Sort By: Date | Title
Layout: Excerpts | Images

How To Beat A Slump and Get In The Groove

20101017-IMG_7464

Today was the first morning in 2 weeks I woke up without a sore throat! Holla. (literally). Right now I can swallow without any pain and it’s a MIRACLE. A bad flu really makes me appreciate when I am in good health I tell ya. I just need to get rid of this tickly cough […]

145 Comments

A Grain of Salt

IMG_7263

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 […]

176 Comments

Lessons in Self-Love

IMG_7263

I’m currently fighting a terrible sore throat and cold that crept up on me all week and hit me full force yesterday. My appetite is shot. My kitchen tools weep. I sound like Kermit the Frog. And the most I can manage to get down is banana soft serve, Green Monsters, and other cold liquids […]

189 Comments

Weekend Inspiration

IMG_7263

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: […]

53 Comments

Kicking the Pop Habit: 1 Year later

IMG_7263

"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 […]

198 Comments

How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill

IMG_1983

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 […]

116 Comments

Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain

IMG_7263

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 […]

141 Comments

What’s Your 6-Word Love Story?

IMG_7263

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 […]

162 Comments

Without Self-Love, I Have Nothing.

080831_0549

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 […]

232 Comments

Do What You Can…Today

IMG_7263

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 […]

92 Comments

Page 3 of 17« First...234...10...Last »