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

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

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

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

Toxic relationships lack respect, trust and communication. It can be difficult to recognize the signs. But It’s valuable to know what they are.

Unhealthy Relationships: 8 Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Relationships take work. They aren’t as easy as how they are portrayed in TV shows and movies. But even when it’s hard, it has to include respect. Toxic relationships lack respect, trust, effective communication and possibly, love. In addition, they can emotionally draining. It can be difficult to recognize the signs of a toxic relationship. Sometimes, it’s harder to realize it when you’re in it. But it’s valuable to know the signs in order to … Read the rest

Monday Mood Booster: Music

Monday Mood Booster: Music

Welcome to the seventh 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 music.

I absolutely love music. Who doesn’t? I listen to it every day. At home, in my car, at work. I can’t live without it.

There are

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Practicing Mindfulness on Your Commute

Practicing Mindfulness on Your Commute

Many of us commute to work these days. We end up spending a lot of time in our cars on a daily basis. I commute to work. Some days, my commute feels pretty short while other days, I’m driving so slow that I’m barely pressing on the gas pedal. I used to hate being in traffic but over time, I’ve come to view this time as an opportunity to practice mindfulness.

Mindfulness is the act … Read the rest

4 Reasons Why I Had a Long Engagement

4 Reasons Why I Had a Long Engagement

I’ve been engaged for 8 years! (I know, reallyy long engagement). We got engaged in 2009 while we were in university. We agreed to wait because we wanted to focus on our education first. Also, we didn’t feel the need to rush into marriage right away. Over the years, I’ve had a lot of people ask me, why aren’t we married yet and what are we waiting for. Although initially, we did want to wait … Read the rest

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8 Tips to Maximize Your Money

You work hard for your money. We know you work hard for your money. So we’re sharing 8 simple tips to maximize your money. Our tips will help you stay within your budget as well as to make the most of your budget.

1. Buying tickets and gift certificates at Costco

Costco has gift certificates for spas, restaurants, activities, wineries etc. They also sell movie tickets and tickets to amusement parks. Selection will vary based … Read the rest