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5 Must Read 2019 Winter Book Releases

December is finally upon us, and as much as we all like to pretend that we are going to hit up the ski slopes and take all the cute snow selfies for the ‘gram...let’s get real. The true joy of a good snow day is staying in curled up on the couch, with a good book in one hand and hot chocolate in the other while a fire is crackling in the background. Doesn’t that just sound like perfection? Well we have compiled a list of must read new releases so you can catch up on your reading goals before...

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-ITEM OF THE WEEK- Heated Dumpling Slippers Are Here

A shop in the US, SMOKO is selling heated dumpling slippers, and honestly it's pretty genius.  On cold winter nights, all I want to do when I finish the day is get on my pyjamas, put something warm on my feet (I'm that person that always has cold feet), and eat something comforting. This combines the two of those concepts, and looks really cute and squishy at the same time.      These $35 slippers heat up via a USB and promise "cosier feet than you could ever imagine" in just 3 steps; 1. Plug in your slippers, 2. Eat...

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5 Books That Changed My Life

I'm a big fan of book lists myself, as I like to discover new fiction books through things like the Pulitzer Prizes, the Booker Prizes, etc quite often. So here is a list of my own recommendations, which are all fiction (but I do like non-fiction too), and all strongly impacted me both mentally and emotionally.    1. Colourless Tsukuru Tatami and His years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami     The story starts by portraying five teenage friends including Tsukuru. All of a sudden his friends cut ties with him and never told him why. This left him feeling lonely, suicidal,...

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6 Books That Have Impacted My Life Recently

I'm a huge fan of non-fiction books. I love to hear people's stories, I love learning something different, and finding new inspiration from other's experiences excites me. Here's a list of some of my favourite non-fiction books that I've read recently that have made an impact on either my health, career, mental, or personal growth.     1.  Daring Greatly by Brené Brown     This book gave me a new perspective and resonated with me deeply. In this social media age (which I'm very much involved in daily for my career), there's a constant pressure to conform to societal standards and pretend...

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