End of Season Sale: Certified Calm

Wednesday, 11 January 2017  |  News + Promos

End of season sale at Certified Calm starts tomorrow! Keep calm…then shop!

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GoWell Namaste Run on Jan 29

Tuesday, 10 January 2017  |  Health + Wellness

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As most of you know, I went back into corporate life and I’m currently loving it as Marketing Manager at Sun Life where we launched GoWell, a new wellness community focused on healthy eating, working out, and living a balance life. We’re having our 3rd Community Workout and I’d like to invite you to join.  It’s free and all you need to sign up at our website.  Super excited to do yoga and run and then yoga again (lol) with you!  Read on for full event details below… (more…)

Product Review: HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3635 All-in-One Printer

Sunday, 8 January 2017  |  Gear + Gadgets

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I’m always reviewing running shoes and gadgets, but, this time, I’ve put on my mommy hat and, in partnership with HP, we’re throwing a contest on this blog this month. (Stay tuned!) In the meantime, the kids and I have been enjoying our new HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3635 All-in-One Printer. Here’s an unbiased (yes, promise!) review of the product in case you’re looking for a new printer this new year: (more…)

2017 Go… Go… Goals!

Sunday, 8 January 2017  |  Bullish Insights

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“Consider goals as launching pads to something far greater.”
– Cyndi Laurin

It’s been a tradition for me to start each year with goals instead of resolutions. I find that setting goals gives me something specific and attainable to work for, while resolutions…well, we know most of those are forgotten before the end of January.

So, here we go go go for my 2017 goals: (more…)

Thank You, 2016!

Saturday, 31 December 2016  |  Bullish Insights

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– Cinque Terre, Nov 2016 –

2016, you were a breath of fresh air.  After the past few years of tears, troubles, and trying my best to remain strong, I finally felt that, this year, I didn’t have to try as hard.  As my wise 12-year-old daughter put it: “This year, there was less drama.”  That’s her referring to the oh-so tumultuous life of a 5 Seconds of Summer fan, but it was just the same with me.

This year, there was more time to focus on work (I went back to full time corporate life after over a decade), nurture old and new friendships (I’m antisocial but, hey, I expanded my world and that’s an achievement lol), care for my kids (they’re both mini adults now that I can engage in smart and witty conversations with), and, last but not the least, there was more time to nourish my soul. (more…)