Pure Intention : Choose Mindfully

Henepola Gunaratana Quote: “Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom. You don’t have to be swept away by your feelings. You can respond with wisdom and kindness rather than habit and reactivity.” As we lead up to the 3 day detox cleanse challenge Winter 2023, I thought it... Continue Reading →

Top Pick : Chardonnay

For we Canadians, a glass of wine has become a real indulgence. Recently the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) released a new recommendation. In order to minimize the risk associated with drinking, the CCSA recommends consuming no more than two alcoholic drinks per week, a dramatic reduction from the previous cap of... Continue Reading →

Cookbook of the month !

Today, I'm revisiting what I had intended for this blog, way back when. I am obsessed with cookbooks. These days there are so many of them to choose from. I figure it can't hurt to recommend one every now and again 🙂 The Green Kitchen - Delicious and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes for Every Day "This... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention 2023 : Reset !!

Reset - The definition according to Dictionary.com: “To set, adjust, or fix in a new or different way. "If you feel like you're stuck in a rut or you're just not happy with the way things are going, you might want to shake things up. Hitting the reset button on your life might seem like... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention : Slow Living

"Slow living is just living slowly, in whatever and however way that means to you. It’s about knowing and passionately loving the things we value, and designing our lives to spend the most time possible enjoying them. It’s about having intentionality and consciousness in our activities, about escaping the mindless scrolling and unproductive multi-tasking and focusing on purposeful action. It’s about embracing... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention : Choose Wisely

Choice, is the most powerful tool we have. Everything boils down to choice. We exist in a field of infinite possibilities. Every choice we make shuts an infinite number of doors and opens an infinite number of doors. At any point, we can change the direction of our lives by a simple choice. It is... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention : Be Inspiring

"Be such a 'person', and live such a life, that if everyone were such as you, and every life a life like yours, this earth would be God's Paradise" - Phillips Brooks There are many ways to define inspiring, but for me, this captures it perfectly ... "Inspiring’ is the adjective form of the word... Continue Reading →

Pure Intention : Seize the Moment !

Beauty in my backyard - Gatineau Park Quebec, Canada Feeling so blessed today. First ski of the season. The skate skiing was absolutely incredible! It was nice to be away on vacation but, man oh man am I happy to be home. There's nothing like it 🙂 I got up feeling super inspired and, created... Continue Reading →

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