Womanhood – the Pinnacle of Strength

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Share   This post is by Bibi K.: BE STRONG; BE PATIENT; BE WARY; HOLD FIRMLY TO YOUR BELIEFS; YOU WILL SURVIVE AND SUCCEED. When we come to this country for the first time, it is a very overwhelming experience. Whether we come from a third world country where the socio economic conditions are not […]

Zumba Fitness ® Fundraiser In Memory of Sonia Varaschin

Zumba Fitness ® Fundraiser In Memory of Sonia Varaschin

Share This post is by Marija Bojic: My name is Marija Bojic and I am an immigrant woman from former Yogoslavia. I came to Canada desiring peaceful life, education, and a better life for my family. As I was leaving the war- torn country, I thought that witnessing such tragedies as friends and family being […]

Why Failure is a Good Thing

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Share   This article is by Gina Mollicone-Long: Everything that happens to you serves you in some way. Everything. Every time. It doesn’t always feel good but it always serves you. Just as the pain of a paper cut serves to alert you to the injury on your finger so too does the pain of […]

A New Beginning at the Age of 37

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Share   This post is by Fabiana Bacchini: Her desire for change empowered her to overcome an addiction of over 12 years. “The doctor told me I was going to die if I carried on drinking”, says Maria Connie Garcia, 53 years old, our Brilliant Woman of the week. “It was a miracle. I just […]

BrilliantWoman.net Celebrates One Year Anniversary

BrilliantWoman.net Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Share   This post is by Maria Ushakova: Last week, we celebrated one year anniversary - it’s been one year since BrilliantWoman.net went live on March 20th of 2011. I am so excited! In just one year, the blog has grown from a small project that I started out of my personal interest in blogging into […]

A Doctor’s Prescription: Patience and Perseverance

Dr. Andreia Scalco

Share  This post is by Fabiana Bacchini: Six years of medical school, three years of residency, four years of a Master’s Degree, five years of work experience  and her credentials were not enough once she moved to Canada. Andreia Scalco, 39 years old, like many other foreign trained doctors, had to apply for residency to get […]

Outside In

Outside In

Share   This article is by Gina Mollicone-Long: You already have all the resources you need. How many times have you heard that comment? This is not a new idea nor it is a simple one to grasp but it is true. And, if you make it a principle by which you live then you […]

Five Surprising Habits That Could Change Your Life

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Share   This post is by Gina Mollicone-Long: When was the last time you did something scary on purpose? I’m talking about driving somewhere unfamiliar at night when you were sure you would get lost kind of scary. Or taking your virgin trip down a ski slope at thirty or getting up the nerve to […]

New Year New Goals

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Share  This post is by Fabiana Bacchini: “It is better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.” ~ Jackie Joyner-Kersee – 
Multiple Olympic Gold Medal Champion Have you set your goals for 2012? What are your New Year’s resolutions? You might have everything planned out in your head: plans to travel, […]

Think or Sink This Holiday Season

Think or Sink This Holiday Season

Share  This post is by By Gina Mollicone-Long : There’s no such thing as stress! I love starting conversations during the holidays with this comment because most people are usually at their “wit’s end” and this statement brings their frenzy to a sudden halt. They stare at me with bewildered looks trying to ascertain my […]

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