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10 Essential Yet Easy Habits Your Whole Family Can Benefit From

10 Essential Yet Easy Habits to Practice with Family

By developing good, proper habits, you and your family can minimize the risk of common health conditions, and live to a ripe, old age. Regardless of what generation you belong to, there are some life hacks which can give you and your family enough energy to enjoy life to the fullest. However, because lifestyle design has nowadays become such a …

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When did you last volunteer - telus day of giving - million hours

When was the Last Time You Gifted Your Time and Volunteered

As many of you are aware, our family has chosen to be Telus Ambassadors. Volunteering is an Integral Part of Our Family Telus' mission to provide digital services beyond devices and a connection, with a focus on community, customer care, environment and giving back is a natural fit for our family. Our relationship with Telus began 5 years ago when …

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The TELUS Giving Effect

Why we need a pay it forward culture through #theGivingEffect

“In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives. In the end, maybe it's wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” When Elizabeth Gilbert wrote this …

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11 Ways To Motivate Your Kids To Exercise More Often

Motivating kids to do something that’s actually good for them can be a handful; try telling them to eat the green healthy vegetables they so meticulously pick out and put aside. Yea, you know where that one’s headed! Well, it is possible, you’re just going to have to be a tad bit clever with that and you can still manage …

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Operation Christmas Child is on time to make an impact!

Operation Christmas Child is on… time to make an impact!

Is giving back just about kindness? Is it so we can feel good about ourselves? Or is it because we just can’t help but give back? Do you know what giving does to your brain? ‘Tis the season of giving, not just to our families but to the people who would benefit greatly from some holiday cheer. And although the …

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5 Sneaky Tricks to Get Your Kids to Eat their Veggies

5 Sneaky Tricks to Get Your Kids to Eat their Veggies

Getting kids to eat their greens can sometimes be a nightmare (and even at times, fruits are met with hesitation). Almost every kid hits a point where somewhere in their little developing mind, they decide for one reason or another that they are no longer trying anything new. Parents, you are not alone in dealing with this. Time and again, …

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ManuLifeReady

Financial Fitness: You ready for the elephant in the room

I learned from an early age that I wasn't normal… but I believed there were others out there like me. I created my first business at a ripe old age of 5. My plan was to dominate the world with my Lemonade empire! In creating my first business I learned very quickly there exists two types of people in the world …

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Screen Time is Killing our kids

Screen Time is Killing Our Kids One TV Show at a Time

Canadian kids don’t play as much as they used to for a lot of reasons, and ParticipACTION’s new national campaign takes on one very real barrier to play—the constant lure of screens. In today’s culture of ‘getting things done’ the screen may seem like an easy solution, but video games, television, computers and smartphones have replaced time spent running, playing …

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