Edmonton Outdoor Patios – Brents Favourites

One of the things I love on a hot summer day is to enjoy a cool beverage on one of the wonderful Edmonton outdoor patios. Summer season = patio season in my books. Whether it’s BBQ dinner on the patio in my back yard or finding a restaurant with a great patio, it’s a summer must for me. There are all kinds of amazing options across the city with many situated downtown but living far from downtown I thought I’d share a few that I love away from the core.  If downtown is your thing then check out these two …

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Local YEG Businesses Focused On Supporting Entrepreneurs

Supporting local YEG businesses is something I love to promote and to do at the best of times. When times are more challenging it’s even that much more important to help them survive and go on to thrive. It’s not an easy ride in business at times, that’s for sure, but when helping them helps you as a business owner too it’s worth it even that much more! As an Executive and Life Coach with my company, Entrepreneurial Freedom, I am passionate about helping business owners create the change they need to achieve the success they truly want in their business …

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Edmonton Summer Activities: Brents 5 Favourites

There are so many summer activities in my hometown of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It really is an incredible place to be in the summer. While known as a winter wonderland, many who don’t know our city might be surprised to hear how vibrant, progressive, green, and fun it is all summer long. The summer of 2020 might be different that usual and some of your favourite summer activities might not be available or at least in the way you are used to but that does not mean there won’t be anything to do. If you’re staying closer to home this …

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Edmonton Trails For Walking, Hiking, Running, and Cycling: Brents Favourites

Edmonton trails in our river valley and beyond are some of the most beautiful trails in all of North America. The Edmonton trails include the largest stretch of urban parkland in all of North America! That’s over 150 kilometres of trails. It’s 22 times the size of New York’s Central Park. With all of that green space at our disposal, and accessible most pretty much all year long, there’s no excuse not to get out and be active. Thought I’d share a few of my favourite spots that might just motivate you to get out, enjoy nature, be active and …

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Introverts Social Distancing – Not As Easy As You Might Think

When you think of introverts social distancing you might instantly think it’s natural for them. Easy peasy. A slam dunk. This is what they crave and want… all the time, right? There have been a ton of social media posts jokingly suggesting how perfectly suited introverts are for this COVID-19 pandemic. In some respects perhaps that’s true but because of how this has all panned out so far… no, not so much. I am an introvert but one that has learned to shift towards the middle and be more extroverted when I need or want to. At the same time …

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