Are you in? On December 2nd, we kicked off a new DAILY challenge in our Vibely virtual community for us to complete together this month! I've been working through the EPIC 3 series by @carolinegirvan since the start of September, and much like when I did NaNoWrimo (a challenge to write a book in a month), I… Continue reading lifestyle || join our ongoing 30 days of movement challenge in December 2021!
https://youtu.be/fPIkTBkm8AY Listen to this video as a podcast: https://anchor.fm/mistralspirit OK, let's be honest. A *full-time job*, great relationships, crushing your goals, maintaining your side-hustle AND dealing with administrative tasks like laundry, cooking, and surprise repairs ... you can't have time for everything. It's impossible, isn't it?! (AND I didn't even include a commute 😲) I'm… Continue reading lifestyle || the reality of work-life balance | a student’s transition to the 9 to 5
In this video, I detail 4 steps to tackle long-term goals with micro habits, incorporated into a journal entry of my own that I'm reading aloud. The first step, you'll find, is establishing priorities that are INDEPENDENTLY your own. Then comes the hard part. Every day, we make little choices to get us an incremental… Continue reading lifestyle || my morning routine | how i use microhabits to accomplish long-term goals
I'm all about constant self-reflection and self-improvement, but the number one thing to remember when setting goals - productivity, health, fitness, habits - is to appreciate that your current position IS A PART OF THE PROCESS. Don't use guilt to motivate yourself. It's not a long-term solution for change. And it's particularly dangerous when your… Continue reading ideas || the fine line between self-improvement and complacency
In the 6 years of staying organized using a bullet journal, I’ve tried and created 62 completely unique and functional spreads. This video will be a quick, categorized flip through all of them, to inspire you with your own planners and lists! And since we're all about productivity, we'll do it in under 3 minutes!… Continue reading organization || 62 bullet journal spread ideas in 3 minutes | practical & organized
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 lifestyle || productive at-home vlog | my daily routine, workout + a dramatic pasta dinner
Getting on an early sleep schedule (that means waking up before noon!) is one of the first steps to creating structure for yourself if you're home all day. This Sunday, I'm bringing you a bullet journal spread with my TOP practical tips that you can do both BEFORE bed and in the MORNING. Let's start… Continue reading lifestyle || 11 practical tips to improve your sleep schedule | how I wake up at 7:30 am every day
On Friday, March 13, my university announced that classes would be suspended for one week, to start again remotely afterwards. I had already begun to pack my bag, so that day I loaded everything into the car and drove home. I don't visit home very often - maybe once every month or every couple months.… Continue reading lifestyle || my morning routine when social distancing
Get the tools and strategies to create a healthy, fit and active lifestyle for yourself! In this blog post and video, we're talking about: 3 benefits of fitness (and if it's still worth it if you're not seeing results!)12 strategies that help me get motivated every single dayyour workout options and how to pick your… Continue reading lifestyle || workout motivation, strategies + how to write your own!
My university bullet journal set-up is generally just a monthly calendar spread where I write all my school deadlines to stay motivated and organized! In this video, I'm showing you the process to set this up and I also timed exactly how long it took me from start to finish so you could see for… Continue reading organization || february BUJO plan with me | how long does bullet journaling take?
Friday, November 22 was a fun day, so let me show you around campus on a pretty typical day in my life! Here's what the day looked like: 8:30 human resources (and coffee)10:00 international business 11:30 coffee with a friend/business meeting 1:00 finance 3:00 quick appointment (and another coffee)3:30 working downtown at a cafe 6:30… Continue reading lifestyle || day in the life at UNIVERSITY: workout, cafes, classes at Queen’s Commerce
TODAY was AWESOME! Follow me around campus to see what a busy, productive Tuesday of a first year commerce student at Queen's University looks like. My first vlog ever was so much fun to film! What I did today (Tuesday, February 5, 2019: workout at the gym laundry class thrift shopping + cafe downtown (in… Continue reading day in the life at Queen’s University | VLOG!
I've talked about why a good morning routine is important before, so today I'm finally taking you through what mine typically looks like! It's simple and divided into big chunks because I don't like overly-planned mornings - they get boring quickly for me. I also stress listening to what your body wants as much as… Continue reading lifestyle || my real morning routine: brekkie, tackle, workout