Life

10 Things To Do That Will Lift Your Spirits

•••
It happens to all of us: bad days or even weeks. Sometimes life throws a curveball to motivate us to be better than the day before. Just like most challenges, the key is getting into a right frame of mind. You don't have to always know the answer right away; most of the time it's a process to get there and patience will be your grounding force. Here are a fe[...]

Vancouver Courier: A Case For Fashion and Why We Should Care

•••
Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper People often ask what does fashion mean to me? A large part is definitely the feeling I get when a new collection is about to release. There's a feeling of anticipation and story that's yet to be told. Also a keen art buff, I view fashion much like art. Fashion always looks towards the future with a nod to the past. [...]

The Single Girl Valentines Survival Guide

•••
Tomorrow is Valentines Day where roses and sweets are rampid. However, singles can take this opportunity to celebrate the most important relationship they have in their life: your relationship with yourself. After all, in everyone's busy life and schedule these days, one can easily overlook some much needed self care. Show yourself some love with this edi[...]

Refresh Your Space This Fall With These Inspiration Ideas

•••
Once in awhile, it's healthy to it the refresh button and spruce up your living space. It gives you a rejuvenated sense of psychologically clarity that can transform your space into a home. With fall closing in and temperatures getting cooler, there's nothing more soothing than snuggling on your couch with a great book and a warm beverage so there's no bette[...]

New Research Challenges The Theory of Choice and Happiness

•••
Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper When it comes to relationships, accountability is a notion we recognize but not always put into practice. We think we know what we want, freedom means options and choice, we see what we want to see to make reality suit our intentions. The truth is whether you see it as rationalization or coping, we constantly alter our sens[...]

8 Closet Organization Tips For Small Spaces

•••
Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper I've lived in the city for almost 7 years now and one of the most challenging aspect has to be finding enough closet space to fit all my clothes. I must admit that as I get older, I hang onto less clothes and love editing my closet any chance I get. Perhaps one of the most important lesson I learned is if I can't see my [...]

5 ways to decrease stress during the holiday season

•••
Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Even though the holidays are suppose to filled with parties, family and celebration, it's not always the case. Between Christmas shopping and hosting dinner, it leaves little time to enjoy and decompress as the year comes to a close. My list of holiday to-do(s) are quite comprehensive and includes: sending out cards, baking[...]

Eating In: 4 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Cashew Butter Cups

•••
Anyone who know me knows I have a sweet tooth. One of my guilty pleasures is peanut butter cups. I use to have a huge addiction to peanut butter cups until I found out how unhealthy the store bought ones were. They were loaded with additives and sugar which we all know isn't great for our health. Since I've been experimenting in the kitchen lately, I deci[...]

RYU Is Giving Us A New Way Of Looking At Athletic Apparel

•••
Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Athletic apparel is not what it use to be. The old conception of gym clothes (baggy and not all that flattering) is changing. More people are now wearing athletic apparel as a sort of lifestyle clothing. You can now wear it pretty much anywhere you would normally wear jeans. Many athletic apparel brands have even integrated[...]