Eco-friendly Driving Tricks Anyone Can Do

Life & Beauty Weekly: Happy You By Elizabeth Brownfield for Life & Beauty Weekly In an eco-perfect world, we’d all drive zippy little electric cars. Or better yet, we’d take public transport and walk everywhere. But between work, running a household and maintaining your social life, living without your car isn’t realistic for even the greenest women among us. Still, that doesn’t stop the pang of guilt you may feel whenever you hear experts talk about dwindling oil reserves and the damage cars can do to the environment. According to Environment Canada, passenger vehicles account for a considerable proportion of … Continue reading Eco-friendly Driving Tricks Anyone Can Do

6 Ways to Get What You Want

Life & Beauty Weekly: Happy You   6 Ways to Get What You Want By Anne L. Fritz for Life & Beauty Weekly When you ask your kids for more help around the house, do your requests fall on deaf ears? Do some people find it easy to say no to you at times? Women, and especially mothers, excel at taking care of the needs of everyone around us. But when it comes to persuading someone — especially children — to do something for us, it can be difficult, says Dr. Graeme Haynes, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at St. … Continue reading 6 Ways to Get What You Want

Get Lucky: How to Improve Your Fortune

Life & Beauty Weekly: Happy You Get Lucky: How to Improve Your Fortune By Carol Ryan for Life & Beauty Weekly Sometimes it feels like the people around you have all the luck, but you can’t seem to catch a break: Your best friend gets a raise that allows her to buy a new car, but your old minivan gets sideswiped in the parking lot. “It’s not true that luck dictates your life,” explains Renee Meggs, registered psychologist. “Your thoughts influence your life, not luck. How we choose to perceive and respond to life’s events makes all the difference. Choosing … Continue reading Get Lucky: How to Improve Your Fortune