It’s Okay to Not Always Want to Keep it Together

Sometimes we get so caught up in putting on a positive front that we almost forget that we are human and that our emotions will get the best of us eventually. Just know that it’s okay to feel this way. Life was not meant to be always be peaches and cream. It’s all about finding … More It’s Okay to Not Always Want to Keep it Together

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Getting a Head Start on Beating the Seasonal Blues

You know Old Man Winter is on his way when you look out your window at 6pm and it feels more like 10pm. *Sigh* Are you generally a happier person when the days are longer and the sun is shining bright right up until 9pm? Does a feeling of doom and gloom overcome you during … More Getting a Head Start on Beating the Seasonal Blues

Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten

Lately, I’ve been trying to restore a normalcy almost forgotten – life before smartphone-ageddon. Contrary to popular belief, there was a time before social media. (sarcasm intended) This, of course, excludes those born in the Generation Z era (mid-1990’s and early 2000’s) who would think we were crazy since they were practically born with a … More Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten

Canada Day – A Celebration for Peace and Harmony

This weekend has certainly been a scorcher in Toronto with temperatures soaring past the 40 degree mark with humidity! Today also marks the birth of our great nation. While the imperfections will always be prevalent, let us always remember how grateful we are to be living in such a diverse, tolerant and loving nation. Let … More Canada Day – A Celebration for Peace and Harmony

Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune