Veganism and furthermore vegetarianism have truly increased in popularity in recent years. Vegetarianism is a concept that has existed for decades, however veganism is more recent in its existence yet it continues to gain recognition in contemporary society. Vegetarianism is the choice to abstain from eating any animal-based protein, for example meat or fish. Veganism … Continue reading The Increasing Popularity of Plant-Based Proteins
With the warmth of summer months comes the dreaded sensation of hair sticking to the back of your sweaty neck. It happens to the best of us, however when you become aware of this uncomfortable scenario it becomes significantly tempting to simply shave your head and rid yourself of this issue. Hold the razor for … Continue reading Chic and Elegant High Ponytail Tutorial
I had a thorough and beneficial conversation the other day with a family friend addressing the concept of blatant sexual expression. We were discussing how heterosexuality is completely and totally tolerated when exhibited in a public manner and how homosexuality fails to encounter the same tolerance when exhibited publicly. For example, it is socially acceptable … Continue reading The Double Standard Regarding Blatant Sexuality
It is probable that you have heard about the wildfires spreading across the province of British Columbia within the past week, and I thought I would create a post addressing this mass fire to provide some information for any person who is unaware or has limited knowledge of the situation. As of right now, there … Continue reading The Current Wildfires in British Columbia
Food waste is a significant conflict that has existed in a global context for decades. It exists in all geographical regions of the world, however the impact of food waste is arguably most prevalent in North America. According to fao.org, "roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year … Continue reading The Global Crisis of Food Waste
Would You Rather is a game I have participated in on several different occasions. The game generally involves asking an individual two difficult questions with such individual having to choose between the two options, and I thought it might be interesting to create a post in which I answer some Would You Rather questions I … Continue reading Would You Rather?
I created a post a while ago addressing the very real escalation of global warming in a global context and how such escalation is evident when acknowledging how powerful the rays of the sun are here in Ontario during the summer months. I thought I would compose an informative post regarding signs and symptoms of … Continue reading Is It Skin Cancer?
Love is a highly prevalent existence in the lives of many individuals. Most persons are affiliated with the sort of love we have toward family members and close friends and how said love is long-lasting and difficult to diminish. Romantic or intimate love, however, seems to encounter a sense of temporality in contemporary society, and … Continue reading The Societal Temporality Regarding Love
Photography is something that has always had the ability to capture my attention. There is something truly significant about a still-life image in which a story can be interpreted, such interpretation being entirely subjective. I became interested in photography when I was finishing elementary school. I received a digital camera as a gift from my … Continue reading The Beauty of Photography
The Villages are an event that occur annually in Brantford, with such event being very much relevant in my own life. I have been associated with the Villages Festival in the city of Brantford since I was young, specifically the Hungarian Village, and growing up with this cultural event has allowed me to gain a … Continue reading Brantford’s International Villages Festival
Clothing has unfortunately become a rather expensive cost as of late. Despite clothing being a necessity in everyday life for individuals, it has become increasingly difficult to designate clothing retailers that sell their merchandise for a reasonable price. I thought I would share some of the stores I personally shop at that happen to be … Continue reading Budget Friendly Shopping
Birth control, for many women, is an active component of their daily lives. Whether it is used as a contraceptive or as a means to address other bodily issues (for example skin conditions), it can be difficult to determine which type of birth control is best for you and your body. Always consult with your … Continue reading Birth Control: Which Type is Right for You?
I absolutely despised horror films when I was younger. I simply could not fathom why anyone would want to watch a movie that shook them to their core and caused them to live in constant paranoia for days after, however my perspective of the horror genre changed when I started university. I am unsure of … Continue reading Criteria for a Successful Horror Movie
My mom was kind enough to bring me home some chocolate chip cookies the other day that I can actually consume without having my head in the toilet. Although I most certainly am not a vegan, foods that are free of gluten, dairy and egg are typically categorized as vegan because they do not contain … Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
Perfumes and fragrances are a tricky subject to tackle. What may smell enticing to one person may smell repulsive to another, therefore this post is intended to recognize my own personal fragrance preferences and why I would recommend these particular perfumes to other individuals. Juicy Couture, Viva La Juicy: I received this perfume as a … Continue reading A Personal Guide to Perfume
One of the greatest things that comes along with the summer months and warmer weather is the multitude of fresh produce. Whether it be fruits or veggies, nothing tops the taste of fresh, local produce in the summertime, and strawberries are arguably one of the most popular summer fruits. Aside from being absolutely scrumptious, strawberries … Continue reading Why You Need More Strawberries In Your Life
Having oily skin can present a bit of a challenge when it comes to wearing mascara. Granted, this sounds like a bit of an odd statement, however I have a difficult time finding a mascara that wears well throughout the day and refrains from transferring to my eyelids from oil. One of the only mascaras … Continue reading Product Review: Benefit’s They’re Real Mascara
So often whilst scrolling through various social media feeds I come across a fabricated situation in which a girlfriend or wife becomes angry with their partner because he/she did not text them back in a timely manner. Despite being fabricated and aiming to be perceived as humorous, these situations do, in fact, occur regularly in … Continue reading How Social Media and Technology are Ruining Intimate Relationships
A while back I created a post outlining some examples of 'human' foods cats should refrain from investing. I thought I would do a similar post outlining human foods that are dangerous for dogs, and the following information is derived from WebMD. Xylitol: This form of sweetener is used in some baked goods, candies and … Continue reading Can My Dog Eat That?
Drinking alcohol has become a sort of challenge for me since learning about my food intolerances to wheat, yeast and barley. It is rather unfortunate that these three grains are what typically compose the average beer, specifically because beer was my preferred alcoholic beverage prior to discovering my intolerances. I have essentially refrained from drinking … Continue reading Product Review: Somersby Hard Cider
I have been watching a select few individuals on Youtube for several years now. Whether it be lifestyle or beauty blogging, I truly enjoy observing the persons I am subscribed to on Youtube, some examples of my favourites being Lustrelux, Desi Perkins and Samantha Ravndahl. As of late, Samantha Ravndhal has taken it upon herself … Continue reading Advertisement Disclosure Amongst Youtubers
I am the type of person that continuously gravitates towards the same books if they are of significance to me. By significance I am making reference to the fact that they captivated me in one way or another and possessed something that truly stood out to me. There are a handful of specific texts I … Continue reading Book Review: Break by Hannah Moskowitz
I unearthed another one of my papers from university the other evening and the subject matter of said paper really encouraged me to examine the consequences of inaccurate depictions of women in media. The portrayal of female stereotypes in popular culture can be considerably detrimental to the public perception of women. The ways in which … Continue reading The Portrayal of Female Stereotypes in Popular Culture
I am relatively open in regards to sharing my experience with my former eating disorder. I refrain from keeping my past illness to myself in hopes of educating and aiding others who may be dealing with an eating disorder personally or who know someone else who is, and I strongly believe education is the most … Continue reading The Long-Term Implications of Eating Disorders
I am an avid fan of country music. Authentic, real and genuine country music, however, not the pop country that is dominating the country music industry in contemporary society. I often find myself listening to classic country music, for example songs by George Strait, Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson, and yearning for an artist to … Continue reading Cody Jinks
I have composed several posts addressing the many uses and benefits of essential oils, so I thought I would do a similar post on natural oils. Natural oils differ from essential oils in the sense that they are often derived from foods or plants and are pressed into an oil formula, and their benefits are … Continue reading Natural Oils and How to Use Them
From my own understanding, succulents are undoubtedly on the rise in regards to their popularity amongst people who enjoy owning plants. We have a couple of succulents in my house, and I wanted to provide some insight addressing how to maintain these little gems to demonstrate how they are a great option for persons who … Continue reading Succulents: The Fool Proof Plant
Violence against women is a prevalent theme in numerous works of literature, therefore an understanding of what this type of violence consists of is needed to determine the implications it proposes. In their article "Prevalence of Violence against Immigrant Women: A Systematic Review of the Literature", Gonçalves and Matos, two Latin American Feminist scholars, offer … Continue reading The Depiction of Violence Against Women in Early London Literature
I can say with complete confidence that if it were not for my dads automotive passion, I would not possess the interest in classic cars that I do today. When I was younger I failed to think twice about my dads car collection, however now that I am older and have more of an understanding … Continue reading The Significance of Classic Cars
I am going to initiate this blog by acknowledging the fact that travelling, for many persons, is simply not possible due to financial responsibilities and commitments. As alluring and enticing as travelling the world may seem, it is considered by a majority of individuals to be a luxury and is simply not possible for some … Continue reading The Benefits of Travelling