Work/Life Balance

Pssst: Want to hear a secret to save time on social media?

Posted on Oct 25, 2010 in Work/Life Balance

Want to learn a quick trick to save time on social media?

Anyone who has been following me for a while knows that I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I love the opportunity social media provides to stay in touch with friends, family and contacts and to get my work out there to home buyers and sellers in Montreal West Island. But I hat...

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Feeling Fat…But Inspired

Posted on Apr 16, 2010 in Work/Life Balance

I’ve put on 12 pounds in the 3 years I’ve been involved in the world of real estate, first as a Montreal home stager and now as a Montreal real estate agent too.

Worse than the weight, I totally dropped my running and pilates. I used to be in great shape. Now I’m in terrible shape.

So, after months and months of complaining about my weight and condit...

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“Tanya, Martha Stewart’s An A**hole.”

Posted on Mar 23, 2010 in Work/Life Balance

Indulge me in a personal story (once again), will you?

Back in 1998, I went from a high-flying career as a criminologist to being a stay-at-home mom in the span of about a week. And I stayed at home for the next five years. During that time, I went through quite a few identity crises.

What does a stay-at-home mom do?

What are my responsibilities?


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“Hey, you should blog about this.”

Posted on Jan 07, 2010 in Work/Life Balance

This has nothing to do with Montreal real estate, Montreal home staging, or plans for 2010.

It has everything to do with: 1. Being in Key West last year on vacation with Mr. Man; and 2. Mr. Man finding this picture on the computer the other day and saying, “Hey, you should blog about this.”

Yes, he actually said those words: “You should blog about th...

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I got nothing done over the holidays.

Posted on Jan 01, 2010 in Work/Life Balance

Despite the best of intentions, I really got nothing done over the holidays. As a certain someone was thinking of the time he would have off during Christmas and New Year’s as an opportunity to perfect his Guitar Hero performance of all things Van Halen, I was relishing the opportunity to get my Montreal home staging and Montreal real estate busine...

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