Dear Stress, Thank You

Last weekend, as my husband and I were having a relaxing Sunday brunch at our local coffee hangout, I noticed an elegant woman in the corner of my eye. She appeared to be waiting for someone. Another elegant woman showed up not long after and they began to chat excitedly, as though they hadn’t met […] Read more…

10-Minute Solution To Happiness

As life goes on, I find myself getting I busier and busier. There’s kids, work, and social life. On top of this, I have dreams and goals for things I want to also accomplish. Where does one find the time? I realised that in order to be able to accomplish everything (or rather, as much […] Read more…

What Most Parents Are Doing Wrong

The first thought that crossed my mind when I found out I was pregnant with my first child was, “What if I’m not a good mom?” And I think that this is a question I could potentially be asking myself for the rest of my life. When I told Marina I was nervous about becoming […] Read more…

Why Most Models Feel Ugly

Yes, models feel ugly. That’s what Cameron Russell says in her TED Talk. And that talk helped me put quite a few things into perspective. Just the other week, as I was getting out of the shower, I caught my reflection in the mirror. Once I had a glimpse, I didn’t stop there. I stood […] Read more…

5 Things To Add To Your Weightloss Diet

Last week, I managed to sneak off to the hair salon. If you’re a mom, you will know how difficult it is to find the time for such a luxury and of course, I indulged…. in those girly magazines. No hair salon visit would be complete without it. 🙂 Be it Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Glamor… I […] Read more…

How To Age Gracefully

One thing is a fact — we will ALL get older. And along with that, comes looking and feeling older. Some people will do what they can to retain youth — creams, diets, workouts…. even surgery. But what if we looked at aging through a different filter? What if the “fountain of youth” was all […] Read more…

Overcoming Fear

There is no such thing as coincidences. I believe that we’re surrounded by messages from the universe all the time, we just have to pick up on the signs (and be open to them). In that given moment, there’s a lesson to learn in what was presenting itself to us…. sometimes subtly, and sometimes not […] Read more…

4 Tips To Unleash Your Inner Writer

Is there a writer in you? Do you long to put words on paper and get that out to the world? But… you’re held back because you don’t “feel” like a writer and think you need to have some kind of professional credentials to do so? Well — I’m here to tell you that’s not […] Read more…

These 18 Kids Describe Love Better Than Adults Do

Kids just say the darndest things, don’t they? With their all-honesty say-it-as-it-is demeanor, kids have the ability to tug at our heartstrings, make us laugh out loud, and even get us really thinking about life. We can never forget the great advice from this 9-year-old boy about the secret of life. Or this great divorce […] Read more…

I Am Not Black, You Are Not White [Video]

Have you ever thought about labels and the effect it has on our overall happiness? And no, I don’t mean the labels on your clothes, sheets or anything else you may have purchased. I’m talking about how we are labelled by society, how we label others, and essentially, how we label ourselves. Your whole identity […] Read more…

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