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I'm A Little

Fast Five: Are You a Burn Out?

Ok my title is meant to be funny because today, October 17th is the first day that marijuana is legal in Canada. Sadly for some of you, this post is not about cannabis but rather actually burning out – you know, running yourself ragged, so much so, that eventually your body and mental health are negatively impacted by you trying to do it all, without rest or self-care. Given that I just spent the better half of the past month fighting…

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Entertainment

Hayu Canada is HERE!

It’s no secret that I’ve been addicted to the hayu Canada app since it launched a few weeks ago. So, because I spent the better part of last week being sick and definitely got to know the app, let’s dive right in to what I’ve been watching, which of the 200+ shows I’m getting ready for next, and why hayu Canada will easily be the best $5.99 CAD I spend each month for my subscription. This past weekend I was…

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Entertainment

Taking a Slice of Stitched

There’s a new show airing on Slice in Canada called STITCHED and it is everything you’d want out of a fashion competition series. Nail-biting competitions, beautifully crafted designs and a judging panel of experts who would make even the best designer want to pull out all the stops. And I had a chance to get the inside scoop from two of those judges – Fashion Personality, Joe Zee and Elle Canada’s Editor-in-Chief, Vanessa Craft. Joe Zee What is the top…

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I'm A Little

Mental Health Day Update

So I’ve apparently been majorly run down because I’ve caught not one but two sinus infections and am taking a sick day to rest up. It’s been a minute since I’ve given a proper life update so I figured why not take a minute  on Mental Health Day to let you know what I’ve been up to. I’ve been very vocal about my own progress dealing with mental health, specifically depression and the changes I’ve made this year have impacted…

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Lifestyle

Financial Fix with Paytm Canada

Ok guys, let’s get one thing straight. I am bad at money management. I am that guy. The one who tries their darndest save yet blinks and all of their money is gone. I have come to terms with my shortcomings with savings, but since admitting this to myself, I have been making a seriously conscious effort to change. And that includes also admitting that I need support when it comes to creating and sticking to new habits. So when…

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I'm A Little

Women Making Waves: Tabitha Vallerie

Wow it’s been a minute since I’ve had the chance to whip out another Women Making Waves post. I am happy to report that today’s #WMW is a bad ass boss and hilarious spirit, Tabitha Vallerie – Founder and CEO of fitness review company Fit-City Guide. Her background in professional dance, marketing, and buying in the fitness industry contributed to her creating a company that provides unbiased, informative reviews on the best places to sweat in Canada. Having been to classes…

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Podcast

#FeelingsTalk with Bachelor Nation

Well you guys, it’s my favorite podcast episode of the year. When the Bachelor babes come to town, they come to PLAY and I am truly grateful that I get to sit down with such a down to earth, funny and relatable group of guests. I sat down with Eric, Adam, Raven, Jason and Blake to get an inside look at life on and after the Bachelor house and so much more extra spicy content: + Is Jordan ready to…

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Travel

Welcome to Palm Springs

Now that the summer is winding down, I have winter travels on the brain. I know, I know it’s still hot out but believe me when I say this warmth is going to be a distant memory real soon. If you’re the type who craves the sun and like me, you need to getaway a couple times to cope during the winter months, then this post is for you. As I start to plan, it’s a real easy decision to…

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Podcast

YOU CAN THRIVE!

This week’s podcast is like part fangirling, part inspirational as I am joined by the absolutely amazing Sarah Hanlon! Sarah was the winner of Big Brother Canada 3 and is an all around wonderful human, social game maven and pop culture princess all wrapped into one. If you’re thinking of getting in to Big Brother as a viewer or auditioning to play in the house itself then THIS IS THE EP FOR YOU. Sarah gives you an inside look at…

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Podcast

Younes You Is Dehydrated

Where to begin this week. I was expecting a slow week. A quick recap of the Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s S15 Preview, tying the loose ends on The Bachelorette Finale and running down a few D-list celebrity stories. AND THEN YOUNES GOT THIRSTY. Seriously you can’t make this stuff up. Younes Bendjima – Kourtney Kardashian’s 24-year old boy toy was spotted in Mexico with his arms HEAVY around another thirst monster female. TMZ sparked the break-up rumors with every…

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