Finding Happiness

I wish, as well as everybody else, to be perfectly happy; but, like everybody else, it must be in my own way. – Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility Happiness is a positive or pleasant emotion that ranges from contentment to joy. Happiness for me comes from my family, my wonderful boyfriend, and, of course, my […]

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A Year in the Life: We did it B!tches!

Today’s our first blogaversary! Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way; it means more than we can express. Here are a few words about our first year and everything we loved about it from each of us! From Maria:A year ago, when Gin and I talked about starting a blog, I […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly

‘Tis the season of trashy holiday movies! Y’know, the cheesy movies with actors we’ve never heard of until now? The movies that you love to watch, but secretly tell everyone you’re not into them. Yes, I’m talking about holiday movies. It’s the perfect time to sit back with a delicious drink and snack, ready to […]

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Relax: Why You Should Take A Bath

Taking time for self-care is very important. Whether you’re reading a book, cooking, or watching the latest Netflix Christmas movie, it’s good for your mental and sometimes physical health. Lately, my routine of self-care has been taking baths. It’s a great way to relax and reduce stress. Plus, I have time to reflect on anything […]

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Why I Love My Body… And Food

For years, I’ve struggled with loving my body. Ever since I finished university, I’ve been struggling to get back into shape, comparing my body now to the body I had in my early twenties. I always thought, if I could just lose this weight and weigh 20 pounds less, I would be happier. Sadly, that […]

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How to Combat Lack of Motivation

Do you ever just have days where you feel low, with little to no motivation? I have them almost all the time. Perhaps it’s the summer burnout or the fact that we’re living in a global pandemic, but I’ve been feeling low lately.  Last week, I felt like I was on top of the world! […]

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Let’s Talk About Journaling

When I was younger, my mom introduced me to writing in my diary, or what we call today journaling. It was a way to get my thoughts out on paper when I felt I couldn’t talk to anyone. I thoroughly enjoyed this because I could write anything and no one would ever see it. It […]

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World of Warcraft: Why I Let My Boyfriend Convince Me to Play an RPG

A little over a year ago, I decided to download World of Warcraft on my Macbook Pro (these aren’t meant for gaming).  I didn’t know a lot about Warcraft, aside from the Warcraft lore my boyfriend told me (shoutout to him for being so knowledgeable). Funny story, before I even considered playing Warcraft, I was […]

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September: A Few of My Favourite Things

September. ‘Tis the season of pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and scary movie marathons. While I love summer for those warm sunny days and my birthday (obviously), I really enjoy fall. Obviously, fall officially begins on September 21st, but as we all know, the first of September is a good sign of the cool air […]

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Am I a Writer?

I’ve come across a few Instagram posts recently about imposter syndrome. Imposter syndrome is where an individual has self-doubts about their work and talents and has an internalized fear of being exposed as a fraud. And it made me wonder about my insecurities as a writer. I love to write, and it’s always been something […]

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