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Dining Etiquette – How to be a Hospitable Host

• Let guests know what time to arrive, and at what time the meal will be served. • Ask if there are food allergies or restrictions, but do not discuss the menu with guests. • If your event is formal, invitations are in writing, and your guests will arrive 5 to 10 minutes before the appointed hour. • Ensure that all guests are introduced.

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The Problem with Diets – and a Solution

The good news is that there is hope. Our knowledge of brain chemistry has evolved significantly over the past few years, and we now understand the causes of diet failure. Even more exciting - we now know how to use brain chemistry as the foundation of a successful weight management program.

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Eco-Friendly Fashion – part 2 of 2

As we are now aware that thought is vibration, and that vibration affects matter, even the thoughts and feelings that go into the creation of the fabric and the garment can have an effect (usually non-consciously) on our own frequencies. Nicole Bridger, a Canadian fashion designer, puts an affirmation label in each garment. The first recipient of the Design Forward Award from FTA (Fashion Takes Action), not only sustainable fabrics, but positive relationships and high ethics have contributed to her success. According to Nicole, “we strongly believe that the energy that we put out into the world is important for our own spirit and for others”. www.nicolebridger.com

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Eco-Friendly Fashion – Part 1 of 2

It used to be that “eco fashion” meant rustic, itchy fabrics and earthy, drab colours. But today’s Green fashion is high quality, luxurious, soft fabrics in cutting edge, designer styles – and usually with superior characteristics and a lower cost than traditional fabrics.

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Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking – Tips 14-20

There are a variety of methods for audience interaction: role plays, demonstrations, exercises, games, etc.

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Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking – Tips 7-13

You will likely get a rush of energy going through your system prior to the presentation. If you label this rush as fear, and try to stop it, this energy may be released through shaking, perspiring, flushing, and butterflies.

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Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking – Tips 3 – 6

Be okay with being the center of attention. You have the right to speak, because you exist.

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Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking – Tips 1 & 2

Have you ever declined an opportunity to speak because of anxiety? Or experienced a less-than-stellar presentation because of nerves? Regardless of your level of comfort, you can transform immediately into a confident, powerful, engaging and effective presenter.

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Party Flock – What’s Your Social Style?

The Hummingbird flits from group to group flapping her wings – I mean arms. The Hummingbird usually has a bright smile and a beaming happy face. Her entire body seems to gesture as she uses her eyebrows and hands in uplifting motions and sweeps. Her voice is typically high and lilting. She is a positive, sparkling and light-hearted presence at any gathering.

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How to Dress for Your Age – the 60’s

Now, more than ever before, you have the liberty to dress for your soul. Wear the clothing that calls to you.

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