Why Pride Month Is Still As Important As Ever

In case you didn’t know how the whole idea of Pride and Pride Month came to be, I’m going to give you a bit of a history lesson before getting into this article. The LGBTQ+ rights movement was born out of the June 28, 1969 Stonewall riots, after New York police raided the Greenwich Village…

What Does Dress For Success Even Mean?

How many times has someone told you to “dress for success”? It’s such a common phrase, but what does it really mean? Is there a specific outfit that looks more successful over another? Does it have something to do with the brand we wear? Is it something else? I remember my high school holding events…

How To Turn A Failure Into A Turning Point With Priya Sam

Priya Sam is a former television journalist, Toronto influencer, and now successful podcast host. She’s had a lifetime of experience covering stories relating to crime, breaking news, politics, and more. After years of working in television, she took a leap of faith changing the course of her career journey entirely. Her new podcast, Turning Point,…

Being Laid Off: Your Next Steps

Being laid off from your job involves a roller coaster of emotions. It can feel demoralizing and stressful, but it can also be the beginning of a new chapter in your life. Whether it was because of the global pandemic, or some other exterior factor, 2020 and 2021 have turned out to be years of…

How To Make Lockdown Weekends Actually Feel Like Weekends

Although many areas are in some form of lockdown, it’s important that we still try to take the time on weekends to have some fun. Weekends and days off are important for our mental wellbeing and happiness. If you’re on the hunt for ideas on how to make lockdown weekends actually feel like weekends, you’re…

3 Small Habits That Actually Improved My Mood

If you read my Lessons from 2020 post, you may remember that this year I want to focus on prioritizing my physical and mental wellness. I implemented a few habits into my routine in January that really made an immediate difference and I wanted to share them with you. Adding vitamins to my diet I’ve never consistently…

5 Ways You Can Set Healthy Work-Life Boundaries

If you’re feeling like it’s getting increasingly difficult to transition from work hours to off hours, you’re not alone. Working from home has lots of benefits, but the inevitable downside is that you never truly feel like you’ve left the office (because you haven’t). With remote work likely here to stay (or at least here…

2021 Resolutions Based On Your Enneagram

It’s finally the new year and like most people, we’re reflecting on the past, while preparing for the future. Resolutions seem to be a popular topic of conversation around this time of year. As a species, we love to set goals. There’s nothing like the feeling of fulfilling a dream you once put down on…

6 Books You Need To Read In 2021

2020 definitely taught us all how to slow down. It made room for new hobbies and the reinstatement of old ones. Yes, there was a lot of Netflix viewing, but many people fell back in love with the magic of books. It’s nice to have something to do that doesn’t require looking at a screen…

Lessons from 2020

I’ve been taking some time during the holidays to reflect on this wild ride of a year and I wanted to share some lessons I’ve learned, that I will be carrying into the new year (and beyond!) with me.  Lesson 1: You are the audience of every word you speak. Choose your words carefully.  In…