Posts tagged work life balance
Three Down, So Much More To Go

I also like to call this my ‘accidental business’ because originally this was something just for me. But when I started wearing my little creation out in public, I realized I had something very powerful and very influential on my hands.

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Two of the Most Frustrating Weeks for a New Entrepreneur

Traditionally, I share a reflective post for every birthday. This year was particularly special as it was the first birthday I shared with Smudge - because, no word of a lie, we share the same birthday. Instead, I worked through two of the most frustrating weeks I could face as a new business owner.

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how to create days lived with intention: download the new sequoia life dayplanner

I talk about living with intention a lot. All the time. Almost an obsessive amount. It's not a new concept or an exotic idea I've introduced, but it is the fundamental principle that shows up in my day-to-day that keeps me sane. Well, sane-ish. Or sane-adjacent. 

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six reads to ignite a little self-love

The reality of this world is that no one can take care of you, but you. And yet, more often than not, we neglect our self-love in the service of others. Whether we feel selfish for focusing on the 'me', or it's easier to focus on other realities, self care can be easy to let slide. 

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creative, messy mindfulness

Staying in this past weekend was bliss, but I was intentional with the time I gifted myself. The cold snap Toronto faced provided me space to be mindful, and to express my creativity while doing so. Over the space of 54 hours, I painted, texturized, glued and drew two pieces of mixed media art I'm actually really proud of. 

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five stunning and fun reasons to visit allan gardens

When Torontonians learn I have a passion (*cough*obsession*cough*) for photography, they kept telling me I needed to go to Allan Gardens. Located in the Garden District on the east side of downtown, I took a slight detour over one Sunday afternoon to learn what the fuss was about. I have to say, Allan Gardens did not disappoint.

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be our guest? beauty and the beast exhibit a missed opportunity

I am a closeted Disney fan. I don't scream it from the rooftops, but my whole soul sings when I find myself wrapped up in a Disney classic. I wrote a very critical essay on 'The Disney Vault' in second year university mostly as an excuse to read a whole pile of Disney research. I sang 'Part Of Your World' in my sixth grade talent show - AND STILL HAVE THE WHOLE SONG MEMORIZED.

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