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Living in a menopause brain fog: Bring on the chaos!

June 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Menopause brain fog is a thing. That's what my friend Laura told me over breakfast earlier this week. I wasn't convinced. I thought perhaps she was just being nice, so I Googled it as soon as I got home. She was right. It's a thing. Thank God for that! I feel like I'm living in a perpetual state of chaos. [...]

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Trust your instinct

June 18th, 2018|16 Comments

When I became a first- and only-time mom, I, like many, had no idea what I was doing. 'Trust your instinct,' people kept telling me. I tried, I really did. But how can you trust [...]

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Father’s Day wishes to the world’s best dad

June 15th, 2018|2 Comments

Last week, I was on Facetime with my parents. Me in Toronto, them in London, England. We were chatting away when their home phone rang. My father took the call and subsequently gave three minutes [...]

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Why being a perfectionist can get in the way of your dreams

June 11th, 2018|1 Comment

Perfectionist. It's a label I've never applied to myself. I've seen it in others, though. Take my daughter, for example. When she was little, she'd draw a circle, scrunch it up, throw it away and [...]

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Goals, schmoals! How to stay focused while letting go.

June 7th, 2018|4 Comments

Wow. Can I just tell you I am SO excited right now! I've been doing a lot of self-reflection lately as it pertains to this here blog, and I've had a few epiphanies. The greatest [...]

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Hey beautiful. It’s time to embrace your awesomeness.

June 4th, 2018|4 Comments

Today I want to talk CONFIDENCE because without it you'll never be able to embrace your awesomeness, and trust me. You are awesome. Confidence alluded me for, oh, I'd have to say about five decades [...]

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Forget TGIF. How About TGFT (Thank God For Today)

June 1st, 2018|0 Comments

It's Friday and this morning I awoke in great spirits. I took the dog and this great mood of mine down to the beach for a stroll, snapped a selfie, and uploaded it to my [...]

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9 great reasons I’m addicted to Instagram

May 31st, 2018|0 Comments

OK. I'll just say it. I'm addicted to Instagram. On the five mornings a week that I'm not rolling out of bed and into the car so that I can get to my stupid-early yoga [...]

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Why I want my daughter to be her greatest champion

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

As grim as this may sound, at the end of the day we are the only ones we can depend on to always have our backs. Let's raise our kids to be their greatest champions. [...]

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How a day at the spa left me feeling like a newborn baby

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

When I got up at six this morning, I began going about my day like a full-grown adult. By two this afternoon, I was feeling like a newborn baby. That's because I spent a day [...]

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How healthy is your attachment to Buddha?

May 27th, 2018|10 Comments

Lately, when I'm standing in tree pose during yoga class, trying hard not to sway despite knowing that it's perfectly acceptable to sway (after all, I'm a tree, right?), I find my gaze fixed on [...]