I started my first company 16 years ago with little to no support from others in my industry.  I felt isolated, confused and overwhelmed most of the time.” In 2013, I was asked to be a guest speaker for an entrepreneurial group in the wellness and beauty industry to chat about video marketing since my…

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Build a Business, Change the World

How do you build a business that doesn’t just exist, doesn’t just sell products or provide services, BUT a business that changes the world?  How are valuable start-ups created that mature into companies that change us? I don’t mean change the world in a way like Patagonia or David Suzuki strive to from a social…

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BeWell | Prioritize Your Pelvic Floor

Prioritizing your pelvic health will give you freedom. It will help increase your confidence, allowing you to focus on the task at hand and not worry about leakage.  It will improve your sex life, and provide greater ease for connection, satisfaction, and support in your relationships and in your work.  Prioritizing your pelvic health will…

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Planting Seeds | A Simple Ritual for Letting Go

Whether it’s the shift from one season to the next, the transition through the year from darkness to light, or the repeated cycle of birth, growth, death and rebirth present in nature in so many ways, the rhythms of the natural world are full of grace, ease and so much wisdom for us to glean.…

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Wedding Preparation | Planning for Your Worry-Free, Special Day

With so much energy and emotion invested into wedding preparation for your special day, it can be overwhelming. As you hire your services – your make-up artist, hairstylist, photographer, caterer, wedding coordinator and others – you’re creating a community to help you with your special day. As your makeup artist, my goal is not only…

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Hollyhock – Making the World Better Starts with Self

Guest Author Kait Burgan interviewed Dana Bass Solomon for PowHERhouse: We live in a world where time is short, lists are long and a paradigm shift in how we show up is becoming more and more necessary if we are going to collectively thrive. How can we begin to thrive individually, in community or even…

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Nanaimo – The Network Hub | Love Where You Work

It starts as you are waking up in the morning – the early rumblings of anticipation.  Thinking about the people you will meet with today, the edges of your mouth curl themselves into a smile – you know you are working on impactful projects together.  Reflecting on the events of the week to date brings…

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The Story of a Serial Dieter. Can You Relate?

Hello my name is Dina, and I am a serial dieter.   A statement that I am sure many of you have made at some point in your lives as well.  I was 13 when I went on my first ‘diet’ as I lived in a house with a mother who was overweight, and some…

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The key to a PowHERful, strong brand

Today, more than ever, competition in business is tough. It is becoming harder and harder to separate yourself out from the crowd.   The “sea of sameness” makes it harder for potential clients to  figure out which company or individual to choose. This is where brands come in.  Brands are described in many ways, but the…

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Deb Gleason’s Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

This smoothie is great after a tough workout to help the body naturally begin to reduce inflammation and decrease recovery time. Its also great for people who are feeling any kind of infammation or joint pain. The chlorophyll in the greens and hemp seeds work with the anti-inflammatory effects of the pineapple, ginger, lemon and…

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