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Daily Glow

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A few years ago, I decided that I was going to take control of my life and get healthy. My eating disorder was toxic and sucked the life out of me. I finally hit rock bottom and the only way out was up. I knew I had to make a big change in my life, […]

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Graduation Fears

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Earlier this week, I met with two inspiring women who work at my undergraduate university- the University of Guelph. They came across my blog and bakery and were interested in hearing my story and telling me about a project they are currently working on. We chatted a lot about making the career transition after graduation […]

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The Silly Things We Say

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The other day it occurred to me that I may be slowly turning into my parents. As a teenager, I swore this would never happen, but as I grow into adulthood I feel this may be inevitable. For example, I noticed recently that I am starting to use many of the sayings that my parents […]

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Do What You Can…Today

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Missed these? What is Daily Glow? Graduation Fears The Silly Things We Say Do What You Can…Today I’ve talked a lot about finding happiness within ourselves and with our careers, and to this day, it remains one of the topics I am emailed about the most. I really didn’t realize just how many people struggled […]

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Without Self-Love, I Have Nothing.

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In 2003, after about 2 and 1/2 years of dating, Eric and I broke up. We told our shocked friends and family that it was a mutual break up, but in reality, I never felt that it was. I knew that I gradually pushed Eric away and I built a wall around myself so high […]

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What’s Your 6-Word Love Story?

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Daily Glow Series: 1) What is Daily Glow?; 2) Graduation Fears; 3) The Silly Things We Say; 4) Do What You Can…Today; 5) Without self love, I have nothing. I first heard about the 6-word love story on Valentine’s Day, when I read Tara Parker-Pope’s NY Times article. The idea originates from Smith Magazine, home […]

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Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain

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A couple weekends ago when I was feeling under the weather, I picked up the book Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi. (Ok, ok I also bought a new mug…busted!! haha) In Unbearable Lightness, Portia talks very candidly about her struggles with an eating disorder, being a ‘closet’ lesbian, and the pressure she felt from […]

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How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill

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Recently, I have received emails from readers asking me tips for saving money on food, especially when buying organic items. Over the years, I have gradually shifted to buying organic products whenever possible because I believe it is an investment in my health and the environment. Obviously, the downside to buying organic and high-quality foods […]

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Kicking the Pop Habit: 1 Year later

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"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." ~Lao-Tze If you are a new reader, you may not know that just over 1 year ago, Eric decided to eliminate pop from his […]

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Weekend Inspiration

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I can’t think of a better way to kick off the weekend than by watching this Stanford Commencement speech by Steve Jobs in 2005. If you haven’t seen this video, I highly recommend it! Even if you have seen it, it is worth another watch through. :) Some of my favourite quotes from the speech: […]

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