The Rise of Women Drivers

It has been noted that many women are choosing to learn how to drive over relationships. Jean-Baptiste Limare, Head of Car Access at Admiral.com, said “young drivers are so determined to stay on the road they are willing to sacrifice fashion, fun and festivals in order to keep up with the costs. In fact, it’s even ‘road over romance’ for more than half of young female drivers”. Admiral also revealed to The Telegraph that, on average, women were better drivers. So why is it that, … [Read more...]

UN Women Executive Director visits Ukraine

During her first official visit to Ukraine, from 8-10 June, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is meeting with government officials, parliamentarians, donors, women's groups, internally displaced women and other women facing multiple forms of discrimination. Her visit comes at a crucial time for Ukraine when the country addresses the effects of the on-going armed conflict and implementing an ambitious national reform agenda. At her meetings, the Executive Director is highlighting … [Read more...]

4 tips to keep your wardrobe simple and stress-free

The average woman spends 16 minutes a day deciding what to wear – precious time taken away from work, friends and family. It’s a stressful part of the daily routine we can all do without, but it seems that despite rounds of spring cleaning and New Year’s resolutions, clothes that are thrown out are only to be replaced again. Women only wear 20 per cent of their wardrobe regularly, which means dozens of unworn dresses, shirts and trousers causing unnecessary stress. Simplifying your wardrobe … [Read more...]

Everybody’s Got a Story! – JUNE 15-17, LYRIC THEATRE – TORONTO

Everybody's Got A Story celebrates Canada's 150th in concert as we pay tribute to our nation's strong history of women in music! Performed by some of Canada's top musical theatre artists, this show features the music of Canada's most influential and powerful female voices, including Anne Murray, Celine Dion, Alanis Morissette, Joni Mitchell, Shania Twain, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jann Arden, and Sarah McLachlan. Conceived by Katie Edwards with musical direction & arrangements by Jeannie Wyse, the … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Your First Date After a Divorce

Going on a date after a divorce is not always easy. For starters, if you haven’t been dating for a while, you may be off your game a little bit, and this can cause you to become nervous. A lot of things have probably changed too since the last time you went out for a date with someone new, so some adjustments may be necessary. The key to making your first date after a divorce a success is being able to relax. It’s a date, it’s supposed to be fun. To help you get back in the game, here are … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Add Luxury to Your Home

While we all need to feel special sometimes, it can be difficult when you’re coming home after a hard day to mess, clutter, boring décor, and old accessories. Adding a little luxury to your home can be a great way to help you relax and feel great. When you think glamour and luxury, one of the first things that come to mind might be the expense. But, by adding a few small touches you can add luxury to every room without breaking the bank. Here is a look at how you can do this. Bathroom The … [Read more...]

5 Things Every Injury Victim Should Know

You probably wouldn’t think that slipping and falling on a patch of ice could lead to a serious injury until you personally experience it. Women, in particular, can be quick to shrug off an injury or assume that it’s nothing serious because they don’t want to be left unable to care for themselves. Sometimes injuries heal completely within a few months, but others may cause you medical issues for the remainder of your life. If you have sustained an injury because another party was negligent or … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Beat Stress and Relax Again

In many ways, a little bit of stress can be a good thing – it can challenge us to meet our goals and motivate us to keep going. But, whether it’s related to your family life, work, or something else entirely, letting your stress levels keep building up can only end in disaster. When it crosses a certain line, stress can become seriously debilitating, and could even develop into full-blown anxiety if you fail to do anything about it. Thankfully, there’s no need to wait until you are experiencing … [Read more...]

How To Get Fit For Your Wedding

Are you hoping to be in shape and toned when you walk down the aisle? Here are some tips that will come in handy: Map it out Take five minutes each morning to set your daily eating goals. Map out what you hope to accomplish and make sure that you stick to it. However, if something happens to mess up your well-laid plans, you should not be too hard on yourself. Remember what you are grateful for and try to make up for it next time. If you lose enough weight, you can order a custom … [Read more...]

House Flipping in 2017: Is it Still a Good Business Idea?

House flipping has long been a favorite method of starting out for those looking to build a property portfolio and make reasonably quick profits, sometimes on relatively modest investments. As the housing market crash of 2008 moves further away in the rear-view mirror many budding investors are asking themselves whether house flipping still makes good business sense. In the immediate aftermath of the crisis, cheap property was easy to find. Almost 10 years on, however, and it now requires a … [Read more...]

Hurdles Women Face in their Quest for Professional Success

Do women find it more difficult than men to achieve professional success? Let’s see now. Women are better qualified! More than 50% of the students entering college in western countries are women. According to the results of a study conducted by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, around 36% of millennial women of ages 25 to 34 have a bachelor’s degree or higher qualifications as compared to men. But, do higher qualifications translate into better professional success and equal … [Read more...]

Women Who Work Hard Play Hard – Now It Is Time to Relax

One of the most common personality traits among women who are overachievers is that they work hard, yes, but they play hard as well. Literally everything they do calls for 150% effort and at some point, it’s just time to take a step off the treadmill for a quick breather, and then back at it. However, without that time of recharging, you find that everything you do begins to slow down to a halt and you are going to be forced to take a break ready or not, like it or not. This year, why not plan … [Read more...]

How Would Today’s Woman Fare in the Old West? Find Out!

There is something to be said about equality, but the problem is, many people simply have it wrong! Equality is all about getting equal rights, not about confusing what nature has to say about the limitations of our bodies. The same holds true for men! There are just some things a man’s body is well suited for and other things which are beyond the scope of what a woman can easily accomplish. Equality is all about getting equal benefits and equal respect no matter which gender you are or if you … [Read more...]

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