F-All Time Favourites

It’s been a hot second since I’ve posted a monthly favourites. School got crazy and I got stressed. So, it goes; I had little new favourites to share, so I thought I’d wait until the end of the season and compile them all into one post. Since December is rolling in and, though it’s technically…

Study Tips

With finals approaching, it is hard to ignore the tense and anxious energy engulfing the entire campus. Turning pages in planners and anticipating the next calendar month can be daunting in November, but it is possible to turn this nervous anticipation into a good thing! Use it as motivation to start early. You don’t have…

Note Taking: A Guide

I love writing notes out by hand. It helps me retain the information and, by personalizing the pages, makes it more interesting to study. Here are some general tips to writing out fun, but effective notes. SUPPLIES: black pen highlighter coloured pen marker (a FTP looks a lot nicer, but you certainly pay for it)…

#FrugalFallFun

Despite the first day of fall being nearly a month ago, the weather is finally in line with the season. The mornings are crisp, the days are gloomy, and the nights are early. Fall is certainly my favourite season, but it can be tough battling the first bouts of seasonal affective disorder. This can be…

App Appreciation: Flipp

A month into the school year and all you students who are no longer living under your parents roof might have realized how expensive it is to live. Rent, food, toilet paper… why is it all so expensive? Flipp is an app that I’ve been using for a while now and it is so handy. It provides…

September Favourites

September was overwhelming to say the least. Going back to school is an adjustment for everyone, but after last year, I felt extra anxious and misplaced. I certainly felt the consequences of the valuable time I lost that could have been spent furthering my relationships. To keep me busy, I put my whole self into…

August Favourites

My last month before school is brought to you by shows to binge-watch, music to be made into killer playlists, and books to read before delving into academic textbooks. This month flew by in a whirl of new media. Black Mirror: This show is about testing the limits of technology. I watched it on Netflix…

10 Tips to Reduce Your Footprint

There is no denying that climate change is real and it is happening now. Most people think that in order to make a difference they have to adopt an extreme minimalist, waste-free, or vegan lifestyle. While those are all amazing changes, ones that I, personally, am working on attaining, they are not the only ways…

July Favourites

July was a busy month. I reconnected with a lot of people and began working again. Nevertheless, I managed to fill the free time I had with a ton of new recipes, books, music, and more. Not surprisingly, a lot of these made it to this months favourites. Chia Seeds: This superfood has been a staple…

June Favourites

Time for another monthly favourites post! This month I moved back to school, o to offset the fear and anxiety about trying this again, I threw myself into the lives of others through books, movies, and music. Here is what I really enjoyed: GoodReads: I just joined the GoodReads community this month and I’ve been…

Floral Watercolour Background

Thanks to google images, I put together this beautiful wallpaper for my computer that just screams summer and simplicity. It is aesthetically pleasing and just looking at it makes me feel calm.

How To Get A Good Night Sleep

As a twenty one year old who is in bed most nights at 9:00pm, it is pretty obvious that I value my sleep. Leesa, an online mattress company, has been spreading the word of good sleep and they say it’s best to know what happens when you’re sleeping. Check out this graphic they made to…