Summer Reading List

Reading has become one of my favourite pastimes and I can sometimes get swept away by an idea or story, forgetting to do anything else. The joy of reading is that it does you no harm, it only serves to fill you with knowledge and wonder. As far as I’m concerned, it’s time well spent….

13 Stress Relieving Activities

With the constant pressure we face in a fast-paced modern world, it’s often nice to take a break from it all, to relax and rejuvenate, and go back to our jobs feeling recharged. Here are some activities I find always puts me in relaxation mode: Knitting. There’s a reason your grandmother knits in her spare…

A Lesson in Self-Love (Plus 9 Ways to be Kind to Yourself)

I am constantly learning about myself and the world around me. One of the most important lessons I learned was how to love myself. I learned this lesson, not surprisingly, by failing to do so. And I’m still, at times, failing to do so. I believe that in order to find yourself, you do have…

For Your Birthday This Year, Renew Your Vows to Yourself

It seems the more we mature, the less importance we place on birthdays. Well, at least our own. But should it be less important? Maybe it’s the thought of getting older that has us feeling less enthusiastic when that birthday creeps up on us.

Spring Cleaning Tips

It’s officially spring, which means it’s time for some spring cleaning! You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again – how decluttering your space can help to clear your mind. It makes sense if you think about it. I’ve often noticed that when I have a messy work space or an overflowing drawer full…

Quotes for Inspiration

Every now and then, we need a little reminding, to feel motivated and get back into the swing of things. With the constant pressures and negativity all around us, it’s nice to turn to some powerful quotes for inspiration.

The Qualities You Should Strive for This Year

In the span of a year, I feel that I have matured a great deal. This newfound wisdom has allowed me to let go of petty emotions and provided me with a wealth of knowledge (which I hope to share with you).