Hello Fresh Review

Price Breakdown: Classic Meal Plan – $9.99 per meal, $59.99 per week + free shipping (3 meals for 2 people). First Impressions: Hello Fresh is a food delivery service that is focuses on providing healthy, fresh and delicious meals for those of us with little time and few cooking experience. For the past month I have […]

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21 Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

I spend a lot of time on Instagram; admittedly far more time than I should. I always think of that quote that’s been floating around the internet about how many miles I’ve scrolled with my thumb and get depressed over the sad reality of the situation, but for me Instagram has sort of become a part […]

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Aerial Yoga at InFlight Fitness, Calgary AB

On my first full day in Calgary I was lucky enough to take my first ever Aerial Yoga class with the ladies of InFlight Fitness. Being able to stay active while on this trip has been so great, and stepping out of the gym to try new forms of exercise has broadened my horizons as […]

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I Am Human.

I was recently inspired by the beautiful, ethereal, and amazing Morgan (@the_southern_yogi) and her “I Am Human” post on Instagram. If you aren’t aware of what I am talking about, I suggest you head on over to her account, follow her, and then take a look at this post right here. It resonated with me, […]

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5 Ways To Teach Self Love

As with anything in life, teaching yourself self love will require not only your time and patience, but deliberate and intentional practice. Self love is arguably the hardest form to cultivate, but it is possible to find! I know because I was lucky enough to find it for myself, though I still work at it […]

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How To Find and Keep Motivation in 2017

So 2017 is the year you are finally going to stop talking and start doing. You’ve made your resolutions, bought that gym membership, maybe even picked up a new set of workout clothes to help you get you out of the house and into the gym. New year, new you, right? Sadly, only 12% of the […]

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Turn Off & Tune In: Why The Holidays Are The Perfect Time For A Digital Detox

It was front page news when Kendall Jenner up and left Instagram for all of a week, citing that she needed a “little bit of a break” from the social media platform. Even bigger still was Justin Bieber’s rather abrupt exit from the app following fan outrage surrounding his relationship status. Sure, taking a “digital detox” […]

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6 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Day Off.

Typically when people think about taking a self proclaimed “mental health day” they assume it will be full of lounging around on the couch and never changing out of your pajamas, but that will only leave you feeling tired and lethargic. The goal instead is to feel positive, re-energized and productive, so here are a few suggestions on how to make the most of your day off day this weekend.

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Living Every Day Twice

I have recently adopted a new way of thinking, and at the core of it is this one simple concept: if you live each day normally, with all its tensions and worries, you will miss all the beautiful moments and small pleasures life has to offer. By living it twice, you are instead choosing to make the most of those moments, and subsequently your life—something we all forget sometimes I think.

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Organic Skin Care by Juice Beauty

I have been hearing about Gwyneth Paltrow’s new organic skincare line “Juice Beauty” for some time now, and so when the company approached me about trying their products I was eager to partake. I do not wear a lot of makeup, mainly because I have extremely sensitive skin that tends to break out easily. The […]

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Win Free Skincare Products from Rodan & Fields!

How many of you have a catch-all drawer in your bathroom? You know, the one filled to the brim with all of the makeup and skincare products you have tried and just not seen results with? Everyone? Okay good, it’s not just me. I am definitely a product junkie; I could not exit a pharmacy without new makeup, […]

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Whole 30: Week 2

It has been 14 days since I made the commitment to Whole 30, the popular month-long clean eating program where followers eliminate grains, dairy, added sugar, legumes and alcohol, (or as the founders like to call it “hormone-unbalancing, gut-disrupting, inflammatory food groups”) from their diets.  The plan claims to provide benefits such as higher energy […]

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Whole 30: Week 1

On Monday, August 1st 2016… I decided that this month was finally going to be the month that I buckled down, committed to the Whole 30 diet, and saw what all the hooplah was about. Sounds dramatic, I know- but this thing is no joke. I am not allowed to eat any grains, refined sugars, […]

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Hello, August

August always feels like the Sunday of the year to me, anyone else? Whenever a new month falls on a Monday, I get excited. A new week, a new month, and new goals to be made and met.  Summer’s end is right around the corner, school is starting up soon (although I still can’t believe I […]

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The Power of Thought: How to Build Your Own Monday Mantra

Contrary to popular opinion, I love Mondays. I love the idea that every first of the week, we get a re-do. No matter how your weekend went, no matter how many workouts you missed or drinks you had, you can whip up a yummy breakfast like this one here, drink some coffee and start from […]

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How to Shop Once, Cook Once, and Eat Clean for an Entire Week.

What is important to understand is that eating clean is not a quick fix diet, but rather a lifestyle change that takes a great deal of commitment and organization in order to be successful. Just like with anything in life, if you want it you must make it a priority. So, how do you eat clean when you’re busy, stressed, and crunched for time?

Meal planning and prepping.

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