Category: Inspiration

Yoga With A Big Side Of Gratitude

I woke up this morning feeling tired but so incredibly happy and grateful for everything and everyone in my life. We had a great weekend of friends, road-tripping, surfing and adventure and I feel renewed and happy.   After sleeping in different beds and sitting in the car for hours my body felt so stiff, so the first thing Isla and… Read more →

Editing Daily Life

Editing, simplifying, paring down…that is what has been on my mind these days. I have always been attracted to the idea of living minimally and editing my stuff so that everything I own is something I either love or need. Everything has a purpose and a place. It is a neat and tidy way to live, one which my organized-obsessed mindLOVES the idea of.… Read more →

Appreciation And Failure

I am already a pretty appreciative person, it’s rare that a day goes by without thinking of how lucky I am. Whether I’m appreciating my friends, family, current location, my cozy house or my abilities, I do naturally make a habit of it and typically feel overwhelmed by it the feeling. When I was in college, I used to walk 20… Read more →

Road To (Even More) Happiness

I am currently reading a book called “the happiness project” by Gretchen Rubin which I have really been benefitting from, and I’m only 3/12 of the way into it. I love books like this because it makes me re-evaluate my life and lifelong goal/question of “am I happy”? Happiness is (and always has been) my main focus in life and… Read more →

Do What You Feel

I find that I am constantly setting goals for myself; do yoga every day, stop drinking coffee, cut out gluten, etc… And I am always pretty good at sticking to them, I am a fairly disciplined person, it suits my personality. But in going with the new, free me, I am going to try things a little differently over the… Read more →

Free As A Bird

This past weekend I conquered a fear that has been with me for at least 5 years. I got a tattoo! I have wanted this exact tattoo on my ribs/back for much of my adult life, but the thought of the pain and use of ‘needles’ scared me away from doing it. Then finally on my inspirational week off, listening… Read more →

Inspiration From Elenor Rosevelt

Some of my absolute favourite quotes are from Elenor Rosevelt. I aspire to live by these words: “Do one thing every day that scares you.” “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.” “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.… Read more →