academia, lifestyle, things i learned

lifestyle || mental health strategies for students

Reality is what you are living, not what you are planning for. Highs and lows are a part of being human, and one of the best ways to make use of all those states is to write about how they feel. When I'm sad, I describe how and why. When I'm happy, I journal about… Continue reading lifestyle || mental health strategies for students

fitness, lifestyle, videos

lifestyle || day in the life at UNIVERSITY: workout, cafes, classes at Queen’s Commerce

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

time management
academia, lifestyle, organization, videos

lifestyle || time management for busy students | 5 strategies

I talk about 5 strategies in this video: Develop a good mentalityChunk your prioritiesCalendar blockingOrder your priorities (and plan for spontaneity)Make it happen Watch the video to learn how to apply these in your life, and hear about how I apply it as a student in university! As always, if you have anything to add,… Continue reading lifestyle || time management for busy students | 5 strategies

bullet journal, organization

organization || how i use Google Calendar | calendar blocking for focus & efficiency

Writing to-do lists is only half the battle to staying organized. The other half is managing your time well, and there's no better tool for blocking out time chunks in your day-to-day life than Google Calendar! Today I'm bringing you a much-requested video as I explain 5 key components of my Google Calendar scheduling system,… Continue reading organization || how i use Google Calendar | calendar blocking for focus & efficiency

food, lifestyle, printables

lifestyle || grocery tips + shopping list PRINTABLE

As I spoke about in my latest video, "top tips for moving in and living alone", grocery shopping and cooking is one of the big challenges that you will encounter if you're moving out of your parents' house for the first time. In preparation for the new school year and many people taking this big… Continue reading lifestyle || grocery tips + shopping list PRINTABLE

lifestyle, organization, videos

video || TOP TIPS for moving in & living alone at university

Moving out of your parents' house and into your very first rental home is one of the biggest and scariest stages of growing up. If you're a student in university, you're probably getting ready to do this soon! Today I broke down some of my experiences living alone for the first time this summer, and… Continue reading video || TOP TIPS for moving in & living alone at university

art, bullet journal, giveaways, organization, videos

video || mistral spirit on TV: back to school with crayola

This morning, I woke up at 5:30 am in my hotel room in Montreal, straightened my hair, did my makeup, ate a night-old croissant and muffin, and headed down to film - YES, FILM - my first ever TV appearance! Breakfast TV Montreal did a live segment on back-to-school ideas using the Crayola Take Note!… Continue reading video || mistral spirit on TV: back to school with crayola