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The Truth I Discovered About Gratefulness

  I am feeling rather grateful and optimistic today. Monday marking the beginning of a beautiful week ahead and the first day of summer! Oh, and the sun is shining! How often does that happen here in Newfoundland? Not often enough let me tell you. But it is today! I wanted to talk a little about gratitude today. The importance of being grateful in life for my health, family and friends were instilled in me from a young age. However, the real truth is… until recently I felt that gratefulness was some sort of obligation. A feeling expressed as…

13 Simple Stress Relief Activities

Being an adult is hard work. It seems the older I become the more life tends to suck the energy and happiness straight out of my soul. Like a giant dementor (Harry Potter reference) ready to take all motivation and glee from my existence. Alright enough with the drama. What I mean to say is, stress is a very real things people! No matter the reason I refuse to sit and dwell on it, I am simply not able to let a feeling such as stress keep me down for long. So on a day like today, a Monday from…

9 Ways to Love yourself this Valentine’s Day

The official day of love is rounding the corner, rushing towards us full steam ahead. Valentine’s day, the slightly out of control, emotionally unstable little sister of the Calendar. Either you embrace this obnoxious holiday with open arms giving into all things red, pink and heart-shaped, or you cringe at the entire concept. Many people see it as a Valentine’s day, the slightly out of control, emotionally unstable little sister of the Calendar. Either you embrace this obnoxious holiday with open arms giving into all things red, pink and heart-shaped, or you cringe at the entire…

5 Reasons you Should Start Napping

Sometimes I wish I had a cats life. Not because I am particularly interested in chasing mice, or coughing up hairballs, or because I like the taste of fish. No, it is this soft critters ability to nap that I am envious of. These furry friends are the boss when it comes to napping. And I love a good nap! I used to work with this guy who would arrive at work looking like he literally just crawled out of bed or from under a rock, poor fella. He constantly had bags under his eyes, his clothes were disheveled as…

9 Sleep Remedies to Help you Get the Best Night’s Rest

There is no better feeling than waking after a perfect night’s sleep.  Feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your day, it’s what people dream of. (No pun intended) Having suffered from multiple sleeping disorders throughout my life sleep has always been a battle for me. As a child the thought of going to sleep filled me with anxiety. Like many children, I feared the bogeyman, but my parents soon realized it was much more than a child’s fear of what lurked under the bed. I suffered from extremely vivid nightmares, and sleepwalking sometimes even…

10 Pick me up Tricks to Improve a Bad Day

Sometimes life sucks, and some days are harder than others. That’s why we all have our go-to comfort activities that we turn to lift our moods on those darker days. It’s essential to keeping sane when circumstances seem heavy. If you are looking for some new ideas on how to lift your mood on a bad day then check out my very own list. I hope you enjoy! 1. Look Good = Feel Good I know this is tough when you’re feeling low the last thing you want to do is rummage through your…