The Earth Laughs in Flowers

As far as inanimate objects go, flowers are the closest we can get to the spiritual world on earth. They are truly God’s gifts to the world, and they never fail to elevate my mood when I’m near them. I once read a book called the Flower Arrangement about a woman who quit her job…

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Just Doing Me

Today, I decided to change my blog name back to Kenzie Patterson. I had fun with That Spiritual Chick for a while, but I ultimately realized that it wasn’t me, and it wasn’t sustainable as my personal brand. I think in the digital world, we place so much emphasis on finding a brand or a…

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Interview with Musical Goddess and Founder of Mystic Tribe, Kaerhart

Kaerhart and I first connected a couple weeks ago when she published my blog post on the Mystic Tribe site. I’ve been following Mystic Tribe for a long time now because I love their witchy designs and conscious perspective, so I was so happy to connect with the company’s founder and find out more about…

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5 Ways to Follow Your Joy

This morning while I was journalling, so much good material on getting in flow, finding joy and magnetizing success came through. I don’t know how much of it was made up by my subconscious and how much of it was actually channeled, but either way, it helped me get into alignment instantly. If you’d like…

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How to Overcome Shyness if You’re an Introvert

Do you consider yourself an extrovert, an introvert or an ambivert (a mix of both)? Personally, I think all of these labels are totally limiting, and I don’t really believe in any of them. We’re complex human beings with a zillion different thoughts, emotions, and motivations all vibrating at different frequencies, and yet, we all…

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My Favourite Ways to Get Inspired

Despite our best intentions, inspired projects often get pushed to the back burner, especially when we’re busy with other commitments. It’s not easy to stick to a creative practice, and it definitely takes a huge amount of commitment and discipline to stay on track. I’ve been blogging and writing creatively on and off for about…

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Talking Food, Body Image and Balance with Holistic Nutritionist Kayla Kervin

I’m so excited about today’s blog post because I’m trying something a little different and featuring my very first guest: Kayla Kervin. Kayla is a holistic nutritionist and blogger at Kale Ahhh, and she spreads such beautiful messages about health, balance and body confidence. I first met her through my friend Courtney (who, incidentally, is…

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My Thoughts on Alcohol and Developing Sustainable Habits

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may remember a little post I did a while back about swearing off alcohol for good. It was just after I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and I was super sure I would never get drunk again. The post even had a super dramatic,…

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Why Cacao is My Latest Obsession

There’s been a lot of buzz about “superfoods” lately, and while the term may be overused, it definitely speaks to the curative powers of natural produce like blueberries, goji berries and everyone’s favourite, kale. It’s common knowledge that the foods we eat are our medicine, but did you know that they can also promote better…

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Travel Review: Arizona

With its stunning orange rock formations, bright blue skies and earthy vibe, Arizona has been on my bucket list for years now. So when I had the opportunity to travel there this November, I jumped at it! My boyfriend and his family were planning a sibling vaca to Scottsdale, the Grand Canyon and Sedona, and…

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Food Freedom: My Journey with Type One Diabetes, Weight Loss/Gain and Finding Balance

Disclaimer: I am still probably in what they call “the honeymoon phase” of type one diabetes, which is why I don’t need any insulin right now. My doctor says my case is abnormal and my sugars will probably go up overtime regardless of what I eat, so please don’t take my case as average. Low-carb…

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Travel Review: Weekend in Banff

I can’t believe it’s been over two months since we travelled to Banff for my sister’s bachelorette weekend! Time really flies when it’s not winter. Now that it’s August, I thought it was time to share a long overdue travel roundup of our trip. Looking back, I’m so glad we decided to forgo Vegas or…

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Why Canadian Cottage Weekends are Good for the Soul

This summer, my boyfriend and I have made it our intention to get in as many cottage weekends as possible. Our Summer of Cottaging began during the May long weekend at a rental cottage near Haliburton, and since then, we’ve visited three others, including his family cottage in the Eastern Townships of Quebec. There’s something…

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