A couple weeks ago, I threw a surprise party to celebrate my parents’ 25th wedding anniversary. 25 years is an incredible milestone, and something you don’t see very often. I wanted to do something special to commemorate the occasion, so reached out to 30 of their closest friends and family to plan the details. We pulled … More Pinterest: the party planner’s addiction.
At my company, March is spent creating new performance planners and finalizing budgets as we prepare for our fiscal year-end. Although it might sound strange, I adore my performance planner and use it as an opportunity to take on new challenges. It’s a time for me to work towards my favourite quote by Rumi: Run from what’s comfortable. … More Always grow: but remember to pause along the way.
After our visit to beautiful British Columbia last summer, Sheldon and I came home with 18 bottles of wine. Yes, 18. These bottles are special to us because they’re nearly impossible to find at home, so we work hard to savour them. Our love for these B.C. bottles inspired us to put them to good … More Our wine goals
You know those times when you’re stuck in your own head? I mean, really stuck? That was me for the past 3 weeks. Although I’ve yet to determine why, a few times a year my mind will get sucked into prolonged pits of anxieties and worry. I feel it in my body and it shakes … More How’s your mental health?
There’s something blissful about Sunday and it’s ability to put me at complete ease, no matter what my week has been like. For me, Sunday is a day for rejuvenating my soul and doing whatever I feel is necessary to set the tone for my week to come. One of the most important parts of … More Sundays are for the soul.
About a month ago, I celebrated the first year of my professional career. I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t incredible. And that isn’t to sound boastful or arrogant; I’m simply being honest to myself. Reminiscing on my first ‘real world’ year got me thinking about passions and doing what you love. Lately, I’ve become … More But more importantly: do what you love & love what you do.
A reoccurring theme I’ve noticed in all my self-help books is the concept of ‘play’ to harness happiness. It’s something that sparked my interest and made me eager to uncover how I incorporated it in my own life. In Brene Brown’s book, The Gifts of Imperfection, she discusses research from several psychologists who all explain how … More Play for the sake of play