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Convincing Myself That I Deserve Happiness

For an awfully long time, in fact, it’s so long that I don’t remember anything different, I have always stopped myself doing things that would bring me happiness or a moment of what feels like selfishness. I have been putting a much higher priority on task-based achievements or appeasing other people’s needs before my own. The great thing about finishing a task (even if it ultimately makes me more tired or stressed) is that I can see the results and I’ve found that  ...

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How Do You Shave?

Last night, at the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs event in Vancouver (I work for a tremendously driven woman) I met the talented people behind Well Kept. Natalie and Emilie are all about women empowerment and living sustainably. “We were looking for simple products, with natural  ...

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Navigating a Toddler’s Fears

My daughter is at the age where monsters under the bed are becoming very real. Her capacity for imagination is developing and it’s all very new and worrying to her. Somewhere around two to three years old, children learn to be anxious and afraid of things, even if it’s entirely  ...

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