Archive for the 'Society' Category

Securing a job as an immigrant can be challenging enough. Then after breaking through the barriers of employment and securing that coveted professional job, we are faced with how t...

A senior shared why his gym membership wasn’t working for him despite being at the gym every single day of this year. When he shared his experience, I caught what the challenge w...

In this week’s episode I talked about how missing commitments (especially public ones) make you look bad like when you fart in public *closes eyes* even though you did not plan t...

Sometimes, our upbringing, life experiences and native culture condition us to see and approach life in specific ways. And there is nothing necessarily wrong with this. The challen...

Today, I thought to share with you 111 important lessons that I have learned in my six years of integration into the Canadian system. This list is not ranked or grouped in any mann...

I have come across several discussions debating why it may or may not be worth it immigrating to Canada. When asked, many who eventually succeeded would argue that immigrating to C...

It has been said that the average person makes up to 35,000 decisions in a day. Making a choice involves decision making. As immigrants with lofty dreams, we will be saddled with m...

This week, I am letting you in on a discussion that I had with a new immigrant that I’ll like to call “Omah”. Of course, that implies it’s not his real name – I am just u...

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! I am truly thankful for the opportunity that I have to serve this growing community! Thank you for the continued support. Whether we are conscious of...

Life is fun until it is not. When life hits you in the face with an unpleasant surprise, what do you do? For most of us, we have a default that we turn to in times of joy and grief...