For anyone who’s ever gone through a hard break up and needs a few ideas to get back on their feet, Jenn Pedde offers some sound tips.
We ask for our problems to be solved, but we don’t like what shows up. Karen Luniw shares some tips on how to move through the fear so you can recognize opportunity when it shows up.
Writers are painstakingly careful about so many elements of our craft. So why is the writer’s contract something we are careless about? Lorne Daniel explores how to look at the writer’s contract with fresh eyes.
There are lots of ways to walk your dog. Which one is the right way? Eric Brad offers suggestions so that you and your dog can enjoy your walks together.
What do you do when your puppy becomes a teenager? Eric Brad talks about his adventures with Rizzo, his young Belgian Shepherd, how to deal with puppy shenanigans, and ways to keep a dog in this phase of life engaged in training.
What’s the best way to get your dog to perform the behaviours you want? Eric Brad explores the similarities and the differences between “Lure and Reward” training and “Mark and Reward” training.
Some people swear that Las Vegas is the centre of the universe — but Moira Gardener discovers that what surrounds Vegas is just as spectacular as what’s in Vegas.
Motivation is not something people associate with dogs. After all, there are no doggy motivational speakers. We just assume that our dogs want to do what we ask of them without considering things from their perspective. But what’s in it for them? Companionship? Adventure? Tasty snacks? Fun? Nothing at all? The answer is more complex than you might think.
One of our key Upside Life messages is about developing and maintaining financial well-being through adequate saving coupled with living within our means and buying items when we can afford them. National Public Radio Economic commentator Beth Kobliner gave what I would consider some of the best advice about saving and spending: “Make it easy […]
Soon, winter will be upon us and with it, some cool crisp nights featuring skies festooned with stars, planets and of course, our moon. For most of us, it’s a bit chilly to go out and set up a telescope. Binoculars to the rescue! If you have never looked at the night skies through a pair of steadily mounted binoculars, you really are missing something!