“Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes Six years ago, I came across a line from an old poem that punctured my present moment so profoundly it seemed to stop time. On an average Tuesday, there I was, sitting at my desk, ignoring the stack
Long before the Kardashians and the Real Housewives, Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey dominated the nation’s airwaves. In the early 2000s, Jessica Simpson was a bonafide A-lister who attracted paparazzi attention in a similar vein to her contemporaries Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, and Britney Spears. Like the others, it wasn’t her singing, acting, or dancing
On Tuesday, the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) announced the Mazda3 as the Canadian Car of the Year exclusively on The Morning Show. According to Stephanie Wallcraft, president of the AJAC, the Mazda3 is the first car in the history of their 40-year program to be a back-to-back winner. “This is the 2020 winner
On this episode, I chat with Cal Newport about his fantastic new book, A World Without Email. We chat about: How the cost of email is higher than we realize The differences between “asynchronous” and “synchronous” ways of communicating, and why they matter Cal’s idea of the “hyperactive hive mind” How email scrambles our thoughts
1. Karma is about teachings and time Karma is complex and there are so many misconceptions surrounding it. The mainstream culture has its interpretation that likes to romanticize life and believe there is a reason for everything. This is often because we can’t do the best of what we have been dealt—our personality, desires, environment,
“Being attracted to someone’s way of thinking is a whole different level of attraction.” ~Unknown I have been divorced for ten years now and thought it would be fairly easy to find “the one” once I was set free from the ties of the wrong one. To my surprise, it has been harder than I
A lifeguard fired for simply doing his job well was honored by his city. A life in danger 21-year-old lifeguard Tomas Lopez was on duty in Hallandale Beach, Florida when a beachgoer alerted him to someone drowning. Lopez immediately ran to the scene. Once he arrived to the scene, the swimmer was already on land.
A graphic novel for children from the wildly popular Captain Underpants series is being pulled from library and bookstore shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.” The book under scrutiny is 2010’s The Adventures of Ook and Gluk by Dav Pilkey, who has apologized, saying it “contains harmful racial stereotypes” and is “wrong
Making an impact. Something that I have aimed for, for as long as I can remember. Whenever you read about someone making an impact, you always hear the same thing. Someone somewhere at the age of 12 started a non-profit. A person on your Instagram feed has a new clothing line dedicated to the orphans
“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t.” ~Rikki Rogers A friend recently asked me: Andi, where does your strength come from? It took me a while before I had a good enough answer for her. I sat contemplating the many roads I’ve traveled, through
Two amazing restaurant owners in Baltimore went to unbelievable lengths to grant one customer’s dying wish. Her bucket list broccoli Brandon Jones’ mother-in-law was in the final stage of lung cancer and refusing treatment, determined to live out her remaining days at home on her terms, with friends and family. Over the years, she had fallen in
Last December, 23-year-old Hannah Lohnes began having recurring nightmares of contracting COVID-19 and passing it on to her family. It had been a month since the Surrey, B.C. resident was diagnosed with COVID-19, and she says sometimes when she laid on her back, she felt suffocated, gasping for air. Read more: Canadians reporting higher levels
“These struggles of mine… I won’t let them get the best of me” My Struggle – The Song – Official Music Video – Fearless Motivation Download or Stream the speech now, on Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Deezer, Amazon MP3, YouTube Music & MP3 Downloads at TeamFearless.comMY STRUGGLE Song – Copyright: Fearless MotivationLyrics by Jones 2.0 | Music Composed
This article is inspired by the In Your Feelings Podcast, a collaboration from Thought Catalog and Bianca Sparacino. Listen here: Spotify | iTunes [embedded content] The love you find within yourself will be yours forever. However, I know that the journey back home to yourself, the journey towards being comfortable, and at peace, on your
You may not see it. Your day-to-day interactions may not put you in situations where you are exposed to anti-Asian sentiment. You may not recognize it even when you do see it. But it is very real. The aggressions, micro and macro, are real. The harassment is real. The violence is real. The hate crimes
Knowing how to properly care for your clothing can maximize its lifespan — saving you money and the heartache of throwing out your favourite sweaters. Toronto-based fashion expert, Lisa Kisber, recently joined The Morning Show to bust some common cleaning myths and talk about how we can take better care of our clothes. Read more:
Love yourself enough so that you don’t ask, “Why do they love me so much?” Love yourself so you don’t accept mistreatment from others and think that this is what you deserve. Love yourself enough so you’d know that not being respected or appreciated is not okay and it’s not something that you should tolerate.
Jason Bateman first met actress Amanda Anka, daughter of legendary singer Paul Anka, when they were both 18. As Anka told GQ, their initial encounter happened at a L.A. Kings game and while they would eventually marry, they didn’t date for the first 10 years because, as she candidly told the mag, “I just wasn’t
It’s been more than a year since the majority of Canadians have been able to take a vacation and as vaccinations begin to roll out, some people might be itching to book their next getaway. Marty Firestone, president of Travel Secure, recently joined The Morning Show to talk about how we can travel safely in
At this moment, as you sit firmly grounded to the Earth, you are also grounded within yourself. Dedicate this time for yourself and release all external obligations. Your only obligation is to tend to your well-being and to take this time to be fully present. Take the deepest breath that you have taken all day.
“What, then, is the right way of living? Life must be lived as play…” ~Plato I am a recovering perfectionist, and learning to play again saved me. Like many children, I remember playing a lot when I was younger and being filled with a sense of openness, curiosity, and joy toward life. I was fortunate to
Jada Pinkett Smith is known for being one of the most forthcoming and emotionally intuitive women in show business. In a town teeming with pretentious performers who change colors from one moment to the next, you can count on Jada to keep it real no matter what. Over the years, she and her husband Will
A survey fielded in June 2020 by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) showed that approximately 90% of the 216 organizations polled planned to act on racial inequities in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and subsequent civil unrest that transpired in the summer of 2020. i4cp recently revisited how well those
What kind of job title do you give a man who’s used to being called “Prince” or “Duke”? Prince Harry has landed his first job since giving up his Royal Family duties, as the new chief impact officer for a tech company in California’s Silicon Valley. BetterUp, a company focused on employee coaching and mental
Trigger warning: Eating disorders 2013, the year I was beautiful. Or so they told me. I was in my smallest body, and to me this body had magical powers. This body, unlike all the ones before it, could walk into any clothing store to find unlimited options. This body could attract any lover I wanted.
“Some people are going to reject you simply because you shine too bright for them. That’s okay. Keep shining.” ~Mandy Hale After I finished school, I was excited about moving forward with life. I thought about the career that I hoped to have, where I hoped to live, and the things that I wanted to
Prince Harry appears to be collecting job titles like they’re royal titles, after announcing on Wednesday that he will join a six-month study of misinformation in the U.S., in addition to his new gig at a mental health startup. The Duke of Sussex will be one of 15 commissioners examining misinformation for the Aspen Institute,
Ahhhh, the easy life. Wouldn’t it be great? Isn’t it our subconscious goal—maybe even our conscious goal—to get to the end of the hard road so that we can coast through life? Isn’t that why millions of us buy lottery tickets each week? We imagine that with millions in our pockets, life can become one
“You will survive, and you will find purpose in the chaos. Moving on doesn’t mean letting go.” ~Mary VanHaute I was ten years old when I discovered the truth. He didn’t fall. He wasn’t pushed. It wasn’t an accident. He jumped. Suicide isn’t a concept easily explained to a six-year-old, much less her younger siblings,
Celebrity culture can be all-consuming. Whether it’s by choice or by chance, we can’t help but disappear into the lives of certain public figures. At best, it’s a form of escapism — we forget about our tiresome, mundane lives in order to vicariously experience the chaos, glamour, and scandal surrounding a typical A-lister. Perhaps we