Gratitude (Giving Thanks…Everyday)

Written by Team Optimity 2 minute read Could thanking your lucky stars for an unblemished bag of avocadoes make you a healthier person?  Can appreciating your cubicle mate’s sense of humour help you become a better spouse? What about being grateful that the bus waited for you this morning: could that help you grow resiliency?  … Continue reading Gratitude (Giving Thanks…Everyday)

3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt Regret

Written by Yuki Hayashi 3 minute read $583: that’s the average amount Canadians planned to spend on gifts last holiday season. According to results of the CPA Canada Holiday Spending Monitor Update, a national poll conducted by Nielsen for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, a whopping 50% of respondents normally don’t set a budget … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid Holiday Debt Regret

Put Your Superhero Powers to Sleep: 5 Great Methods for Whole Brain Living

Written by Team Optimity 3 minute read We all have a part of our brain that’s dedicated to our survival defences. It’s almost like having superhero powers that can be activated when we need to protect ourselves when we’re threatened or in danger. When we’re relaxed, this part of the brain goes about taking care … Continue reading Put Your Superhero Powers to Sleep: 5 Great Methods for Whole Brain Living

5 Simple Ways to Improve Yourself This September

Written by Rachel Dong & Barry Choi 3 minute read F. Scott Fitzgerald said it best: “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall”. September is National Self-Improvement Month, a perfect opportunity to start anew and reach those personal development goals that you’ve been putting off the whole summer. As the … Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to Improve Yourself This September

5 Ways to Change your Thinking and Be More Positive

2 Minute Read It’s normal to have a little bit of stress in our everyday life, especially if it’s the kind to help motivate us to get the work done. However the issue arises when we let constant stress overcome us and take control of our mood, our thinking and our perspective. Negative thoughts and … Continue reading 5 Ways to Change your Thinking and Be More Positive