academia, bullet journal, lifestyle, organization, videos

organization || a week in my bullet journal | plan with me for beginners!

Join me as I show you EVERYTHING I did in my bullet journal this week! I decided the best way to teach you HOW to bullet journal was to take you along and SHOW you how I do it every day. A bullet journal can be any blank notebook that you customize with a flexible… Continue reading organization || a week in my bullet journal | plan with me for beginners!

snapshot, videos

ideas || how to relax without feeling guilty | a message for ambitious high-achievers || snapshot october 2

How do you balance productivity with the ordinary, unplanned parts of everyday life? Not only is this a pressing topic as the line between work and personal life gets blurrier, but it's absolutely critical to find a balance for the sake of our mental health! It's also something that many ambitious, self-critical, high-achievers struggle with!… Continue reading ideas || how to relax without feeling guilty | a message for ambitious high-achievers || snapshot october 2

lifestyle, videos

lifestyle || 5 steps to a productive home office | my NEW study space TOUR! (short-term AirBnB)

Come check out my new AirBnB study space! This semester, I'm living in 3 different locations with my boyfriend as we tackle remote school and work. SO I thought it was a great opportunity to show you what to look for in a productive and focused home office! I shared 5 steps, put in the… Continue reading lifestyle || 5 steps to a productive home office | my NEW study space TOUR! (short-term AirBnB)

academia, videos

organization || how i take notes as a 4.2 GPA student: complete digital system for success

I LOVE a good organization and productivity system. GOOD systems are what have helped me get a 4.2 GPA (we use a 4.3 scale), land career projects (intern, teaching assistant, freelance marketing consultant), and have time for personal relationships (family, friends, colleagues) and personal goals (I workout nearly every day). Note-taking in school and university… Continue reading organization || how i take notes as a 4.2 GPA student: complete digital system for success

retellings, snapshot, things i learned

ideas || how i got my 2nd year EY audit internship & interview top tips

Chatting about my story and personal experience with hiring for Ernst & Young, as well as 4 of my top interview tips for internships. I'm also coming to you today from Quebec City - my boyfriend and I have moved in and gotten organized at our new place! It's been a fun week and I… Continue reading ideas || how i got my 2nd year EY audit internship & interview top tips

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organization || how i stay organized as a 4.2 GPA student | my bullet journal, Google Calendar & prioritization system

This is my time management and organization system for an example first week at Queen's University! I'm showing you EXACTLY how I use my bullet journal and Google calendar to juggle all of my priorities. my studies (4.2 GPA)career projects (internships, TA, consulting)personal relationships (family, friends, colleagues)self care (gym). My tools are simple, but I… Continue reading organization || how i stay organized as a 4.2 GPA student | my bullet journal, Google Calendar & prioritization system

food, lifestyle, snapshot, things i learned, videos

ideas || why I cut down on coffee & how caffeine affects productivity

A month ago, my 6-cup aluminum moka pot temporarily went out of commission after losing an oxidation battle with the dishwasher. What followed was a week of cold-turkey ending my habitual caffeine intake, and a period of severe headaches, fatigue and unhappiness. I was experiencing Caffeine Withdrawal! This got me thinking about the effects of… Continue reading ideas || why I cut down on coffee & how caffeine affects productivity

academia, lifestyle, videos

lifestyle || tips for your online school experience: campus, social life, extracurriculars & education | Queen’s University

Virtual school will be different, but there are ways to make the most of the situation. You can still replicate the campus, social life, extra-curricular, and education experience at home! This video is for all the freshmen, undergraduate and graduate students getting ready to start online courses at college or university in the fall. I… Continue reading lifestyle || tips for your online school experience: campus, social life, extracurriculars & education | Queen’s University

fitness, food, lifestyle, organization, snapshot, videos

ideas || the fine line between self-improvement and complacency

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

academia, bullet journal, fitness, food, lifestyle, organization, videos

organization || 62 bullet journal spread ideas in 3 minutes | practical & organized

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

snapshot, things i learned, videos

ideas || always know your audience: one sales tip to improve your message

In the first of my "Snapshot" series, I'm sharing the story of my sales & sponsorship experience in my last summer internship! This is a lesson that I've applied to interviews, answering questions and everyday conversations. It's all about asking better questions to allow you to give better answers and have more interesting conversations! Toward… Continue reading ideas || always know your audience: one sales tip to improve your message

bullet journal, organization, videos

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

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

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

academia, fitness, food, lifestyle, videos

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