It’s About Love: Golden Pearl # 1

Love is Golden Pearl number 1

Who do you love that you are grateful for today? The pain our world is suffering right now with the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented for many reasons. One of those reasons is the isolation that surrounds not being able to be with family over the Thanksgiving holiday (for some people) or as we approach other…

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Moving On From Trauma And The Past

Does trauma from your past hang around your body like an anchor, causing you to struggle to move forward. When I say trauma, I’m not referring to only huge events. Small traumas can cause more harm than you realize. Today, I would like to discuss how you can move on from your past. While I hope you find these tips helpful, it is…

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Celebrating Earth Day: The Wonders of Nature

Canadian landscape

April 22nd is National Earth Day in which we celebrate the only home we have ever known. This will be the first Earth Day where we are practicing social distancing, but it is important to look at the ways we can enjoy the outdoors and connect with nature.  Increases Energy  When I was younger and said I was tired or…

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Tuning Your Self-Awareness

Writing in a book

A flaw that many people have, but do not recognize they have, is self-awareness. This is not an indictment on anyone, our nature is to seek patterns and see ourselves as the “good guy.” Often, it is these two habits that lead to biases and poor self-awareness. As we practice self-isolation, this is a valuable opportunity to work on your own self-awareness.  What is self-awareness  As our teachers always told…

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Honouring Your Basic Needs

Salad

Keep it simple stupid! Are you familiar with the KISS acronym? The idea here is to not overthink, and I want to take a step back.  In our lives we get hyper focused, and we sometimes forget to check on the simple things. So today let’s check in on the basic needs of life; they are our foundation and we need…

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5 Daily Activities to Reset Yourself

Reset

February 29, 2020, marks a leap year, a day which only comes every 4 years. A leap year occurs every four years to help synchronize the calendar year with the solar year. Or, the length of time it takes the earth to complete its orbit around the sun, which is about 365¼ days. Essentially, it is a special day to…

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Four Acts of Self-Love to Practice this Valentine’s Day

You are worthy of love

Whether you have a date this Valentine’s Day or not, there is something important to discuss this time of year, and that is self-love. In case you have forgotten, or are constantly being told otherwise, you are worthy of love! Let’s talk about some ways you can love yourself.  Forgiveness  There is a proverb that says holding onto…

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How to Prioritize Your Emotional Health

Running

It’s no secret that our physical health is important. But, although often overlooked, so is our emotional health. When our emotional health suffers, we may experience high blood pressure, chest pain or other physical symptoms that leave us feeling overwhelmed and unwell. However, with the busy lives we lead, emotional health often takes a backseat.…

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Holiday Self Care Tips

Christmas lights

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s important to remember to make yourself a priority. Self care is extremely important, especially as the hustle and bustle builds up. While it can be challenging to make time for yourself, make sure to carve out some time occasionally to regroup and recharge. That way, you will…

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