I quit sugar

  Say what? Who would be crazy enough to quit sugar? About a year ago, I had trouble waking up in the mornings, experienced major afternoon slumps, and felt complete blah about my body overall. I was eating my whole grains, veggies, and proteins, and got at least 7 – 8 hours of sleep. I…

How to talk to anyone

One of my favourite communication / self-improvement books of all time is Leil Lowndes’ How to Talk to Anyone. It is my Bible on how to network better, speak with confidence, avoid awkward social situations and more! What I love about this book is how easily the reader can relate to the scenarios she illustrates (think…

Travelling with Me, Myself & I

People tend to think travelling solo is a daunting endeavour. But it doesn’t have to be. As someone who has travelled alone many times, my solo travels have been the most amazing and life changing experiences. The benefits are many, including: Increased confidence Greater independence Better sense of direction Freedom and flexibility New friends and acquaintances…

Write bright and early

I’ve been thinking about how I can improve my writing, especially on how to generate content on the spot. I’ve heard about the benefits of writing in the morning and many have adopted the practice of writing Morning Pages, a creative exercise devised by Julia Cameron. Here’s what she says about what Morning Pages: “Morning Pages…