Being mindful

Feeling overwhelmed is something we have all experienced at one point or another.

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The power of pink

To honor the beginning of 2016, we are posting a number of simple recipes for pink smoothies. Continue reading The power of pink

Rosy Cheeks

Do you often wonder (after a night-long partying) if there is a miracle potion that will help you to restore the glow in your skin? Well, we do, and decided to road test an age-old remedy: Rose water. Continue reading Rosy Cheeks

Christmas is near

We love shopping for Christmas gifts for our family and friends. So much so, that we even try to imagine what their reaction is going to be when they open the parcel with their name on it. Continue reading Christmas is near

Confidence: the tool for positive self-image

Thanks to a friend’s suggestion, we decided to challenge ourselves to try and identify the confident people that stand out in a crowd (we do this on the subway train, during Rush Hour). We also noticed how people carry themselves and whether their positive self-image was naturally implied. In the end, we can draw a simple answer that yes, confident people look more put together because of the way they treat themselves, and this is what we think makes a person look “powerful” and not what he does. Continue reading Confidence: the tool for positive self-image

Tips and tricks to help (re)build ourselves

Let this be a dynamic list that keeps growing. Feel free to add your own wise words; we’d love to know what gets you going. Continue reading Tips and tricks to help (re)build ourselves

Gluten-free Ice Cream Sandwiches

Whenever there was a celebration in our house (especially when it was someone’s birthday), we made a big cake with everything in it and all the toppings on it. This time around, we are trying a new philosophy Continue reading Gluten-free Ice Cream Sandwiches

The Healing Properties of Aloe Vera

This post is for those who have allergic reactions to pollen and bee sting:

Mother Nature might have made us to be different from each other (and why not, who wants to live in a Stepford society), but gave us sources of various kinds to make sure we all benefit from her majestic creations the same way. Continue reading The Healing Properties of Aloe Vera

Being as sweet as honey

Oh, if only Canadian summer could last forever…But what if we make winter our friend? What if we are well prepared for Winter, and we greet her as a good friend who came over for a visit and stayed for the winter holidays, and over Easter perhaps? We will stop there before we scare ourselves into moving to a tropical island and pretend we had never seen a winter storm nor felt the North wind on our faces.

And here is the reason for that fear: The low temperature contributes greatly to the loss of moisture and elasticity in the skin. What we need to do is prepare our skin to be ready when we get into the winter months of January and February. Continue reading Being as sweet as honey