ENHANCING YOUR PHYSICAL WELLNESS PRACTICES WITH CANNABINOIDS

No, it is not breaking news. Wellness culture continues to rise. Talking about health no longer just means talking about our physical bodies. Today, when we talk about health what we are really discussing is ‘wellness’ which provides a more holistic view of body, mind, and spirit. It is an intersection of our physical, emotional,Continue reading “ENHANCING YOUR PHYSICAL WELLNESS PRACTICES WITH CANNABINOIDS”

SAVE YOUR WALLET, YOUR SKIN AND YOUR COFFEE GROUNDS

    Prices continue to rise on organic beauty products, and as an independent graduate student my wallet cannot keep up! So I took it upon myself to do research on simple DIY beauty products that can help both save the planet and my bank account. I was blown away at all the tips andContinue reading “SAVE YOUR WALLET, YOUR SKIN AND YOUR COFFEE GROUNDS”

5 MUST HAVE CRYSTALS FOR A HAPPY AND PRODUCTIVE LIVING SPACE

whether you’ve been interested in the healing powers of crystals for awhile or are new to the world of holistic healing – welcome to this post! Crystals and gem stones have been used for thousands of years for decoration, physical adornment, magic, healing, protection and religious ceremonies “crystals have a remarkable capacity to absorb, store,Continue reading “5 MUST HAVE CRYSTALS FOR A HAPPY AND PRODUCTIVE LIVING SPACE”

10 WAYS HAVING A DOG IMPROVES YOUR CONFIDENCE

Since moving in with one of my roommates in 2017, I have been fortunate enough to be known as “Aunty Em” by our ‘family’ dog Diesel. Over the last couple of years, Diesel and I have become the best of friends. We’ve created many memories together, we’ve built an unbreakable bond, and [somehow] he brought meContinue reading “10 WAYS HAVING A DOG IMPROVES YOUR CONFIDENCE”

HOW 4 FEDERALLY INCARCERATED MEN TAUGHT ME ABOUT VULNERABILITY

Note: This is a reflection piece based off of my undergraduate thesis research “The Man I am Today”: Exploring Narratives of Masculinity and Hardship in the Lives of Long Term Inmates in a Federal Correctional Facility (2006) in which transformative research was conducted in a federal prison with life sentenced male offenders. Therefore, this pieceContinue reading “HOW 4 FEDERALLY INCARCERATED MEN TAUGHT ME ABOUT VULNERABILITY”

10 SIMPLE WAYS THAT YOU CAN HELP SAVE THE PLANET WITH YOUR ON-THE-GO LIFESTYLE

At the end of the day, we are all human just like everyone else, and all we can do is simply try our best to preserve the planet. I certainly am far from perfect in my efforts, but I am constantly pushing myself to believe in a better self, and a healthier world. So, inContinue reading “10 SIMPLE WAYS THAT YOU CAN HELP SAVE THE PLANET WITH YOUR ON-THE-GO LIFESTYLE”

10 MUST-DO’S IN HALIFAX THIS FALL

If you are anything like me, fall can become a very hectic time for you. From Back to School, working, catching up on everything you ‘gave yourself a break’ from during the summer, to numerous Holiday’s, it can be a really difficult process mapping out time to just have fun and NOT feel guilty aboutContinue reading “10 MUST-DO’S IN HALIFAX THIS FALL”

THE HEALTHY TRAVELLERS GUIDE TO MASTERING FLYING

TRAVELLING CAN CAUSE ALL KINDS OF DISHARMONIES IN YOUR BODY. SO I’VE COMPILED A NUMBER OF REMEDIES TO GET YOU THROUGH THAT LONG FLIGHT AND AIRPORT WAITS THIS IS YOUR HEALTHY TRAVELLERS GUIDE TO JET LEG, TRAVELLING SUPERFOODS, PACKING MUST HAVES, AND ENTERTAINMENT, AND REGAINING BALANCE OF THE BODY, MIND, AND SOUL      Continue reading “THE HEALTHY TRAVELLERS GUIDE TO MASTERING FLYING”

7 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE STARTING GRAD SCHOOL

GRAD SCHOOL CAN BE REALLY LONELY  From grade Primary, to Grad School, educational institutions will always feel like a wild jungle. From predators, prey, learning, growing, failing, and trying to keep up with a constant changing environment, the majority of our understandings of how to navigate our social worlds developed within a classroom. And ifContinue reading “7 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE STARTING GRAD SCHOOL”

WELCOME TO MY JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY

As I sit down to write this first blog post, I cannot help but feel overwhelmed with excitement to embark on this journey of self-discovery with you! I don’t know about you, but so far, my journey of/to self-discovery has been a mixture of messy, complex, and enlightening experiences that keep me challenged every day.Continue reading “WELCOME TO MY JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY”