A list of personal development resources for 2020

Hello everyone and welcome to the 2020s! Not only have we entered a new year, but a new decade as well. With this in mind, I wanted to put together a list of resources and tools that I have found helpful and inspiring throughout the years. Articles, tools and exercises that tackle major components of […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019 – Small Business Edition

*photo found on pexels.com Hello and welcome to this year’s Holiday Gift Guide! In the last few years, I’ve started to cultivate a more conscious and thoughtful approach towards shopping: not only when buying for myself, but for the others as well. This year’s gift guide, just like last year’s, is inspired by the same […]

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5 things to bring if you’re invited to dinner

Photo found on pexels.com Hello friends, November is here and with it, the myriad of social engagements and activities. For many of us, it is the busiest time of the year. I’ve noticed that wine/beer seem to be the standard choice as a gift for the host/hostess, in US at least, but I think there […]

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My quick and simple 15 minutes after work routine

*photo found on pexels.com Life can get so busy, doesn’t it? and stressful too. This is when efficient daily routines come in handy to make our transitional periods automatic and fluid. And so, when unexpected things happens, we have simple habits to fall back upon. What often happens is that the transitional times between events […]

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5 ways to minimize your plastic consumption

*photo found on pexels.com Hello friends, If you followed up after my last post, then you know that the recycling centers have started closing down and plastic is no longer being recycled at most plants. The plastic apocalypse is upon us. It actually started “yesterday”. However, it is never too late to change our ways […]

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2 simple and easy ways to celebrate Earth Day – every single day

* Photo by Martin Damboldt from Pexels    On the 22nd of April each year, we are reminded and encouraged to celebrate this wonderful planet that hosts, feeds and allows for life to flourish in unparalleled diversity. Earth Day celebrations started as a grassroots movement in the 1970s as a way to raise awareness and […]

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Want to make our world a better place? Do these 10 things

* Photo by Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels  More and more, in our highly industrialized societies, we become disconnected to Earth and its natural rhythms, a planet that hosts us and of which we are an integral part of. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food that sustains us….we seem to engage in […]

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How to use journaling to gain more clarity: 3 methods and a list of resources

*photo found on pixabay.com As we have discussed in my previous post, Journaling (and free writing) have many benefits.  Today, we will explore and discuss THREE different methods we can use in our daily journaling practice to gain clarity and have a better understanding of our inner world. If you have never journaled before, then […]

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10 benefits of free writing and journaling

*Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels At the end of last year, in a moment where I felt utterly discouraged, isolated and lonely, I picked up a discorded notebook and started to write. As the thoughts poured out of me, my hand barely being able to keep up with them, the words sprawling out larger […]

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