What Happens When You Establish Personal Values

What Happens When You Establish Personal Values

Whenever I struggle with whether I should make a purchase, or with making a big decision, I like to check-in with my values to see if the purchase or decision aligns with them. Do you know what your personal values are? Do you check-in with…

What Does Being Authentic Even Mean?

What Does Being Authentic Even Mean?

The number one piece of advice I hear these days is to “be authentic” or “just be yourself” and I have a very serious question: What does “being authentic” even mean? We live in a time and place where there is SO much information and…

4 Things I Used to Care About But Don’t Anymore

4 Things I Used to Care About But Don’t Anymore

Self reflection is an important part of growth and creating a life you love. Self reflection happens when you spend some time really thinking about who you are, your thoughts, and your experiences. One of the best ways to use self reflection for growth is…

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Heard

The Best Advice I’ve Ever Heard

The best advice I have ever heard… hmmm… most of the advice I look back on is from my mom and dad. Or from my boyfriend or my friends. And with podcasts being such a great resource right now, I have heard hundreds of pieces…

Why Would I Start a Lifestyle Blog?

Why Would I Start a Lifestyle Blog?

Why would I start a lifestyle blog? Or more accurately, why would I (or you) ever start anything? Especially something where the chance of success and return on investment is relatively low? Well friends… it has officially been 6 months since I started posting weekly…

Finding Purpose (What Game of Thrones Taught Me)

Finding Purpose (What Game of Thrones Taught Me)

There are many excellent books and philosophies around the topic of finding purpose. Countless theories of how to find it, what it might be, whether everyone’s purpose is the same or different, and on it goes. But I am not going to talk about those…

6 Ways to Seek and Find Inspiration

6 Ways to Seek and Find Inspiration

Inspiration is when something stimulates you into a pursuit, creative or otherwise. It could be a moment when you see a painting, or read a poem, or smell some lilacs and you suddenly feel a certain way or get a certain thought. Inspiration is often…

My 8 Favourite Local West Coast Products

My 8 Favourite Local West Coast Products

There are so many amazing local businesses on the West Coast – and specifically Vancouver Island! I thought I would put together a list of a few of my favourite local west coast products in the interest of shopping local and supporting small! From food…

How to Work Freelance From Home: A Day in my Life

How to Work Freelance From Home: A Day in my Life

Whether you are looking for a peek into my daily life, you want to see how to work freelance from home, or you want some general work from home tips & ideas, this post has it all. I started turning my side hustle into my…

How I Became a Photographer with No Formal Training

How I Became a Photographer with No Formal Training

Curious about how I became a photographer with no formal training? In this post I break down how years of loving taking photographs and creating connections turned into a career. Is it Called a Calling if You’re 7 Years Old? I was given my first…