Author Archives: Ted

Inspired by The Beatles haircuts: The Fiorio Success Story

Maurice Fiorio loved The Beatles when he was a young boy living in France in the 1960s. In fact, he and his friends desperately wanted to look like the hottest new music group, with haircuts like John, Paul, Ringo and George. “Our local barbers only knew how to give us crew cuts,” Maurice recalls, “But we wanted to look cool, … <entire article…>

Life-Changing Moment for Six Nations’ Musician

It was a life-changing moment. Just hours after “The Lucky Ones” was released, it was the No. 1 song in Canada, performed by Canadian music artist Logan Staats. The 29-year-old musician from Six Nations Reserve had become the first winner on The Launch, a new music competition show on CTV. First aired this January, each episode of the series follows … <entire article…>

Fabulous, Fun Fiddleheads

What’s brilliant dark green, comes in a beautiful shape, and is chock-full of nutrients? It’s the Canadian fiddlehead from the Ostrich fern. Fiddleheads are the curled, edible shoots before they unfurl. They get their name from their shape – a fiddle head! Loaded with vitamin A and C, and high in potassium, these seasonal delicacies are a nutritional powerhouse, rich … <entire article…>

Looking & Feeling Your Best

Looking good leads to feeling good, feeling good leads to feeling empowered. There is no doubt that the two are related. When we take care of ourselves, that is, exercise, eat healthy, stay hydrated, and get enough sleep, we automatically feel good. And when we feel good, we automatically glow from looking good. So how do you do this? A … <entire article…>

Where There’s Commitment There’s Success

Commitment is a word we often hear these days. A company says it is “committed” to customer service, or we read about an individual’s “commitment” to a particular cause or interest. But there is a lot more to the word than simply stating it. The origin of commit is a promise or pledge that may take many years of hard … <entire article…>

We’ve Got Your Back

For many people, back pain is a fact of life. In fact, back pain remains one of the most common reasons to visit the doctor, chiropractor or physiotherapist. In most instances, back pain is caused by overuse and muscle strain or injury. But there are many lifestyle habits you can adapt to reduce the risk of injury, minimize back pain, … <entire article…>

Spring Into Small Project Actions

Daylight Saving Time is here again, and with it comes an extra hour of sunlight. Suddenly, we all are looking again to being outdoors and take advantage of that extra hour. May use it for a project you’ve been planning to do, or something that you started but never completely finished. But with more light and the energy of a … <entire article…>

Get Your Hands Dirty This Spring

We’ve made it through a snowy, cold winter. Getting back into the garden seems even more exciting this year as we watch the first signs of plants pushing through the ground. There’s real satisfaction in digging in the dirt, like when we were children and played in the mud! Sure, you’ll want to wear gloves to protect your hands, but … <entire article…>

25 Ways to Say I Love You Mom

With Mother’s Day on Sunday May 10th, you might be wondering what you can do this year. Here are some ideas for Mother’s Day, or any day when you feel like celebrating your mother. Many cost only your time, sure your mom will be grateful! Write, call, illustrate or send a photo of a specific occasion that you remember when you … <entire article…>