May/June Favourites

BOOKS The Time Keeper – Mitch Albom: As someone whose deepest fear is ‘running out of time’, this book really hit home. Once again, Mitch Albom’s wise words and clever story about the creation of time was an insightful read. The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill: This is a classic book that I can’t…

Essential Oils With a Story Pt. 2

Humans are fascinating. Our mind and body work together to do some incredible things. I think it’s astounding the way certain music can evoke a flood of emotions unique to each individual. Each of our five senses can act as a time machine, transporting us back in time to a memory we thought we’d forgotten….

April Favourites

The Wild Universe Tarot Deck I have been itching to learn to read tarot for months and months. I was so skeptical to begin: do I buy a deck for myself? Which deck if the one for me? How do I know? WELL, this deck has a WILD (see what I did there) story behind…

10 MORE ways to reduce your footprint

With Earth Day being this past Sunday, I thought it was time for 10 more quick tips to making environmentally friendly decisions. If you haven’t seen my first post, you can read it here. These tips are quick and easy changes that are realistic for anyone. Every bit of change, no matter how small, counts!…

I MADE A YOUTUBE CHANNEL?!

I’m not sure if any of you noticed, but I took a week of blogging. With final exams and other personal stressors, I honestly just could not bring myself to prepare an authentic blog post. I did, however, find myself channeling my built up anxiety and poorly suppressed urges for creativity through a new art…

February/March Favourites

These past couple of months, I have accumulated A LOT of favourites. Suspiciously, during the chaotic mid-term months, it appears, I spent way too much time watching Netflix and discovering new tunes… but, hey, I made it through! YOUTUBE Conan Gray quickly became my favourite YouTuber after watching a few videos; I then proceeded to…

Essential Oil Blends with a Story

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that I subscribe to. It involves the use of plants and their oils, applied physically to the body and inhalation to treat and prevent illness and disease and, more generally, improve well-being. Anyone who knows me knows how much I love my diffuser. The calming sound, the beautiful…

App Appreciation: Be Focused

I feel like just yesterday I was preparing for first semesters finals. Yet here I am, planted at my desk, staring wide-eyed at the calendar reminding me that midterms are fast approaching. The app, Be Focused, is one that I have found incredibly useful this past year. It is free for Apple and Android and…

December/January Favourites

I was planning on doing a general “Winter Favourites” post at the end of the season, but quickly found favourites adding up, especially in terms of entertainment. So, here it is: a  compilation of everything that has consumed my life for the past two months organized into six categories. MUSIC AND PODCASTS Transitioning from Spotify’s Christmas…

25 MORE Self-Care Strategies

Over a year ago, I posted a list of 25 Self-Care Strategies. With us students returning back to school, I thought now would be a good time to list even more ways to show yourself some love. Be sure to check out my previous post for more ideas and leave a comment below telling me…

5 Journal Prompts to Start the Year

I love journalling. For me, it is a self-care practice. I cannot put into words the importance of journaling in my life; it honestly saved me. Whether you simply need to brain-dump or are exploring a deep topic, you will never regret documenting your innermost thoughts. Rereading your words, you might see it as an…

Christmas Morning Playlist

The title says “Christmas Morning Playlist”, but we all know that is code for “All Day Every Day From November 12th to December 25th Playlist” to my Canadian readers. The latter is a bit of a mouthful, though… Regardless, with five days until Christmas, I thought it appropriate to share my playlist. Run Rudolph Run…