Alex’s Life

14 Best Home Business Ideas for Canadians

If conventional employment doesn’t agree with you, you may want to consider starting a business from home. Here are fourteen of the best home business ideas for Canadians in 2020. Why I Started a Small Business From Home There are many reasons why conventional employment can be unappealing. In my case, I have a number […]

How to Improve Focus – Embrace these 8 Healthy Habits

After suffering a traumatic brain injury in my mid-twenties I learned how to improve focus out of necessity. I can still remember (if vaguely) how easy it was for me to concentrate for long periods of time before my brain injury. I could sit down at my computer and “zone out” on a project, emerging […]

Managing Mental Health as a Marketer

Whether you’re an employee or a business owner/freelancer such as myself, managing mental health in the workplace is gravely important. Whether you’re keeping it together at your desk or worrying your way through a client meeting, working as a marketer/writer makes you somewhat reliant on your emotions. They drive empathy and creativity, at least when […]

Get to Sleep: A Reformed Insomniac’s Guide to a Good Night’s Rest

Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an employee, everyone needs a good night’s rest. What follows is this reformed insomniac’s best tips, tricks, and hacks for attacking your days feeling as well rested as possible. The Importance of Sleep By this point in time, the fact that getting a good night’s rest is critical for overall […]

My Origins Story (the short version)

I wasn’t forged in the fires of an ancient volcano, or born on a dark and stormy night. In fact, I came into this world in the middle of a sunny spring afternoon. I’m told there was cake. But my life hasn’t been all birdsong and beauty. Ever since I suffered a traumatic brain injury […]