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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First Dates
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First Dates – What You Should Really Be Hoping For

Last week I was having a conversation with a friend of mine about first dates. She was telling me how nervous she gets; “what will he think?”, “what will I say?” and on and on she went. It made me think back to the times when I had first dates. And I recalled that the […]

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Going green
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Going green – and going minimal

Plant-based, eco-friendly, organic…call it like you want, going green is a good idea. But, do I dare say that the solution is equally, if not more, about going minimal? I am ALL for choosing products and foods, that aren’t toxic to the environment, or our bodies; that are made with natural, organic goodness. But going […]

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The Art of Timeliness
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The Art of Timeliness

Do you find it near impossible to get where you need to go – on time? Do people often complain about how late you are? I think we can all agree that punctuality is a great skill to have. If you want to keep your appointments, show up where you intend to be, and respect people’s […]

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Preparing for marriage (and not just the wedding)
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Preparing for marriage (and not just the wedding)

There’s a difference between preparing for your wedding day – and preparing for marriage. Yes, the wedding is a special celebration that takes some planning, but what I’m much more invested in, is our relationship and how it continues to grow, leading up to the “big day” – and every day after that. Don’t get me wrong. I’m still into the […]

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Hear your own voice by shutting out the noise
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Hear your own voice by shutting out the noise

How many times have you turned to someone for advice without turning to yourself first? It’s natural to want the opinion of others when we’re not sure what to do, or how we should feel – something I definitely see my female counterparts do more often than not. But just because it’s “normal” doesn’t always […]

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TRINITY Skin, Beauty and Makeup
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TRINITY Skin, Beauty and Makeup

Trinity is a skin, beauty and makeup line founded by Montreal’s babelicious boss lady, Nathalie Audant. The ethical brand is eco-conscious and sustainable.

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Taking Accountability in Your Relationships
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Taking Accountability in Your Relationships

Like it or not, the only person you can truly change is you. Sure…you might be capable of swaying people to do what you want or what you think is best from time to time, but long-lasting change is something you can only impact upon yourself. So it’s important not to take it for granted – because […]

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How to talk to men (and women too)
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How to talk to men (and women too)

Now, don’t get it twisted…This isn’t an article about “how to flirt or pick up”. This is about the way you communicate when you’re having a more “difficult” conversation with your man or woman. We all know that struggle. There’s something you wanna say, but you just don’t know how to say without causing a […]

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What does thriving mean to you?
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What does thriving mean to you?

Take a deep breath…close your eyes and get still. Now…picture yourself thriving. Try not to think of it as what it will, or what it should, look like. Allow yourself to see what comes through. Spend a few minutes there… Ask yourself, “what does thriving mean to me?” Whatever it looks life, take a few minutes and write it […]

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Happiness is a skill
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Happiness is a skill & here are 5 stages to cultivating it

Are you happy? Bet that sounds like a loaded question, doesn’t it. In this moment, on this day, I am happy. Very, happy. But it hasn’t always been this way. I’ve definitely had my fair share of unhappy times. In my case, it wasn’t for any ground breaking reasons, but more so because I was […]

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I’m just saying, words matter

The other day I was talking to a girlfriend of mine and “like” we always do – we noticed that we were saying “like”, a lot. Oh my God, like have you ever tried to go 5 minutes without saying like? Ya, pretty tough. So we started to go deeper into how words matter. We also […]

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