My guiding words to help me move forward in 2019

My 2018 guiding words really helped me get through last year. This is why I love choosing a word or phrase to serve as a reminder each and every year. Last year my guiding words were all about shrinking less and shining more. Anytime I felt like shrinking to make others feel comfortable I reminded […]

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Using the power of visualization to manifest the life you truly desire

Have you ever imagined succeeding at something you’ve been wanting to achieve or do in your mind and then it came to life? This mental power of picturing yourself succeeding in your mind before doing it is the amazing power of visualization. This meditative practice of positive thinking has been known to work and is in fact, […]

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The simple things that made my daughters happy over the holidays

*This post was written in partnership with TELUS  The holidays are over and we’re already ten days into 2019 (I can’t believe it)!  Over the holidays we tried to be intentionally busy NOT being busy (if you know what I mean).  In other words, we had a restful winter break (well, my daughters sure did, […]

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Styling the Inside Last-Minute Holiday Gift-Guide

Can you believe we are less than 10 days away from Christmas!? For those of you still shopping for those last-minute gifts, I’ve created a last-minute gift guide to help take some stress and anxiety off your shoulders during the anxiety-inducing countdown to Christmas! I know first-hand it feels extremely relieving when everyone’s finally crossed […]

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To the troll who left nasty comments about my body online

To the troll who left nasty comments about my body online: I want you to know that the only thing about the comments that make me feel sad is knowing you must be hurting on the inside. I want you to know that I’ve been there before. I said and did things when I was […]

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“Do less, enjoy more” and other tips to stress less this holiday season

  Trying to find the perfect gift, overspending, attending too many holiday events, and keeping up with the commercialized side of the season can lead to more stress than actual joy during the holidays. So how can we keep it real, and feel more festive rather than frazzled during the most wonderful time of the […]

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Our families top 5 picks from the TELUS Holiday Gift Guide

I know it isn`t quite December 1st yet but the holiday season is already upon us. We`ve taken our family photo with Santa, decorated our home, put up our Christmas tree, and we’ve even attended a few holiday events! Needless to say, the holiday season seems to come sooner each year. And you know what? […]

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