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Atelier EV – Montreal’s Newest Sustainable Fashion Line

Founded by Genia de Marco, Atelier EV is the newest addition to the growing community of sustainable fashion designers in Montreal.

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Redefining the Feminist
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Redefining the Feminist

The other day, someone asked me if I was a feminist. And I gotta say, it took me by surprise. Not because I didn’t know how to answer, but because I didn’t fully understand the relevance of the question. Then it hit me. The way this person was perceiving feminists wasn’t all that positive and that’s […]

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Out of Body Experiences
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Out of Body Experiences

Have you ever experienced something so intense it felt like you literally stepped out of your body and into a bird’s eye? It’s like you’re suddenly observing yourself from a perspective you don’t often get to see from. I’m sure we’ve both had out of body experiences like these, and they’re freaking powerful. Why? Because, we’re so […]

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Balancing Your Strengths So They Don
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Balancing Your Strengths So They Don’t Become Your Weakness

We both have things that come more naturally to us. Connecting with people is definitely one of my strengths. And you have many of your own too. You know, those things that come so naturally to you – you don’t even have to try. These strengths benefit us in so many ways; but left unchecked, they […]

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Relationship Balance: You, Me and Us
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Relationship Balance: You, Me and Us

Balance is a tricky word when it comes to anything, let alone, relationships. It’s hard to grasp what balance means in this context. Is there a certain amount of time you’re supposed to spend with each other? Or only a certain amount of love you’re supposed to give? I say, there are no rules. “Relationship balance” […]

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Shifting to an Abundance Mindset: One of the Great Lessons I
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Shifting to an Abundance Mindset: One of the Great Lessons I’ve Learned

Abundance is the perfect synergy of receiving, and giving. Giving anything positive; from a compliment, a nice thought or a smile, to generous tips, ideas and your time. There are a whole lot of opportunities and ways, to give. I haven’t always had the abundance mindset that I do now; I’ve come a really, really long […]

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How to Make Things Happen
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How to Make Things Happen

What if I said I could offer you a simple formula for how to make things happen? Would you believe me? …would it matter? I guess there’s only one way to find out. The way to create all the things you want is to ask, believe, release – and then take inspired action. Ya, it’s that simple and yet it […]

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Women-owned, Women-run: The Rwanda Craft Brewery Project
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Women-owned, Women-run: The Rwanda Craft Brewery Project

Together, Fina Uniweza and Steve Beauchesne, CEO of Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co., are setting out to create a female-owned Rwanda Craft Brewery.

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How Awareness and Self-Love Saved My Life
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How Awareness and Self-Love Saved My Life

I guess there are some things you don’t know about me. Like the fact that insecurities and body issues were my close companions for the better half of my teenage years. And after dieting and diet pills, I found my real drug of choice at the age of thirteen, bulimia. If you don’t know, bulimia is […]

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Seeking Serenity
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Seeking Serenity

Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference. I remember when I heard the serenity prayer for the first time. It was like a beautiful wakeup call – and just the one I needed. I mean, I’d […]

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Luxcey
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Luxcey – mindful beauty rituals

Founded by Rose Gwet, Luxcey beauty is designed to inspire slow living, a communion with nature, and stepping into positive rituals.

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How to react when your love gets a text from the ex
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How to react when your love gets a text from the ex

Exes. Hate em or love em, they’re not a dying breed. They’re very much alive and sometimes, in the inbox of your lover. Ya, we’re talking about that awkward moment when your main squeeze gets a text from the ex. So, what do you do if or when your present’s past comes knocking on the door? […]

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How life gets more positive when you do
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How life gets more positive when you do

You can’t turn a corner these days (or more like open up a web page), without running into someone who’s preaching all kinds of positive talk. “Just be positive and all is on its way”.  Well, doesn’t that sound like a nice pile of b.s. That is of course, until you understand why. So, how […]

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Let It Go
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Let It Go – Three Short Words, One Big Meaning

I wish I wouldn’t have said that. It made me sound so… insensitive. This thought took over my brain after one of the meetups that I regularly host in Montreal. I had said something that I felt would be interpreted in a not so positive way. Nothing indicated that anyone was particularly moved or offended by what […]

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10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship
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10 Signs of a Healthy Relationship

“We love each other, but lately we’re fighting all the time. We’re often on each other’s nerves and seem to disagree about everything. Sometimes, I wonder if he’s the one.” I’ve heard versions of this statement time and time again, coupled with the question of is this how relationships are supposed to be? But even […]

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Back to (a beautiful) reality, with awakened senses
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Back to (a beautiful) reality, with awakened senses

Viewpoints, castles, beaches, food, coffee (lots of coffee), wine (enough of that too), hilarious memories and a whole lot of love. Our honeymoon in a nutshell. And now, from one beautiful reality to the next, we return home with open arms. I guess some might never want to leave the life of hot sandy beaches […]

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Going on my honeymoon, time to disconnect!
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Going on my honeymoon, time to disconnect!

Wow, what a high. Saturday was my (our) wedding day, and it was nothing short of magical. The love we exchanged, and even more so, the love we received, was powerful and palpable. I guess it’s true, love begets love. And now with all the energy and good (great) vibes that showered us, we carry […]

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Proving Yourself Right Doesn’t Always Make Things Right
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Proving Yourself Right Doesn’t Always Make Things Right

It can be so tempting sometimes to prove why you’re right…but it doesn’t always make things right. Holding back from telling someone how you think things went down, can be really, really hard. We tell ourselves that by sharing what we believe happened or what we believe our part is in something, we can make […]

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EleVen by Venus
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EleVen by Venus – Better Than a Ten

EleVen by Venus is Venus Williams’ activewear fashion line. The company aims to inspire females around the world to go beyond the ten – and to be an eleven.

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Self Reflection: Would You Like Dating You?
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Self Reflection: Would You Like Dating You?

Would you like dating you? If the answer’s yes, then go with your bad self. We’re often so quick to point out what we don’t like about our partners and what they aren’t doing right; but we’re not quite as generous with our own self reflection – like, how am I doing as a partner? Looking at yourself […]

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