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10 Ways To Live In The Present

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“With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson When I think about my struggles with anxiety, I realize that I live in the future too much. It’s crazy how much I worry about things that haven’t happened yet and probably never will happen. I’ve spent […]

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A Grain of Salt

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In my last post, I opened the floor to you to ask some questions about body-image, weight, and eating topics that you wanted to explore. Firstly, thank you for having the courage to ask these questions because I know that is hard to do! Trust me, sometimes I get bashful before writing a post and […]

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A Mother Is…

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A Mother is…selfless in every way. A Mother is someone who lets you cry in her arms after your boyfriend dumps you and tells you that you don’t need a boy to be fabulous. You already are. A Mother is someone who gets up early to make your lunch for school and sneaks in a […]

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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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Daily Habits for Happiness: My Plan for 2016

The other day I had an epiphany while I was drying my hair. As usual, my thoughts were all over the place, jumping from personal reminders to work tasks to anticipated conversations to goal setting for 2016. I was debating whether I would make an official list of my goals for 2016, but as I […]

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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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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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How to Reframe a Negative Thought with a Thought Record

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Many of you have asked me if I could talk about things I have learned in therapy since I announced back in the summer that I was going back into therapy for my struggles with anxiety. Well, first off, I didn’t end up going right away. It took me about 1.5 months to find a […]

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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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Introducing Vegan Glow + Pink Power Detox Smoothie Recipe

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After years of drooling from the sidelines, this marks my first year participating in Vegan Mofo which challenges participating bloggers to write about vegan food for the entire month. [For more details, see the Vegan Mofo website.] Colour me excited. I considered all kinds of random themes for September, but in the end I decided […]

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