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At every turn, a mind-blowing vista opened before us. But always – far below – lay Lake O’Hara, an artist’s palette in aquamarine
At every turn, a mind-blowing vista opened before us. But always – far below – lay Lake O’Hara, an artist’s palette in aquamarine

Lake O'Hara Lodge: a timeless Rocky Mountain beauty

By By Gerry Feehan - Travel writer - Troy Media
June 5, 2018 - 9:40am

A Red Deer friend described Lake O’Hara Lodge in Yoho National Park, B.C., as the most beautiful place she’d ever been. My wife and I have done our share of travel to exotic and wonderful places so my expectations for our three-day visit to O’Hara were tempered with a grain of salt.

By being kind, we give those around us hope and inspiration
By being kind, we give those around us hope and inspiration

Five ways you can practice kindness at work

By Rebecca Schalm - Columnist - Troy Media
May 29, 2018 - 10:31am Updated: May 29, 2018 - 4:51pm

Mindfulness is the new hot trend in organizational effectiveness, with employee programs popping up in innovators like Google and stalwarts like General Mills (Why Google, Target, and General Mills Are Investing in Mindfulness, Harvard Business Review).

As soon as you start believing in your own excellence, a farmer will back his tractor out of a field, some dolt will pull out of a driveway without looking, or something will fall off that truck in front of you and you’re in deep trouble
As soon as you start believing in your own excellence, a farmer will back his tractor out of a field, some dolt will pull out of a driveway without looking, or something will fall off that truck in front of you and you’re in deep trouble

Motorcycle madness: what you can do to stay safe on two wheels

By By Ted Laturnus - Auto editor - Troy Media
May 25, 2018 - 10:34am

Although I drive at least 100 new cars a year, I also ride motorcycles. In fact, I’ve been riding since 1965. And as far as safety goes, things are worse than ever for bikers. We’re getting killed or injured in increasing numbers every year.

An electronic empowerment has been unleashed by the information technology and communications revolution
An electronic empowerment has been unleashed by the information technology and communications revolution

Internetization is globalization on steroids

By By Constantine Passaris and Allen Bentley - Contributors - Troy Media
May 24, 2018 - 10:11am

The English language has traditionally embraced new words in response to the cultural evolution of civil society, in response to the production of new products and services, and to the articulation of innovative concepts in science and technology.

The individual experiencing mania is unable to realize the impact of his or her behaviour
The individual experiencing mania is unable to realize the impact of his or her behaviour

Warning signs someone you love is experiencing mania

By By Dr. Paul Latimer - Columnist - Troy Media
May 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Have you ever noticed a friend or family member go through what appears to be a total personality change? Perhaps he or she was slightly introverted but suddenly became the extroverted life of the party. Or maybe a quiet friend suddenly became a high speed talker.

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