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10 Things To Do That Will Lift Your Spirits

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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 intoΒ 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[...]

New Research Challenges The Theory of Choice and Happiness

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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

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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

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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[...]

10 Things About Being Thirty That Everyone Should Know

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Last year marked a milestone for me: I turned 30. As I celebrated my last months being 29, I experience both fear and anticipation. Is it what I would expect? Would this suddenly throw me into some kind of existential crisis now that I'm in a new decade of my life? Will things actually be different? The answers to all of that came pretty quickly the day I[...]

Vietnamese Vegan Rolls With Peanut Sauce

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Via Feed Feed Rice rolls are one of the easiest and healthiest things to make. You can customize your version and add just about anything you want. I like vegetarian rice rolls because their fresh and crisp. It's another version of a salad (except you can dip this one!). The most amount of work you'll have to do is chopping up the vegetables or you can go t[...]

How Actual Marriage Proposals Really Pan Out

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper There's no doubt that people are doing things at a grander scale these day even when it comes to marriage proposals. If this is true, does an actual proposal ever live up to our ideal? Relationship researchers conducted a survey to get to the bottom of this and while it's never quite as great as we envisioned it, it's actua[...]

Eating In: Cherry Salsa and Grilled Salmon

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Since cherries are in season, I thought I'd feature a healthy recipe which was cherry themed. I came across this recipe from Feed Feed and it's phenomenal! This Cherry Salsa & Grilled Salmon recipe is so easy and delicious, it'll satisfy both your savory and sweet side. Serving: 4 Ingredients 4 Wild caught salmon fillet 1 cup of cherry 2 table[...]

5 Workout Classes To Try On Classpass

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Part of my daily routine is working out but signing up for different fitness classes can get expensive so I decided to give Classpass a try for a $99 per month. You can choose from many different fitness classes such as yoga, spinning, bootcamps or even gym time that's available in your area. The best part is you can use your Classpass while you're traveling[...]