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Sally Glover

Editor. Writer. Storyteller.

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Creator of compelling, polished content.

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LinkedIn Pulse
01/25/2016
Personal PR: Strategies for a successful rebrand

Thirteen years ago, I left the comfort of my stable but humdrum job and the familiarity of my hometown for the big, awesome world of Toronto, with nothing more than a two suitcases and the dream of pursuing something meaningful-something I could brag about.

Fresh Faced
The Pimple and the Pill

Let me start with this: For decades, when we thought of birth control in Canada, the pill was the first thing to come to mind. But modern demands have allowed accessibility to several other methods of birth control-IUDs, the patch, the ring-that are similarly dependent on hormone manipulation.

WCG Services
07/06/2015
How to write a cover letter worth reading

You never get a second chance to make a first impression-especially when it comes to applying for a job. Your cover letter is the first written impression of you that a potential employer will see, so it's an excellent opportunity to sell yourself as the best person for the job.

Canadian Family
Zen and the art of helmet wearing

With spring just around the corner, it's time to think about cycling safety. So next time you take your child to the doctor, bring along his bicycle helmet. According to Dr. Gregory Parkinson, a family practitioner in Falmouth, Mass., 96% of children and parents are unaware of the correct way to wear protective headgear.

Canadian Family
Setting the bar too high

The right dose of perfectionism can motivate people of any age to try harder. But in school-age children, perfectionism can cause anxiety and negative feelings about performing a new task, warns Dr. Patricia DiBartolo, associate professor of psychology at Smith College in Northampton, Mass.

Fresh Faced
Choosing sunscreen: 3 important rules

Every spring, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a U.S.-based environmental health research and advocacy organization, releases an annual Guide to Sunscre

Fresh Faced
Saving face: Bad beauty habits to break

Falling into a rut is something we all do at one time or another, and our beauty habits are no exception. One night you fall into bed with your makeup on, exhausted, and the next thing you know, it's become your nighttime routine. Below are six bad habits to break to help maintain a healthy, beautiful glow.

Fresh Faced
Oil Cleansing 101

Believe it or not, oil is the new superhero of facial cleansers. Yes, that's right-oil. While it might sound crazy at first, once you think back to high school chemistry class and remember the principle of "like dissolves like," the premise of using oil to remove...well, oil sort of starts to make sense.

WCG Services
08/20/2015
Take a load off: How to deal with workplace stress

It was International Self-Care Day in Canada last month, and at WCG we've been talking about a wellness issue many of us face on a daily basis: job-related stress. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, stress is the body's response to a real or perceived threat-a reaction meant to get the body ready for ...

Canadian Family
All quiet on the home front?

You may think your kids prevent you from getting the peace and quiet you so desperately need. Well, maybe you should think about it the other way around. A psychologist at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., says children are the true victims of loud and chaotic households.

blogTO
01/23/2016
Toronto Walks: Ghosts, Gastronomes, and Scavenger Hunts

In my five years without a car in Toronto, I've learned that most of the city is not only pedestrian-friendly, but more interesting on foot. And Mayor Miller agrees: For the month of October, the City of Toronto is hosting a walking festival, which includes Halloween-themed jaunts, foodie and nature...

Fresh Faced
The seven habits of highly effective hair care

I can't tell you how many times I've wished for different hair. Oh, to be able to wake up in the morning with glorious, healthy, shiny tresses that need nothing more than a few strategic tousles to land in perfect place.

Fresh Faced
The fountain of natural youth: How to heal dry, damaged skin

I just read a post online that started with "Are you concerned about wrinkles, sun damage, and dry skin?" I mean, isn't that kind of a no-brainer? I can't think of a single woman who wants skin that could be even remotely described as damaged, dry, or wrinkled.

WCG Services
08/31/2015
I know what you did last summer: Monitoring your online presence

Is your online footprint standing in the way of your dream job? According to CareerBuilder's annual social media recruitment study, 52 percent of employers used the internet to research applicants last year. Primarily, hiring managers are looking for information that backs up a candidate's qualifications or to see if the candidate has a professional online ...

blogTO
01/23/2016
Eco-Couture in Toronto

After faithfully carting around cloth bags, recycling and composting, getting my news online, and reducing my daily energy consumption where possible, the last spot left in my home needing a green makeover is my closet. I know just where to head for inspiration: Toronto's second annual Fashion Takes Action gala...

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