art, bullet journal, organization, videos

video || 3 time-saving ways to embellish with washi tape | bullet journal tips

Ever wanted to decorate your bullet journal, but not sure where to start? Washi tape is my favourite way to add creativity to my bullet journal, without spending hours or working up an artistic inspiration. It can add colour and embellishment to an otherwise plain spread! In this video I'm sharing THREE go-to ideas for… Continue reading video || 3 time-saving ways to embellish with washi tape | bullet journal tips

food, lifestyle, photography

lifestyle || some of my favourite food recipes during lockdown

Earlier this year, I stumbled upon a golden video while watching YouTube with the (or so I convinced myself) non-mindless goal of learning more about cooking and the culinary arts. It was a 42 minute video titled, "How to Chop Every Vegetable". As is usually the case when you watch someone else go at their… Continue reading lifestyle || some of my favourite food recipes during lockdown

bullet journal, lifestyle, organization, videos

video || how to start a bullet journal | all you need to know 10 min crash course

Starting a bullet journal can seem daunting at first, but it is an incredibly powerful tool for organization, motivation and productivity if you use it right! In this video, I take you through ALL you need to know to start planning, tracking, and reflecting on your goals as a beginner. From the bullet system and… Continue reading video || how to start a bullet journal | all you need to know 10 min crash course

academia, writing

writing || notes on the tipping point by Malcolm Gladwell

Okay, I'm going to make a confession. I finished this book weeks ago. And writing a blog post summary of my thoughts and notes has been a majorly recurring to-do list item. It went somewhat like this in my to-do list: write blog postblog post (urgent)okay, seriously write blog postwrite the damn blog post already!… Continue reading writing || notes on the tipping point by Malcolm Gladwell

art, lifestyle, organization, shop

art || shop launch announcement: June 1, 2020

Do you want your desk space looking like this? READ ON for my CRAZY fun announcement! For the past week I've been working hard researching, ordering, and photographing for the first-ever Mistral Spirit SHOP launch. I am so thrilled to bring you FIVE unique pieces and products on June 1, and over the next three… Continue reading art || shop launch announcement: June 1, 2020

lifestyle, organization, photography, retellings, writing

writing || #MyJournalStory | From blogging at 9 years old to going live on TV and YouTube: my 7-year bujo evolution

First published on the Washi Tape Shop on May 6, 2020. A couple weeks ago, @thewashitapeshop reached out asking if I'd like to write a guest blog post to share my story. I decided to put it into a visual journey about how I got into blogging at 9 years old, took up bullet journaling, and started… Continue reading writing || #MyJournalStory | From blogging at 9 years old to going live on TV and YouTube: my 7-year bujo evolution

art, bullet journal, photography

video || paint with me! nature sketching time lapse + watercolour tips

A couple months ago I went for a walk with my handy camera and snapped some cute photos of plants and leaves. In this video, I'm showing you how to turn a fun outdoor adventure into a gorgeous watercolour spread in your bullet journal or sketchbook! I printed the photos with Phomemo, and then went… Continue reading video || paint with me! nature sketching time lapse + watercolour tips

lifestyle, things i learned, writing

writing || why you should make a priority list for your free time, too

Happy first Monday of May! Let's chat about mindful priorities today. In my view, there are 3 states of productivity: the first is a positive Flow State - you're getting things done AND enjoying the work. The second is when you're getting things done (maybe it's mostly admin tasks/busywork) but you're not in the mood… Continue reading writing || why you should make a priority list for your free time, too

bullet journal, organization, videos

video || starting my 7th bullet journal | updated daily layout, finance tracker & self-branding | May set-up

I'm starting my SEVENTH bullet journal ever this May! Watch this video to see what my essentials are for starting from scratch in a new notebook (hint: it's super simple and functional). This time around, I created: a cover page self-branding spread May monthly calendar finance trackerupdated daily layout (using a variation of my note-taking… Continue reading video || starting my 7th bullet journal | updated daily layout, finance tracker & self-branding | May set-up

academia, fitness, food, lifestyle, videos

video || productive at-home vlog | my daily routine, workout + a dramatic pasta dinner

Guys. I had SO much fun editing this video. You've gotta watch it to understand what I mean. Complete with music-timed workout sequence and a dramatic and very Italian pasta-making dinner, I have to say my entire YouTube career has led up to this moment. Every day is totally ordinary but also very unique -… Continue reading video || productive at-home vlog | my daily routine, workout + a dramatic pasta dinner