“No one is you, and that is your power”

You know what I dislike about the photo above? It actually has nothing to do with the way I look. Although I’m sure I could find something to scrutinize, I’m not going there. I’m not going there because it’s a rabbit hole. And I lived for too many years going down the rabbit hole of […]

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My teenager was cyberbullied and this is what she did

We’re raising children in a digital landscape where cyberbullying has become more prevalent than offline bullying. In fact, the studies indicate that 1 million Canadian kids are cyberbullied each month.  My teenage daughter was cyberbullied in the fall from someone she was friends with in the past. The thing is, the way she was cyberbullied […]

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Success starts the moment you choose to be YOU

“There is no way to be fully connected and engaged with the world without first going within and deeply getting to know yourself.”-Tonia Mattu I recently completed YuSchool– a 6-week online program on how to be your boldest, most confident self in life & business. Before I began the program I was so tired of […]

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You will never regret doing the things that make you happy

  I was out on a gorgeous nature walk with my friends Taslim and Salma a few weeks ago and during our walk, we had a really meaningful conversation about guilt, and worrying about what other people may think about how we live our lives. In fact, the fact that we were able to go […]

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10 places to visit with your family in Cowichan, B.C this Summer

If you’re looking for a place to visit with your family this summer that won’t break the bank, a trip out to Cowichan, Valley is simply a ferry ride away, with a TON of things to see and do. Check out the places we stayed here. While we were in Cowichan during March Break, our […]

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Celebrate Port Coquitlam’s 95th annual Rotary May Day Parade

*This is an event listing in partnership with the City Of Port Coquitlam  Dating back to 1923, May Days is Port Coquitlam’s annual spring festival and one of its signature events.  Port Coquitlam first celebrated May Day as a community in 1923, with May Pole dancing and the crowning of a May Queen. While the […]

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Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness helped me train for the Vancouver Sun Run

I did it! I ran 10 KM in the Vancouver Sun Run!  But… I can’t take all the credit. I believe the training  sessions I had at Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness really helped me and here’s why: Before the Sun Run I would go for a leisurely 5 KM jog in my neighborhood and on […]

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Styling The Inside Mothers Day Gift-Guide

Mothers day is less than a few weeks away! If you’re looking for that something special for the mom in your life I have created a Styling The Inside Mother’s Day gift-guide with some suggestions that will be sure to make May 13th a day to remember. Send a farm-fresh bouquet to the mom in […]

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You don’t have to be J LO to do that “living your best life” thing

 Living your best life.  I know it`s another one of those buzzwords/phrases like self-care. And I KNOW I talk about the importance of  self-care (especially for mothers) a lot! BUT I can`t help myself. Self-care comes in many forms and I strongly feel it should be non-negotiable. You know the saying, “put your airplane mask on […]

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Three family-friendly places to stay in Cowichan, B.C #exploreCowichan

I have to be honest with you. I didn’t even know where Cowichan was until last Spring when I was visiting Victoria! We loved visiting the island so much that when the opportunity presented itself to partner with Tourism Cowichan we were SO excited to explore more of the places Vancouver Island offers. What I […]

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