How Playing the Piano Can Help with Your Mental Health

Playing the piano isn’t just relaxing and entertaining; it plays a crucial part in your mental health. For years, playing the piano has been associated with both physical and mental health benefits. Piano has been an escape from stress, anxiety, overthinking, depression, and stress. Learning piano can be easy if you choose to take the best …

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Dumbbell Exercises: 12 of the Best You Can Do at Home

woman working out with dumbbells

If you’re stuck at home and looking for ways to work out, these 12 dumbbell exercises might be exactly what you need! For years, there has been a debate over free-weight King between the barbell and the dumbbell. However, it would be criminal to sleep on the dumbbell’s benefits and versatility for free-weight exercises. If …

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10 Awesome Life Goals to Set and Achieve

Nowadays, society is all about achieving and succeeding. As a result, there’s tons of pressure to accomplish life goals, big and small, in everything from finances to personal growth. Amid all of this demand for success causing people to leave their jobs, it’s essential to take some time and try to figure out what you …

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What’s the Difference Between Envy vs. Jealousy (And How to Overcome It)

What is the difference between envy vs. jealousy? Envy and jealousy are feelings we experience when we want something we don’t have. More money. A promotion at work. A bigger house. Envy and jealousy can be destructive and can prevent us from achieving happiness. However, we can overcome it by understanding what they are and …

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7 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

young woman laying on a bed eating fresh foods with the text 7 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health During the Pandemic

This post is written by Em of “Love, Em“ The pandemic is draining for everyone. With health and key workers working around the clock and people stuck inside for the next few months, it’s a hard time for everyone. Mental health is an important subject, especially when facing something so unknown. If you’re struggling to …

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8 Ways to Save Money on Self-Care

8 Ways to Save Money on Self-Care

Many of us suffer from something called imposter syndrome. What does that mean? Basically, we feel like a fraud because we appear to have it all together. However, the reality is that in our heads we feel like we fall way short of that. How do we overcome imposter syndrome? What kind of process will …

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Why You Should Support Eco-Friendly Restaurants

Why You Should Support Eco-Friendly Restaurants

There’s been a lot of discussion recently about whether restaurants, cafés and other places that serve food should be doing more to reduce their carbon footprint. The plastic waste crisis is very much real, and restaurants are starting to feel the pressure to switch to eco-friendly packaging. Single-use plastics such as disposable straws, grocery bags, …

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Can’t Sleep? Advice for Beating Sleeping Problems

Can't Sleep? Advice for Beating Sleeping Problems - My Life, I Guess

Sleeping is one of my favourite things to do. Even though beating my sleeping problems is something I’ve struggled with for most of my adult life. As a high school and university student, my insomnia got to be so bad that I almost failed an 8 a.m. class or two. Although things are better for …

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This is How Planning Helps You Be Your Best Self

It can be hard to be your best self. We have enough self awareness to know that we can accomplish and achieve a lot. Yet we allow our inner critic to focuses on the negative thoughts instead. We struggle to imagine that we will ever completely achieve all of our personal goals. But why not? …

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How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health

How Working for Minimum Wage Affected My Mental Health - My Life, I Guess

As a university-educated woman in her 30s, with a post-graduate degree and over 10 years of professional working experience, having to accept a minimum wage job felt like a slap in the face. I’ve spent most of my life getting a quality education, working hard, and gaining tons of experience in order to avoid being …

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$1000 & 50 Hours Worth “Dyeing” For

For the past 17 years, I’ve been dying my hair. It started innocently enough back in grade 7 when my mom let me try the temporary wash-out hair dyes, but before I knew it, I had gone more than half my life covering up my naturally blonde locks. Over the years, I’ve been a brunette, …

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