5 Easy (and cheap) Health Hacks

These health hacks really deserve a post all to themselves. Each of them are so super simple, it's hard to believe that things this easy have such a huge, positive impact on our health. They say Rome wasn't built in a day, and beginning new habits take time - but these little tricks are that…

Bad luck? Good luck? Who knows?

Once upon a time there was a poor Chinese farmer who had only a son a horse and a small piece of land. One day, the horse escaped into the hills. The farmer's neighbors came to visit because they felt sorry for him: he lost his only horse! 'What bad luck!' They said. The farmer…

Why I’m obsessed with yoga and can’t get enough of it

Stephen R. Covey is the famous author of 'The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.' He introduced me to the 'sharpening the saw' concept, which speaks so loudly to me and anyone else that I share it with. Within this book, Stephen unpacks the need to sharpen our saw's in four different aspects of our…

Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long; dare to be different and enjoy all of life

Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long. Michael Gungor Every emotion has it's opposite. Happy and sad, love and fear, anxiety and contentment... So if we have a positive and a negative, then doesn't that make emotions neutral? That's the way I find it helpful to see emotions,…

Sometimes things just suck: how accepting difficult situations with a positive attitude helps us move forward in constructive ways

Sometimes, things just suck Sometimes things just suck, no matter how much of a positive spin you put on it, or try to tell yourself 'everything happens for a reason'. Zac and I just got back from our almost month long honeymoon. On the last 5 nights of our trip, we stayed in Bora Bora.…

Easy ways to meditate

You know when you break a glass and all the shards go spraying everywhere? But if you recorded that and played it backwards and all of those pieces all of a sudden came back to while the glass is full of water again. That's the same thing that happens to your mind with meditation. You…

A personal plan to stay fabulous and promote happiness in your already wonderful life

Picking up where I left off in The weekly planner that could change your life and help you get shiz done, this post is about helping you plan your 'self' role and intentions. If you've been following me for a while, you'll know how much I believe in looking after yourself. To illustrate this, I…

Bo Alexander, creator of Wink Apparel: the inspiration you need to pull the trigger on your own ideas and why the world needs more of it

One of the main reasons I started this blog is very cliche. I want to be the change I want to see in this world, particularly in the schooling system. All day and every day, I bang on to students about contributing to our community, and creating their own opportunities to use their personal strengths and uniqueness…

The weekly planner that could change your life and help you get shiz done

A weekly planner empowers you to put first things first and gives you the freedom and flexibility to handle unexpected events, to shift appointments if you need to, to nurture relationships and deeply enjoy spontaneous experiences, knowing that you have organised your week to accomplish key goals in every area of your life. Stephen R.…

It’s your job to look after yourself; expectations ruin relationships

Melissa Ambrossini introduced me to the idea of 'expectations ruin relationships'. To me, it really solidifies the need to look after yourself, and to take ownership of building yourself up. It's too big of a job to rely solely on someone else or other people to do it for you. Once upon a time, I…