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Starting your fitness journey — do this BEFORE working out

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Possibility: “a thing that can be chosen or done out of several possible alternatives.” Your fitness journey is about so much more than moving your body. It’s about possibilities. And possibilities come from knowing where you are now, in this present moment. And that’s where the fitness journey begins.  Start your fitness journey where you are now One of the …

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Top tips to stay healthy this summer

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Helloooo, summer! It’s a time to relax, get outside, and enjoy time with favourite people. And maybe some bad habits sneak in… For me, the summer can be a bit of a battle of wanting to stay healthy but also want to have that extra drink (or three.) But I do believe we should give ourselves the space to indulge …

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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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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 …