Dear 2020 me, We need to talk because there are some things you need to know. Around this time last year, we welcomed 2019 with a set of highly ambitious list of life goals. But life had other plans. I learned many things in 2019. Some things made me be a better human. Some things challenged my personal views, values and beliefs. Some things I had to fight through. Some things were just at best, messy. Yes, 2019 could very well be summed up as “not your greatest . . .
I remember hearing somewhere that the trick to finding something to write about is to hold on to the idea until the words can’t stay contained inside of you anymore. Well. Today is that day. Words are overflowing. Emotions are running high. But mostly nerves. It’s been seven months since I last posted anything here. What. The. Actual. Fuck. I apologize for the strong language but really? How has so much time gone by? Wait. No. I retract that apology. I'm not . . .
Last weekend, I took my first ever "momcation" and visited my friend Sylvia in Montreal. Having a weekend away not only allowed me to recharge and reconnect with myself, but I was able to catch up on some much needed R &R! Here's a look at some of the highlights of my trip! I unleashed my inner foodie. In the last few years, even though I've changed my perspective about food and have developed healthier eating habits, I also recognize the importance of enjoying yourself. . . .
Tomorrow is Bell Let's Talk Day, an annual initiative that seeks to end the stigma surrounding mental health. Over the years, I've had mixed feelings about this campaign. I know just as well as you that one day won't solve or cure anything. I've seen first hand the state of mental health funding in this country. The long waiting lists, limited access and constant hoop jumping. Six months ago, I experienced a major depressive episode. With the help of my doctor, we tried to get . . .
Last Friday, I had so much fun attending the Nordstrom Winter Beauty Event which took place at the Eaton Centre. With over 20 beauty counters to choose from, each brand was offering up free services. I signed up with Charlotte Tilbury because I was curious about her skin care line. This was a the perfect opportunity to try before buying. Is she worth the hype? Here's what happened. The Skin Care Routine I met Malki, my Charlotte Tilbury Skin Care Expert, who explained . . .