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My Favourite Beach Reads

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I have read and re-read so many books in the last year and a half. Like, a lot. Books — not e-books, actual books — have been a welcome respite from a year and a half’s worth of  Zoom, FaceTime, and just the overall emotions of the pandemic. But BC is opening up, things feel a little more “normal,” I’m …

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Nine Ways to Add More Fruits and Vegetables to Your Diet

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I will start this blog post off by saying you will never go wrong with adding a variety of fruits and vegetables to your diet. Fruits and veggies contain a variety of beneficial nutrients, though the type determines which nutrients it contains and in what amounts. This mighty duo is generally super-rich in fibre, vitamins, and minerals.  They also provide …

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Green Detox Smoothie

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I love smoothies. They are such a versatile way of staying hydrated, nourished and energized. I especially love green smoothies, but I know they get a bad rap for taste — particularly when the word ‘detox’ is included. I may be biased, but I think this green detox smoothie is delicious, and I hope you enjoy it as much as …

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Get Inspired with the Nine Types of Rest

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What’s your Enneagram number? Mine is 8. (From NineTypes.co: Eights are motivated by a need to protect themselves and to avoid vulnerability. They have a keen understanding of their own intuition, and they tend to trust their gut to lead them through life. They are truth-tellers and highly justice-oriented: they will always stick up for the underdog.) I feel I’m …

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How Meditation Helps Me in My Everyday

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If my younger self could see present me, I think she’d be mindblown. Especially to know that I’m an avid meditation practitioner — and that it’s helped me find peace as an adult. Meditation is something I was introduced to when I worked at lululemon in my late teens/early 20s. Working there exposed me to so many things that have …

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A Daily Journal Practice to Spark Creativity

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I recently started reading a book called The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron, and it’s all about figuring out ways to add more creativity into your life. My wise new friend Julia says that in order to retrieve or spark creativity, you need to find it. And one of her suggestions is to write three pages in the morning — …

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Tips for Drinking More Water to Stay Hydrated

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Water is a miracle liquid. It’s not only how we stay hydrated, but did you know your body is composed of two-thirds water? We actually need to consume water every day so that our bodies can do what they need to do. For example, water helps the body eliminate toxic substances, produce digestive enzymes, maintain healthy skin, hair, and organs… …

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The Best Habits for a Better Sleep

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Do you get enough sleep? I am definitely not a morning person, but the nature of my job has made me adapt over the years. And to supplement that, I’ve adopted some important habits to help me sleep better. For the longest time, I didn’t get near enough sleep to replenish my body. Which I told myself it was okay …