Category Archives: Life Cycles

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be “positive” all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.

For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. “F**k positivity,” Mark Manson says. “Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it.” In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, let’s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected American society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up.

Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited—”not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault.” Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek.

There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives.

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Minimum Wage Increases in the United States in 2017

CEDR’s 2017 Minimum Wage infographic is a great way to make sure you’re aware of recent changes and are paying all employees properly for their time. Simply hover the mouse cursor over a state to see what changes will occur in 2017, or confirm your state’s current minimum wage. Plus, take a look at your neighboring states to see how your minimum wages compare!
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Recent job postings in Toronto

Recent job postings in Toronto:

Ticket Collector
City of TorontoToronto, ON
Finance Trainee
Fintech Fund ServicesToronto, ON
Financial Analyst
Fidelity InvestmentsToronto, ON
Summer Student Employment
Special Olympics OntarioToronto, ON
Associate, Corporate Finance
CPP Investment BoardToronto, ON
Analyst, Investment Management
Sun Life FinancialToronto, ON
Junior Financial Analyst
QuestradeToronto, ON
Financial Analyst, Associate
Capital OneNorth York, ON

Canada child benefit (CCB) Payment Dates (2016/2017)


Payment Dates for 2016/2017:

  • July 20, 2016
  • August 19, 2016
  • September 20, 2016
  • October 20, 2016
  • November 18, 2016
  • December 13, 2016
  • January 20, 2017
  • February 20, 2017
  • March 20, 2017
  • April 20, 2017
  • May 19, 2017
  • June 20, 2017
  • July 20, 2017
  • August 18, 2017
  • September 20, 2017
  • October 20, 2017
  • November 20, 2017
  • December 13, 2017

** The CCB replaced the Canada child tax benefit (CCTB) and the universal child care benefit (UCCB) as of July 1, 2016. Any CCTB payments owed to you will be issued with the current CCB payment.  Any UCCB payment owed to you will be issued on the same date as the CCB payment but as a separate payment.

Canadian Startup JobBliss aims to help companies build and manage a flexible workforce

JobBliss, a platform that enables companies to manage and find freelance talent, announced that the company has raised a round of angel funding. The funding was provided by a Toronto angel investor, and the round also includes a Smart Start grant from the Ontario Centres of Excellence, an innovation commercialization hub. JobBliss is a female founded tech startup and was a finalist for the Women 2.0 Pitch competition, TechCrunch Disrupt Toronto, and BNN Disruptors Pitch.

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