Love always wins when you love yourself first

  Yesterday morning when I heard the tragic news about Las Vegas I broke down. I’m not sure why this incident hit me harder than some of the other ones, but it did. I walked around the kitchen all morning tearing up. It felt like I could feel the pain and burden of the world […]

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Doing things that fill me up on the inside help me glow on the outside

Two weeks ago I had the absolute pleasure of being treated to a MAX + customized facial at the brand new SkinCeuticals by Project Skin located inside CF Richmond Centre. I want to tell you I was super excited to go in for my MAX+ customized facial at the new SkinCeuticals by Project Skin located […]

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Awaken Your Inner Champion with Ranbir Puar

“The inner critic is usually experienced as an inner voice attacking a person, saying that he or she is bad, wrong, inadequate, worthless, guilty, and so on.”-Dictionary.com   Does this definition of an inner critic sound familiar?   This definition is all too familiar for Ranbir Puar, Founder of  FreeWithin.Me (Spirituality for Reality Inc). Ranbir lived […]

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Coquitlam Centre hosted #BeYouGirl private event for 100 girls between the ages of 9-16

Coquitlam Centre and Big Brothers Big sisters Canada celebrated the uniqueness of every girl across Canada with free, interactive  events on Saturdays  this past September. The activities all aimed at empowering young women who are coming of age to help them increase their self-esteem, and overall confidence.  “Coquitlam Centre strives to play an integral role […]

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Nettle`s Tale Swimwear is thoughtfully designed and celebrates you!

I’ve gained weight. I’ve lost weight. I’ve gained weight again. I’ve lost it.  What seems like the most freeing feeling in the world however, is the feeling of  finally coming to terms with the fact that I’m not my weight! Yes, I’m larger than I was when I was younger, but, oh my goodness, I […]

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The things I am most proud of this past year and… the things I am not

As the new year approaches, I’ve reflected on this past year. Mostly, I’ve been pondering the things that made me feel good within, and truthfully I’ve been thinking about the things that didn’t. Last year I wrote a post about the things that brought more joy into my life, and how going into 2015 I […]

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Sweat and tears at Oxygen Yoga and Fitness

The first day I stepped foot in the studio doors at Oxygen Yoga and Fitness Port Moody, I had no idea what to expect. In the past, I tried some Bikram yoga. I remember the heat feeling pretty much unbearable, and being afraid to leave the room because I ‘heard’ the instructors didn’t like interruptions […]

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Raw Beauty Talks- #MyBeachBody campaign 

When I was asked  to take part in the Raw Beauty Talks #MyBeachBody campaign with my daughters,  I did not hesitate. In fact,  a bathing suit blog post is something I’ve been  thinking about doing for a while. When the opportunity came up, I was excited and eager to take part in it. I wanted to […]

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Photos aren’t meant to make you feel bad about yourself…

You know what’s soul-destroying? Looking at a photo of yourself and hating it. That is  what’s  soul-destroying. When I received our wedding photos back in 2007, I remember thinking to myself, I should have worked out harder, because I thought I looked fat. Although it was one of the happiest days of my life, I […]

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#3ThingsThursday- Three things I love to do for myself, so I can thrive!

This week for #3ThreeThingsThursday I’m  sharing  with you 3  things I do for myself  to thrive.  We all need to do certain things for ourselves, (especially when we have children) so we can give of ourselves fully, and more importantly, happily. Here are three things I love to do for myself: 1. Exercise Whether it’s […]

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