Dr. Sharon Moalem has a PhD in human physiology and is an award-winning neurogeneticist and evolutionary biologist. He’s the author of the New York Times best-seller Survival of the Sickest and he and his work have been featured on CNN, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, on Today, and in magazines such as New Scientist and Elle.
Cynic on a Picnic
A look at manners and etiquette in this oh-so-modern world...
With spring here and summer fast approaching, wedding bells are in the air. According to experts, the average wedding in Canada now costs upwards of $22,000. That’s quite a chunk of change to spend on one day, and it would be unfortunate and unnecessary for it to be ruined because someone simply didn’t know the etiquette.
Dave Gagne, president of Dynamic Wealth (a system of personalized instructions, tips, reviews and blogs on trading and investing), and author of Trading Master Plan is an entrepreneur and self-made man. He’s someone I’ve known and admired for a long time because he took his dream and made it a reality, even when it wasn’t easy. He resides in Ottawa with his wife and two young children.
Just short of three decades on this spinning ball of earth and water, I’ve noticed a lot of changes in what I expect of myself and from others. It’s the kind of unconscious personal decisions we make without ever knowing that a change took place, and these are the pivotal points in our lives that shape us into the people we’re meant to be (for better or worse).
The first date is crucial, and is usually a deal breaker. If someone is put off during the first date, they’re unlikely to ask for or accept another. Here are a few tips for making the date a night to remember instead of a horror story told at the water cooler.