Balanced Living and How to Survive Grad School

Well, it's been a long time since I've written. I graduated from my Masters program in August and moved from London to Ottawa where I have started my PhD program. Moving to a new city has made me reflect back on the journey that brought me here because sometimes it is still hard to believe… Continue reading Balanced Living and How to Survive Grad School

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Life as a perfectionist: 3 steps to freeing yourself

Hey! If you're reading this then I'm guessing you're an overachieving perfectionist like me! As long as I can remember I've been competitive in all aspects of my life. I didn't just want to go to art school at age 18, I wanted to go to the best art school in the country! I didn't… Continue reading Life as a perfectionist: 3 steps to freeing yourself

How to live a life that aligns with your core values

  This year has been a year of huge changes for me. I started my Masters, became a coach, transitioned to a vegan lifestyle, and now I'm tackling minimalism (more on this to come soon). I finally feel like I am living a life that truly aligns with who I am. My core values are… Continue reading How to live a life that aligns with your core values

The Truth About Personal Development

  And I'm back! I've been off the blog radar the past two weeks investing some energy into my personal development and self-care. When I started coaching back in September I had never heard of "personal development". I had heard of "self-help" books and I was extremely skeptical of what, if any serious value they… Continue reading The Truth About Personal Development

Why I’m Glad I Had a Choice

I’ve dedicated this blog to my health, fitness and life. As it is in it’s infancy it has been my goal to provide uplifting and motivational content. However, recent events have made me wish to speak up on an important issue close to my heart, an issue that I have been (to my regret) largely… Continue reading Why I’m Glad I Had a Choice

Hearty Vegan Breakfast Bowl

One common misconception that I encountered when I went vegan is that people think vegans starve and never get enough nutrients from plants. What I’ve actually discovered is that I always feel satisfied from meals and never over-full or sick which is how I often felt eating meat and dairy. Today I’m sharing a hearty… Continue reading Hearty Vegan Breakfast Bowl

How I went from being a night owl to a morning person

  For a long time, I truly believed I had a sleep disorder. I would be up until 3 am unable to fall asleep and then in the mornings I just couldn’t drag myself out of bed. I bounced back and forth between being sleep deprived to oversleeping. It wasn’t until I took control of… Continue reading How I went from being a night owl to a morning person