plot twists

How We Learned to Appreciate the Plot Twists in Life

Life isn’t a fairy tale. It’s a harsh reality, but it’s true. Are there great moments? Of course. But are there downright awful ones? Absolutely. It would be unrealistic to say otherwise. Sometimes life can be cruel and unfair. But even in those moments, we can (and should) learn to appreciate each and every plot twist life grants us.

Why Plot Twist?

A plot twist is about perspective. By looking at the “bad” moments in … Read the rest

Goal settings: New Year resolutions vs. Monthly goals

Goal Setting: New Year Resolutions vs. Monthly Goals

It’s the start of a new year. So it’s the time where we decide what goals to set. Today, we’re discussing two types of goal setting: New Year resolutions and monthly goals.

New Year Resolutions

The intention of New Year resolutions is to make improvements in the upcoming year. Popular ones include losing weight, spend less,  learning a new skill, investing in your health by eating healthier, etc. They reflect our hope in changing each … Read the rest

most viewed 2017

Our Most Viewed Posts of 2017

In our first year of blogging, we have learned so much not only about blogging but about ourselves. We cannot believe how many people have viewed our posts. And we are so thankful to have been welcomed into the blogging community with open arms. When we started blogging, we always said that as long as our work had a positive impact on one person, we would consider ourselves successful.  Well, we’ve had a lot of … Read the rest

Monday Mood Booster: Massages

Monday Mood Booster: Massages

Welcome to the ninth Monday Mood Booster post! Mondays are difficult for many reasons and sometimes we need a little pick-me-up. This series will run the first Monday of each month and highlight something that we love that helps us beat the Monday blues.

This month, it’s massages.

There are several different types such as Swedish, deep and sports massage. You have to find out which type of technique works best on your body.… Read the rest

10 of Our Favourite Posts in 2017

10 of Our Favourite Posts in 2017

Hi everyone! Since there’s only a few days left of 2017, today’s post is a round-up of our favourite posts from this year. We’ve been blogging for less than a year as we’ve only started in April. But we have complied our top 10 list for you. We hope you have enjoyed reading our content. As well, if you’re new to our blog, this list may highlight posts you have not have read. We’d love … Read the rest

Why the Most Perfect Moments are the Imperfect Ones

Why the Most Perfect Moments are the Imperfect Ones

When was the last time you spent hours and hours thinking about and planning the perfect moment? I bet in your head it was perfectly rehearsed and, like every good romantic comedy, the perfect blend of humour and heartfelt emotion. Now, when was the last time the moment worked out as perfectly as you had hoped? Follow up question: was the actual moment with all its imperfections better than the “perfect” one you had planned?… Read the rest

4 Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

4 Self-Care Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full swing. There’s holiday parties, shopping for presents, decorating the house, family commitments etc. It’s certainly a busy time of year… Which makes it easy to neglect ourselves and our well-being. Self-care, especially during the holiday season is incredibly valuable. We list our tips to prioritize yourself this holiday season.

#1: Stay hydrated

It’s important to make sure you’re drinking enough water especially if you live in a cold climate … Read the rest

experiential gifts

4 Reasons Why We Love Giving Experiential Gifts

With the holidays just around the corner, we wanted to share our favourite type of gifts to both give and receive: experiential gifts!

What is an experiential gift?

An experiential gift is not a physical gift, but rather the gift of a shared experience. It could be a home-cooked, favourite meal, tickets to a favourite sports team, or a weekend getaway. We love giving them to significant others, parents, and friends. In fact, Lily and … Read the rest

MMB Holiday

Monday Mood Booster: The Holiday Season

Welcome to the eighth Monday Mood Booster post! Mondays are difficult for many reasons and sometimes we need a little pick-me-up. This series will run the first Monday of each month and highlight something that we love that helps us beat the Monday blues.

It’s the Holiday Season…if you immediately hear Andy Williams’ voice singing this Christmas song then I know you are also on team Holiday Season. Here are the reasons why the holidays … Read the rest

Why A Low-Key Weekend is Good for Your Mental Health

Why A Low-Key Weekend is Good for Your Mental Health

Weekends are great for spending time with family, going out with friends, running errands, date night, completing household chores, shopping and the list goes on and on. Is it just me or is it exhausting to do so much? When I’ve had a busy weekend, I find that I’m wiped by Sunday night and I’m not refreshed to start a new week. So I’ll make it a point to have the next weekend be a … Read the rest