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5 Apps to Edit Your Instagram Photos Like a Pro

When you’re building a business, there’s one word you need to bear in mind: de-risk. No, it’s not very sexy, but it’s probably one of the most important concepts to remember when starting out on your own and even then when you’re established. And I wouldn’t recommend it if I didn’t do this myself. Here are FIVE of my favourite apps for editing Instagram photos — and they’re all either free or cost less than $10.

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Magic Lessons Podcast: Leap Into the Fire

Whether you’re looking for some inspiration, encouragement or just a beautiful story to listen to, this episode of Magic Lessons by Elizabeth Gilbert has it all. I thought it was one of the best podcasts I’ve listened to this year. It touches your soul and brings it to life. It moves you to your core. It is indeed,

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7 Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging

The other week, I shared the reasons why I’m starting a website. This week, it’s your turn! That’s right, I’m talking about why I believe everyone should be blogging. And that includes you. Blogging has become a mainstay of today’s society, yet a lot of us still struggle to figure out whether it’s something worth our time.

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Friday Links: Marie Forleo x Cheryl Strayed

Get cozy with your favourite blanket, pour yourself a big cup of coffee (or, glass of wine!) and press play on this interview. Cheryl Strayed is one incredible woman with many important things to say on life, creativity, overcoming obstacles, following your passion and staying true to you. So much of this has resonated with me,

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Book Review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Big Magic is great for anyone looking for a light, inspirational read about creativity that’s so uplifting, you can’t help but smile. It’s the perfect book to read on your way to work, to bring on your next vacation or to curl up with on the couch with a latte and big, warm blanket. It takes us on an inner journey that reminds

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On Taking Chances & Getting Ahead

It’s funny how our lives come full circle. Several years ago, I decided that it was time for some change. To do so, I had two choices: 1) wait for luck to come my way or 2) make my own. I uprooted my lifestyle and did everything I could that would allow me to focus, to

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On Minimalism and Messy Desks

I’m always in search of a good book and very often, my choice depends on my mood or phase at the moment. After hearing about Marie Kondo’s second book release, it intrigued me and I decided to give her first success a try, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Some people are naturally tidy. Some people

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Top 10 Tips from the Magic of Tidying Up

Humans are known to be creatures of habit. By helping people adopt tidier lifestyles, Marie Kondo turned her passion for organization into a full-blown career. In her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, she shares insight and knowledge that can forever change the way we live. Inspired by her perspective, we’re sharing ten tips from her book.

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Is Farm-to-Table Just Reversion to the Mean?

In finance, there’s this theory called mean reversion. This theory, oft-quoted by economists and investors around the world, suggests that prices and returns eventually find their way back to average after a period of excessive highs or lows. In other words, they revert to the mean. But what if we took this theory outside of finance?

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