Canadian companies and organizations must meet some pretty tough criteria to be chosen as Canada’s Top 100 Employers. As part of this process, employees are asked to complete an extensive application process which include HR and operational practices. We found it interesting that out of the eight key areas being reviewed, four of them could.. read more →

Does it seem the days are getting longer and the workloads bigger?  Sometimes there may not seem to be enough hours in the day.  It is in times like this when you must remember to unplug, de-stress and take care of number 1.  If you’re not at your best, it will be impossible to give.. read more →

23 Aug 2015
August 23, 2015

Are you up for it?

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In the last year, since turning 50 and making the decision to live my life to the maximum and do what I want to do not what I think I should be doing, I have faced some challenges. It’s not that I have ever backed away from a challenge in my life. I am kind.. read more →

23 Jul 2015
July 23, 2015

Thinking positive…

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The last few months in the place that I work, has been overly stressful. My job is seasonal, so our window for success is fairly small. Luckily, we are awesome and we rocked it. But there is always stress, way too much to do, in too short of time and usually not nearly enough bodies.. read more →

09 Jun 2015
June 9, 2015

Headache Relief…

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Photo by Diana Eastman / CC BY 3.0   I have been the lucky recipient of migraine headaches since I was a teenager. My Mom has also had migraines her whole life, as has my oldest son. I have learned over the years that every migraine is different, what works for one, may absolutely not.. read more →

19 Apr 2015
April 19, 2015

Finding balance in life…

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Photo Credit to Donna M. Holland

I have always been a little bit obsessive compulsive…okay sometimes a lot obsessive compulsive. I fall into things hard and fast, I have been know to obsess over love, food, exercise or possibly my hair…I always jump in both feet and running, which I might add can be a little terrifying for those of you.. read more →

11 Mar 2015
March 11, 2015

Let me introduce myself…

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Hi Everyone!! I thought maybe I should introduce myself to you…My name is Donna, Michelle has welcomed me to the Pamper Your Soul team as her new blog writer. I have been writing for most of my life and I have had a personal blog for many years now. I am honored that Michelle has.. read more →

29 Jan 2015
January 29, 2015

How To Enjoy Your Massage…

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I don’t know how many times I have looked forward to having a massage and then wasted it away once I was in the moment… It’s a bit of an art to enjoy any type of massage, you have to learn to tune the world out for an hour (if you are lucky enough to.. read more →

21 Jan 2015
January 21, 2015

Sitting: Is it too much and why?

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Photo credit: sandra_d_newsome via Foter.com / CC BY-NC-SA Sitting here at my desk typing, writing, reading and organizing, you know; doing my job. The majority of workers do so; and what can be the effects of all this sitting for 7hrs per day? You may not want to take the following stat sitting down, according.. read more →