How to Become More Confident

I used to have this problem – not being confident. In fact, I did not acknowledge that I was not confident but if there was a challenging situation, whether involving talking to a new person, introducing myself, presenting something at work or even speaking up – I would try to avoid it. And, if I…

How to tell if a guy likes you

There are many ways to tell if a guy likes you. Some signs might be more obvious than others. The list below is based on my experience and also got validated by my husband 🙂 Please note that this only applies to heterosexual relationships. Signs he likes you when you just met He looks at…

Winter Holidays Checklist

Anticipating hours in traffic and getting last-minute gifts in panic? Have no fear – here is the checklist that can help you stay focused during the most wonderful time of the year. The easiest way to ensure that nothing gets forgotten is to think about it in categories. They are also organized in order of…

How to regain control of your life

Spoiler alert: it is possible! This post is written by control freak, so know that you can trust this! Before I go into specific pointers, let me tell you a story. It was 11 years ago. I was 20, studying full-time towards my Bachelor degree in Politics. In my spare time I was working as…

How to get better sleep

Struggling to fall asleep, waking up in the middle of the night or it is hard to wake up? Or maybe all three? Look no further, below is list of ideas to get you to sleep better and wake up rested! If you have trouble falling asleep, try: Taking a hot bath or shower before…

The best apple pie

I know right now you would say that I cannot surprise you with an apple pie for a fall recipe. Right? Wrong! Although it is not ground breaking, it is still the best apple pie I have tried in a while, and my husband agrees. While it will be baking, your whole house will smell…

Cold a cold? Here are some methods that work!

The fall is about to start and I must confess – I was down with a cold already. Every season usually starts with minor sickness given my allergies and ongoing stressors but adding ongoing pressures, deadlines, and you know, global pandemic and it might be a good idea to know how to treat a cold…

How to make good decisions

There are many different approaches to answer this question. I am not going to cover how to make decisions because at the end of the day, it is up to you, but I will talk about how good and bad decisions look like to guide you towards something that is right for you Characteristics of…

A key to improving life

Recently I have been stuck in the same routine, doing the same things day after day and yet always dreaming about another day and time, the magical “tomorrow” where things are better on all fronts. “Tomorrow” is a futuristic destination, a perfect world where I live in a beautiful house with clean kitchen (and no…

Creating a Summer Mood

Getting excited for the summer is harder during pandemic time but not impossible. Even when traveling is limited and patios are still closed down in Ontario (so jealous of California!), there are many ways to get ready for the summer and especially to get into the lighter mood. Below are some ideas! Create a summer…