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Dining Etiquette – How to be a Gracious Guest

September 15, 2021

• When you receive the invitation, respond as soon as possible.
• Let your host know if you have food restrictions, but do not indicate likes and dislikes unless you are asked.
• Your host will let you know what time to arrive; if there is some confusion, it is best to ask. In North America, arrive at the time specified, or within 15 minutes, but not earlier.

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What Your Wow Colours [May] Say About You

September 9, 2021

In our colour classes we talk about the personality of colours. Here are some fun descriptions of the personalities of the Seasonal and Flow palettes. I’ve included personal qualities, values, and the role each would take in planning an event. Winter: Sophisticated, fashion-forward, and a trend-setter, you set big goals and make them happen. You…

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The Problem with Diets – and a Solution

September 8, 2021

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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Living Karate-Style: Principles for Life Affirmations – part 1 of 3

September 2, 2021

  …  PRINCIPLES 1 – 6 Karate principles can be applied to life affirmations. In 2000 I started taking Karate at the Richmond Hill Karate Club.  And I have to tell you – Karate does just as much, if not more, for self-awareness and personal growth than it does for self-defense.   How I do Karate…

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Party Flock – What’s Your Social Style?

September 1, 2021

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 30’s

August 24, 2021

30’s:   The Builder / Creator To dress for your age in your 30’s, consider all of your functions.  In your 30’s you may be experiencing any of the following: Establishing your career Starting a family Building a home Developing credentials and credibility Setting goals Balancing home and work Your life may have taken a more…

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The Vibrational Scale of Consciousness – a Model for Personal Growth

July 13, 2021

The Vibrational Scale of Consciousness is a model for personal growth.  The Vibrational Scale has 3 major levels and 7 minor levels.  Low frequencies correspond to energetic constrictions. Energy constrictions manifest in anger, limitations, and fear.  High frequencies correspond to peace, possibilities, and love. The 3 major levels or fields of the Vibrational Scale of…

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How to Dress for Your (Outer) Silhouette

March 26, 2020

Submitted by Alexa Graham … People come in different shapes and sizes, which is why having an understanding of your own is the key to dressing well and feeling confident enough to take on the world. If you’ve already gone through our guide on ‘How to Find Your Signature Shape‘, you’d know how essential it is…

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Eyewear Styling Guide

March 20, 2020

Eyewear Styling Material Recommendations by Wendy Buchanan, Perceptions Eyewear. <p> Would you like to be an Eyewear Stylist?  Advising on eyewear selection is more than just analyzing face shapes.  Eyewear styling is also about scale and visual weight to create harmony and truly “AccessorEYEZ” your client with a style that flatters their face and complements…

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