Jason Barksdale
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Education Reform: 8 Subjects That Should Be Taught in School

I am sure we can all agree that the educational system is flawed. Some might argue that it’s trash, others? All by design. Whatever side of the spectrum you are on a fair consensus is that we need some educational…

5 Things I Learned From Buying a Home

When we found our home, we had no intention of actually buying one. We had our goals for 2020, but originally, we wanted to start small and get a condo, but that was the spark that initiated our roughly four-month house hunt. …

5 Golden Rules for Entering a New Job, Group, or Community

You did it! You have completed your resume, spent hours practicing for your interview and you not only made it through the process, you also nailed it. Or, perhaps your situation is a bit different. It isn’t success from getting…

How to Find the Perfect Partner for a Long-Term Relationship

I’ve read a few think-pieces, comments on social media and other pop culture-based sites, and there appears to be a lot of griping about the general quality pool of people, both women and men who would be reasonable relationship material.…

Black Maca Root Benefits + Review & Secrets

What is Black Maca? Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is an edible plant native to Peru (also known as Peruvian ginseng) which is grown and freshly cooked as a root vegetable. If it’s dried, it can be consumed in a powder form,…

Mastery: 7 Life Lessons You Learn in The Gym

It’s been a few months since I’ve been back to the gym, largely due to a global pandemic, which is why I wanted to share with you the seven things I learned about myself going to the gym. Through the…

8 Mindset Hacks That Can Change Your Life

One of the best pieces of advice I have ever got was to view yourself as someone you would give advice to. That your job is simply to improve that person’s life and making sure he/she actually acts on your…

The Illusion of Inclusion: Optical Allyship

  There’s an ominous paradox in the Canadian and American workplaces. As organizations look to procure the benefits of a multi-cultural, multi-connected, multi-everything landscapes, the countervailing force of bias, prejudice and racism often undermine that effort, creating challenges that companies…

How to Get Jacked and Stay Healthy During COVID-19

In Canada it was announced for Ontarians that our State of Emergency has been extended to June 2nd. That means a continued list of places from restaurants, bars, schools, gyms and fitness centers will remain closed. Staying at home is…

The Miseducation of a Simp.

I know what you are thinking. What is a simp? Why is Russell Wilson a featured image? Where are you going with this? All valid questions that will be answered but if you know, you know. Take this piece with…