How to Make the World a Better Place Through Your Relationships

As important as it is to reduce waste, shop second-hand, and support sustainable policies, one of the biggest ways that we, as individuals, can have a positive impact on the planet is through our relationships. Positive relationships make us happier, reduce stress, provide purpose, and help us live longer. One study even suggested that a … Continue reading How to Make the World a Better Place Through Your Relationships

Tips for Improving Long-Term Romantic Relationships

As much as I love The Beatles, John Lennon was wrong about one thing: love is not all you need. Long-term relationships require hard work and compromise; falling in love is easy, but staying in love is hard. Relationship experts agree: love is not enough; it’s actually just the beginning. With that in mind, I set … Continue reading Tips for Improving Long-Term Romantic Relationships

Relationship Goals: 6 Ways to Build Positive Friendships and Partnerships

It’s February, and this month, I’m focusing on relationships. If you haven’t heard, I’m spending 2019 in pursuit of making the planet a better place, and I’m focusing on a different theme each month. I figured setting relationship-related goals is essentially one step beyond setting personal well-being goals (last month's theme) because I'm shifting my … Continue reading Relationship Goals: 6 Ways to Build Positive Friendships and Partnerships

Habit Change Hacks for Personal Well-Being

It’s time for an update on my January goals! This month I’ve been focusing on personal well-being by getting enough sleep, exercising consistently, nourishing my body, and focusing on spiritual well-being with meditation and journaling. I’ve been doing the best with nourishing my body—I’ve made quite a few healthy, plant-based recipes (see my last post), … Continue reading Habit Change Hacks for Personal Well-Being

Lavender Love: 5 Clean and Calming Lavender Beauty Products

Since delving into the realm of clean and natural beauty products, I noticed that I have accumulated a number of lavender-scented products. I didn’t used to be a big fan of floral scents, but natural products have really changed the game for me in terms of what defines “floral.” I learned that there’s a big … Continue reading Lavender Love: 5 Clean and Calming Lavender Beauty Products

Made in Canada: Ethical Clothing from Montreal

On my recent trip to Montreal, I had the opportunity to explore the local slow fashion scene. There seemed to be quite a few shops that fit the “ethical” model by satisfying the criteria of local production, fair wages for workers, environmentally-friendly fabrics, and more. My first stop was Général 54, a boutique in the … Continue reading Made in Canada: Ethical Clothing from Montreal