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This too shall pass

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Were some of you freaking out last Friday when they were forecasting snow for this coming Wednesday? I remember it being such a beautiful sunny day and thinking why on earth aren’t people enjoying this amazing weather instead of focusing on what might or might not happen 5 days from now? Now obviously, there is […]

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My Glow juice cleanse experience

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After I got back from a two-week vacation in Greece, which involved lots of pastries and wine, my digestive system needed some TLC. I had read a lot about detoxes and the Glow juice cleanse in particular and was curious to try the experience. I chose the Glow brand first because the juices are organic but […]

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Embrace the F-word

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Last night, I taught my first yoga session. Despite loving yoga, taking classes almost every day and doing my teacher training since January, I had been procrastinating teaching it. Why had I been putting this off? Because of a nasty four-letter word that is present in all our lives but often goes unnoticed. A sneaky […]

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Cultivating patience and inner peace

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During my yoga teacher training class, I was chatting with a fellow trainee about the fact that, as driven women, we have lost the art of cultivating patience. We tend to live in the “doing” rather than the “being”. We have places to go, people to see and goals to reach. In addition to this, […]

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Change your thoughts- Change your life

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Have you ever stopped to count how many decisions you make within a 24-hour timeframe? Or if you consciously decided to change your thoughts how it could affect the outcome of your life? The average human makes about 612 decisions a day. This equals to 4,900 decisions in a week and 254,800 in a year. […]

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Why failure is part of success

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It’s funny how life can sometimes be quite persistent in sending you certain lessons. This morning, I found the above quote on Facebook. Later on, when I opened my 365 days of inspiration book to see what today’s quote was, I found this: I have learned that success is to be measured not so much […]

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Become your true self

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Become your true self. It’s what you are meant to  do during your time here and any spend spent not living an authentic life is a day wasted. When I quit my job, I received an influx of positive feedback. People were excited by the new adventure I was embarking on and they wanted to […]

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Stepping outside our comfort zone

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This quote by Diane Arbus reminds me of the joys we can experience when stepping outside our comfort zone: “My favourite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” If you take this word-for-word you could say “Sure! I love travelling and discovering new countries!” But what about going somewhere you’ve never been from a […]

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Manon tu m’inspires!

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Si vous me permettez, je vais écrire le billet d’aujourd’hui en français. Il concerne une personne qui a été une grande source d’inspiration dans ma vie et ce que j’ai à témoigner semble vouloir sortir dans la langue de Molière pour une raison quelconque. Au cours de ma carrière, j’ai eu la chance de côtoyer […]

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The war of art and being creative

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Oh the war of art… It’s a constant a interior battle. How can something so wonderful and magical like art and creativity also be a struggle? It all depends on your intentions and expectations. I had been reflecting on my blog this week, on how it has been evolving (i.e. obsessing about analytics and audience […]

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Are your choices really yours?

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Today’s inspirational quote is by Carl Jung and is about footwear (in a metaphorical way): “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” My interpretation of this is that what makes one person happy might make another person miserable. Everyone has their own individual path and […]

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Daily Joy: 365 days of inspiration

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I have a confession to make: I am a commitment-phobe. I don’t like things that lock me down into having to do something every day. That’s probably one of the reasons I waited so long to launch my blog. I knew that once you put it out there, people expect updates on a regular basis. That […]

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Redefining success with Arianna Huffington

Redefining success, Arianna Huffington

Does trying to be successful feel exhausting to you? If your answer to that question is yes, you are not alone. Most people feel the pressure to make more money, gain recognition and climb the good old corporate ladder. Or, you might be an entrepreneur that is just starting out and could work 16 hours […]

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What are you waiting for?

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A friend of mine posted a question on Facebook this morning which lead me to another question which then lead me to this Gwen Stefani video. His question: Am I surviving or living? Good question to which I suggested going one step further: Are you surviving or THRIVING? I think that if you feel like you […]

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Should you give it all up & follow your dreams?

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Yesterday was a BIG day for me: I quit my job in the corporate world. When you leave everything behind to follow your dreams, lots of emotions arise. There is a sense of excitement, inner peace and yes, fear. I won’t go into detail just yet on how I got to a place where I was […]

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Coup de coeur: les chandelles Lucia

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Je suis une fan de chandelles. Je trouve qu’elles créent un ambiance chaleureuse et relaxante. À défaut d’avoir un foyer dans mon petit condo, allumer une chandelle me donne un sentiment de réconfort et de paix. Dans le passé, j’achetais pas mal n’importe quelle marque jusqu’au moment où j’ai réalisé que certaines compagnies offraient des […]

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The Body Book by Cameron Diaz

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As soon as I found out that Cameron Diaz had launched The Body Book I was compelled to immediately check it out on Amazon. There were some mixed reviews but it was the description of the book that made me think it would be a great add on to my existing health and fitness knowledge: […]

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Time Magazine: The Mindful Revolution

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While I was having breakfast this morning, I decided to checkout Facebook and what I saw made my day. My mentor and yoga teacher Bram Levinson shared a link of the latest issue of Time magazine. Just seeing the title “The Mindful Revolution” on the cover filled me with excitement and joy. I started my […]

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