Self Care & Wellness Kept Simple

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What Does Self Care Look Like To You?

To me, self care translates as being kind to myself. Mental health and wellness is something I have long been passionate about. Therefore, I felt it was time to bring this new category into what Milk & Marigolds has to offer.

When it has been instilled in us to put others before ourselves, self care can sound selfish. However, as the flying metaphor goes, “you need to put your oxygen mask on first, before helping others. ..”

As a teacher and a new mother, the majority of my time & energy is dedicated towards giving.  I am well educated on the science behind burnout and as prevention, I teach mindfulness exercises to my students, yet, I don’t practice it enough in my own time. Many of us are working towards getting more creative with our time and with our resources so self care and mindfulness can become a part of our regular routines.

The goal of Milk & Marigolds is to offer simple ways to bring calmness and self-care practices into your daily lives.

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Easy Meal Prep: Quinoa Bowls with Jewelled Curried-Chickpea Salad

How much money do you spend weekly on lunch takeout? Would you like to reach goals that require savings sooner?

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Milk & Marigolds gets Published in Panoram Italia

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One of my photographs published in Canada’s ‘Panoram Italia’ magazine from the October/November 2014 issue.

You could definitely say that I’ve been a bit M.I.A lately.

Have I grown tired of blogging? Not at all.

Have I been experiencing writer’s block? Who doesn’t!?

So where have I been? Having the adventure of a lifetime!

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London you’ve changed. Part 3

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If you are afraid of heights, go up the Shard anyway.

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London, you’ve changed. Part 2

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In my last blog entry, I wrote about some of the exciting changes in London’s culinary scene. While the city is clearly embracing and mixing cuisines of various cultures, it’s also good to see that its classics are still celebrated and easy to find.

While I realize that change is a part of life, what happens when we lose touch with our foundation, our roots? Just how important is it to preserve the past?

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