Suzanne

December 19, 2011

Get Your Groove On!

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.” What is it that makes Salsa popular today? Why is it that people who salsa seems to be happier, in better shape and in a better mood compared to others? From these questions we see that there are two major roles dancing salsa plays in people’s lives: they are healthier and they have a great social life. Salsa dancing Inspires in you a positive attitude towards your […]
December 19, 2011

10 Signs You May Be in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Isolates You from Friends and Family An emotionally abusive spouse wants you all to themself and makes efforts to have it that way. They do not understand that you have a life outside of the relationship – one that includes family and friends. It is healthy and normal for you to hang out with other people as well, so if your partner prevents you from doing so, this may be a sign of a bad relationship. […]
December 16, 2011

Self Defense Techniques For Women!

As women, we all have a little bit of fear when it comes to being able to defend ourselves in life-threatening situations. That’s why knowing what to do and how to react is very important, especially if you live in a big city or by yourself. Knowing how to handle a situation can give you more confidence in your day-to-day life, plus it will help you feel great. Check back for a new video demonstration! […]
December 16, 2011

10 Quick Confidence Boosters

Confidence is easily attainable and makes a huge impact on how others view you as well as how you feel about yourself. Try these instant boosters to put a little spring in your step: 1. Straighten up. A recent study found that the simple act of sitting up straight and adjusting your posture can significantly boost your confidence. 2. Note the positives. Look in a full-size mirror and pick five things that you feel good […]
December 13, 2011

Open Your Heart

There are so many ways to find inspiration in daily life. It does not require a lot of money or time. The only requirement is to open your spiritual eyes and choose to see life, and life’s natural wonders, in a new light. 1. Make a list of things you would love to do if you had the time, money, and energy. Every day, allow yourself to daydream that they all come true! 2. Turn […]
December 5, 2011

My Day of Snowshoeing at Mount Seymour

Yesterday was such a beeeeeeautiful sunny (but very cold) day here in Vancouver. A great day for showshoeing!! Finally went out and tried it for the first time with a great group of girls 🙂 I love hiking so I figured I’d like snowshoeing too. WOW – what a work out! I was SO surprised…it is a great way to stay active and get outside in the winter. The Mount Seymour area has some fantastic […]
December 5, 2011

Fear of Being Alone

Fear of being alone is linked to a fear of not being able to create your own happiness. If you do not believe that you can create your own happiness and enjoy life alone, then you will be less confident and more dependent on others’ creating your happiness. This dependence makes being in a relationship much more important, and therefore increases anxiety about being alone and increases fears of rejection. As a result, you can […]
November 28, 2011

Self-limiting Beliefs

Self-belief is the thoughts you have about yourself. The really interesting thing about beliefs is that we are not born with any. They begin to develop as soon as we are born. Our parents, grandparents, teachers, siblings, boyfriends, and friends give us our beliefs. Then, as we grown up and go through our life, we create our own new beliefs changing some of the old ones. But most people hold onto some old beliefs from […]
November 25, 2011

My Cooking Class Experience at Miele

I love to cook, but have never taken a cooking class before. So when I saw that Miele Culinary Institute offered a three course seafood meal cooking class, I treated myself to the class as a belated birthday present to myself 🙂 The super talented chef taught a bunch of really useful tricks (like the best way to dice a shallot and the best way to peel a whole garlic bulb) and then he showed […]