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Coups de coeur à Lausanne

lausanne, Suisse, europe, voyage, tourisme, Place de Palud

Je dois tout d’abord vous dire à quel point ma visite à Lausanne a été mémorable et ce, pour plusieurs raisons, mais la plus importante est que j’y ai rencontré une fille ultra sympatique qui vient du Québec nommée Julie-Catherine. Tout comme moi, Julie est blogueuse, passionnée du mieux-être et a quitté le Québec pour […]

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I heart Lucerne

lucerne, luzern, switzerland, suisse, europe, travel, bridge

I was struck by the immense beauty of Lucerne as soon as I stepped out of the train station.   It’s a city that has the perfect mix of tradition, history and contemporary flare. It’s romantic, energetic and enchanting. Here are a few more reasons why Lucerne has a special place in my heart. I loved […]

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Why your intuition is your most valuable asset

personal growth, personal development, heart, gut, intuition, spirituality, wisdom, guidance, wellness, wellbeing, happiness, coach, teacher, self help, red fairy project

Over the past months, I’ve had the honour to be interviewed on a few occasions to share the story of why and how I decided to “give it all up” and follow my dreams. As I recounted the path that lead me to several important decisions (the biggest one being quitting my job), I realized […]

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The ultimate yogi experience at Living Yoga

Living Yoga , yoga studio, yoga class, yoga Switzerland, yoga Luzern, yoga Lucerne, wellness

Last Monday, I had my first Swiss yoga experience. I didn’t know what to expect from the local yoga scene when I arrived but I have been pleasantly surprised.  When I did a search for “yoga Hergiswil” (where I am staying) I was happy to find Living Yoga, a studio located just a few minutes […]

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Quinoa breakfast bowl

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For those of you who follow me on Instagram,  Facebook or Twitter, you know just how much I love me a good breakfast bowl. I often use the same base which is quinoa sprinkled with cinnamon. Quinoa gives me what I need in a morning meal as I am a gal with a pretty good […]

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Top picks of the 2015 resort collections

2015 resort, 2015 collections, 2015 resort collections, resort collections, burberry, burberry prorsum, miu miu

I haven’t done a style related post in soooo long and with the 2015 resort collections just ending, I thought I would make the fashion fun last a little longer and present you my top picks. I might be more yogi than Yamamoto now but that doesn’t mean that I’m not still obsessed with fashion […]

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Guten Tag from Switzerland!

travel, Swiss, Suisse, Switzerland, guten tag from switzerland, expat, wanderlust, tourism

Hi guys! I am writing you from Switzerland sitting at a makeshift desk in an almost empty living room. There are tools on the floor and Ikea instructions piled on the table next to my laptop. Although my set-up is pretty basic and there is a slight feeling of organized chaos around me, I can […]

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Nature Girl: luxurious organic beauty

nature girl, organic, natural beauty, wellness, cruelty free

I am so in love with NATURE GIRL organic beauty range. I was turned on to natural beauty products about 8 years ago when visiting San Francisco. I went a little crazy in the beauty aisle at Whole Foods as they had more choice than any store in Canada. I had cut out pages from […]

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You are very powerful

You are very powerful, power, Yogi Bhajan, quote, red fairy project, wellness, happiness, confidence, self confidence, self esteem, ego, self love, personal growth, personal development, self help, self improvement, full potential, success, soul, coach, coaching

I love that inspiration for my blog posts often comes from the fabulous people in my life. In this case, it stems from a discussion I had yesterday with my business partner Jennifer. We were chatting over lunch and all of a sudden it dawned on me how many amazing women doubt themselves, criticize themselves, […]

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Wabi sabi: embracing imperfection

wabi, sabi, embracing imperfection, perfectionist, perfectionism, wellness, self love, self acceptance, self esteem, personal growth, personal development, happiness, red fairy project

It’s funny how when it’s time to learn a lesson, the teacher will present itself to you. The other day, as I was commenting on something I wished I was doing better, a friend of mine introduced me to the concept of wabi sabi, the Japanese art of appreciating the beauty in the naturally imperfect […]

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Lorsqu’un commentaire déplacé devient une opportunité

commentaire déplacé, mieux-etre, bonheur, croissance personnelle, relations personnelles, coach, coaching, red fairy project

Chacun d’entre nous a au moins un être cher dans notre vie qui sait exactement quoi dire pour nous faire grimper dans les rideaux. Cette personne a beau avoir les meilleures intentions du monde mais finit toujours par émettre un commentaire qui touche une corde sensible et nous fait immédiatement sortir de nos gonds. L’ironie […]

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A powerful lesson for all control freaks

ontrol freak, control, stress, full potential, wellness, happiness, personal growth, personal development, self help, self improvement, coach, coaching

Do you love making lists, checking items off, creating schedules, keeping people on track and basically micro managing every aspect of your life and/or work? That used to be me. When I was working in the corporate world, I was known for my mad project management skills. I got a thrill from making sure that […]

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Nature Girl bath & body oil

Nature Girl bath, nature girl, beauty, organic, organic beauty, natural, vegan, cruelty free, body oil, healthy living, wellness

Good morning guys! Just wanted to write a quick post to share a new organic body care product that I am now officially addicted to: Nature Girl bath and body oil. I received this as a gift from my sweet friend and fellow blogger Chadi and brought me some natural beauty loot to thank me for […]

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Vermicelli salad with edamame, cilantro & lime

recipe, salad, vegan, vegetarian, healthy eating, recipe, vermicelli, asian

(français ci-dessous) This vegetarian recipe from the Plenty recipe book is a real winner. I have made it on several occasions and people always want to know what’s in it so I figured I would finally blog about it. It’s the ideal meal during the warmer seasons as it’s light and refreshing thanks to the lime, […]

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Are you eating your emotions?

eating your emotions, wellness, healthy living, healthy eating, happiness, personal development

That image of the Cookie Monster below, it was totally me earlier this week.  I was in a foul mood, didn’t really know why and all I felt like doing was stuffing my face with junk food and sugar. You’ve probably heard the term “emotional eating” but have you ever stopped to think about how […]

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Dot & Lil: produits de beauté naturels Made in Québec

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Plus tôt cette semaine, j’ai fait un appel à tous afin de connaître vos produits de beauté naturels préférés Made in Québec. Quelle belle coïncidence que la même journée je découvre la marque Dot & Lil en visitant la boutique Unicorn. Créée à Montréal  il y a six ans, Dot & Lil fabrique des petits pots […]

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Transitioning to cruelty-free beauty products

cruelty-free beauty products, animal testing, not tested on animals, animal cruelty free beauty, compassionate beauty

Hi guys! As mentioned in Wednesday’s post, watching the movie Vegucated really started a whole thought process on what I have been putting in my body but also ON my body. Considering the number of beauty products we use on a daily basis, it’s crucial to realize the impact our decisions have not only on […]

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The most important factor when making lifestyle changes

lifestyle changes, wellness, happiness, self improvement, self help, personal development,

Today, were talking about how small lifestyle changes can lead to big results. Have you ever given yourself a challenge only to realize that right from the start you didn’t really believe you could accomplish it? Whether it’s cutting out unhealthy foods, learning a new language or starting to exercise, you had great intentions but […]

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Should you break up with your BFF?

break up with your BFF, relationship, friendship, break up, breaking up, breaking up with your BFF, BFF, best friend, best friend forever, wellness, happiness, personal growth, self help, personal development, coach, coaching

I’ve had this post in my drafts for a couple of weeks but hesitated publishing it for fear of what you guys might think of me for suggesting that you should perhaps breakup with your BFF. I felt compelled to write about this subject because of something that was going on in my personal life […]

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The joys of simply being

just be, being, simly being, human being, stillness, meditation, present moment, inner peace, happiness, personal growth, personal development, self improvement, spirituality

You’ve probably started this week with a full to do list, telling yourself I am going to get things done! Being an ambitious woman myself, I am very good at setting high standards for what I will accomplish during my day. As soon as I wake up, different tasks pop into my head. Even as […]

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