About Hope

It has been a long year and a long winter. What started as few weeks turned into months of waiting, waking up stressed, checking the news on an hourly basis and learning to decode COVID statistics. In other words, it has been hard. It got very easy not to care – when something bad happens…

What Does Self-Love Mean?

There is Valentine’s Day for everyone who has a special one in their lives, there is a Family Day a day later that has been recently recognized as a holiday in many countries. However, there is no day to celebrate our love for ourselves. I know, we supposed to care about others and that’s what…

How to be positive

Positivity is talked about a lot. Recently I was administering a survey for my team to see how they are coping with working from home for several months in light of the virus spread. One of the survey questions asked about stress management, and the most popular answer was “staying positive”. As great as it…

Unexpected good things during self-isolation

Just to give some context: I have been fortune enough to work from home since March 13th and I have not been sick yet (my workplace announced that everyone within our organization to work from home and Ontario to be in a state of emergency on that date). I am aware that my experience may…

Self-care Products and Tools

Despite winter holidays being the busiest time of the year, with all the demands from family, work and social obligations many of us choose to put ourselves last during this time. This is wrong. More activities and more pressure creates greater need for self-care.Today I want to show you different tools and products you need…

6 Ways to Get Your Life Back on Track

There are times when all of us feel down, confused or depressed about what to do next with our lives or even how to solve problems or escape situations we find ourselves in. However, there are many ways out and many approaches you can take to move forward, regardless of your current situation. What is…

How to know if you are lost in life

There are people who are worried about being lost in life and not doing the right thing and then there are people who are actually off their path but they are off so much they no longer aware of it. Today I am going to explore the second type of people and the symptoms that…

How to be present

Many times I heard that the best way to enjoy life and be happy is to be present and slow down. However, it is not as easy as it seems. While I do understand the concept, just because I know I have to slow down and appreciate my current day, current situation, and everything else…

8 Ways to Deal with Stress

As promised, this is the second blog post in Dealing with Stress series. We looked at the ways to identify if it is time to deal with stress in the previous blog post. This blog post will focus on the ways that can help you deal with stress (assuming the stress is not linked to…

When it is time to deal with stress

Almost everyone I talk to recently feels stressed. I get it – busy life, ongoing changes at work, politics, unstable weather, financial troubles, relationship issues. Being stressed becomes a new normal. However, it does not have to be. There are some warning signs when it is time to park everything else you’ve been doing and…