Category Archives: Health

The Happiness Equation (Neil Pasricha)

Many of you have likely heard of The Book of Awesome.  This was written by Canadian author, Neil Pasricha who was to present at the Toronto Reference Library.  Inspired by this upcoming event, The Happiness Equation made it to my … Continue reading

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An Evening with Margaret Trudeau

Tonight I enjoyed attending an event, featuring Margaret Trudeau, with my friend Kim.  I had seen Trudeau speak at a work event 8 or 9 years ago and had appreciated her open conversation about her bipolar disease.  Wordsworth Books (Waterloo) … Continue reading

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The Happiness Advantage (Shawn Achor)

“Studies show that simply believing we an bring about positive change in our lives increases motivation and job performance, that success, in essence, becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy”. Shawn Achor, Harvard professor, shares that success does not lead to happiness but … Continue reading

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (Atul Gawande)

“There is no escaping the tragedy of life, which is that we are all aging from the day we are born.” Although this is not a typical leadership book, it is essential for health professionals and individuals to read this … Continue reading

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