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October 29, 2018 | Interviews

Reinventing Creativity and Connection with Palak Loizides, CEO/Founder of EMBIRIA

By: Christina Paruag In this interview, Palak Loizides, CEO/Founder of EMBIRIA joins us to talk about her journey from the corporate world to rediscovering creativity. Palak shares how she began to infuse creativity into her own…
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October 17, 2018 | Health

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada – Here’s How It Can Combat Pain

By: Katie Luciani Photography by: Simone Lyn October 17 marks the official legalization day in Canada for marijuana, commonly referred to simply as cannabis. In honour of this day, we're throwing it back to a piece…
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October 5, 2018 | Health

Heart Health: It’s Time We Include Women

By: Bethel Woldemichael The leading cause of premature death in women in Canada is heart disease and stroke, as stated by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. 1 The scary part? 53% of women who…
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September 2, 2018 | Fashion

The Anesi Bra: Where Comfort Meets Adaptability

By: Christina Paruag What happens when you combine a fashion tech entrepreneur, an Aerospace engineer and an Industrial engineer? A revolutionary bra is born. Meet the Anesi bra, the only bra that evolves to fit you!…
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August 17, 2018 | Personal Development

Going Global with Origin Travels

In this interview, Brittany Kasco, founder of Origin Travels, answers some of our questions all about travelling abroad, going on retreats and gaining new experiences globally! What is Origin Travels? Origin Travels connects adventurous young women…
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July 20, 2018 | Health

Health and Wellness Regimen – Theodora Giovannelli: Miss Port Credit World 2018

Hello everyone, my name is Theodora, and I will be representing Port Credit at the Miss World Canada 2018 nationals! I will be discussing my fitness and wellness regimen because both fitness and health are extremely…
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July 20, 2018 | Personal Development

Balance in the Workplace – Nilu Senevi: Miss GTA World 2018

Many North Americans believe that in order to be successful, you must dedicate a majority of your life towards your work. You can climb up the ladder, work in Bay Street, and earn your respect with…
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July 20, 2018 | Personal Development

Personal Development During the MWC 2018 Journey – Tina Khadivi: Miss Nuns-Island World 2018

I share some stories below to inspire women to take chances, follow their dreams, challenge themselves to keep trying, to believe in their external and internal beauty, and to help others achieve success. Feeling insecure Our…
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July 20, 2018 | Self-Awareness

My Biracial Confession – Kristen Patterson: Miss Malton Mississauga World 2018

I was born biracial and confused. I am a baby girl to a Caucasian mother and a black father. At a young age, I was around both my white and black family, but had a hard…
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July 20, 2018 | Personal Development

Taking the Steps to Building and Being the Best You – Rebecca Crouse: Miss Edmonton World 2018

My name is Rebecca Crouse and I recently won the title of Miss Edmonton World 2018. The magazine that I chose to blog about is FemEvolve and the reasoning behind this is because they value what…
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July 20, 2018 | Fitness

5 Tips for Looking Your Best on Your Special Day – Meighen Hodgen: Miss Greater Napanee World 2018

Whether you are getting ready for a photoshoot, have a special event coming up, stepping on stage for a fitness competition/beauty pageant or just want to look damn sexy, take a dive into the following five…
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July 20, 2018 | Personal Development

Glass Half Full – Searching for Positives, Not Perfection – Jasmine Prince: Miss Southwestern Ontario World 2018

Personal growth, also known as personal development, or self-development, involves the enhancing and advancement of various aspects of oneself. Development of one's understanding, which, in turn, produces changes in behaviour that result in more effective living.…
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July 20, 2018 | Health

Creating a Powerful Mindset Using the Principles of Naturopathic Medicine – Bisleen Attli: Miss Peel World 2018

Pageants are beauty competitions that allow women to show their best selves and become ambassadors of their region. In order to be successful in a pageant, one must adopt a positive mindset that allows them to…
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July 18, 2018 | Personal Development

Hitting Reset on Life – Laetitia Nocera: Miss West Toronto 2018

They say that when you look back at a year ago, you sometimes hardly recognize yourself. Sliding the years through my head one by one, they all feel so different to me. A few years ago,…
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July 18, 2018 | Fitness

Fitness and Nutrition Prep Before a Competition – Natasha Smith: Miss British Columbia World 2018

Is it worth it ? This is the top question I’ve received during my prep journey to compete for Miss World Canada 2018. Upon deciding to compete for Miss World Canada, I knew I was going…
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July 18, 2018 | Personal Development

Evolving Through Loving Yourself – Kalista Gauvreau: Miss Alberta World 2018

You know the little voice in your head that tells you when you’ve eaten enough cookies? Or maybe when you’ve passed your spending budget and still want to buy those trendy new heels? That little voice…
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July 17, 2018 | Personal Development

How Pageants Have Changed My Life – Olivia Rehel: Miss Gaspesie World 2018

With the Miss World Canada Pageant approaching fast, it is easy to get overwhelmed with making sure that everything that has to be done, is done on time. I am the type of person that when…
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July 17, 2018 | Mental Health

5 Ways to Reduce the Stigma Associated with Mental Health – Melissa Young: Miss Oakville World 2018

You go for yearly physicals that track your height, weight, and developmental milestones.  You are allotted sick days at work when you have the flu. Every six months you go to the dentist for a check-up. …
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July 17, 2018 | Health

3 Steps to Optimize Your Well-Being – Margo Kruchynina: Miss Central Alberta World 2018

Hello! My name is Margo Kruchynina and I am Miss Central Alberta World 2018. In the following article, I will share with you my secrets to optimal well-being and health!     To begin, I was…
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July 16, 2018 | Personal Development

No More Chunky Bracelets – Alice Li: Miss World Ontario 2018

  FemEvolve is excited to announce that we've collaborated with Miss World Canada (MWC) 2018! In the following blog posts, you'll read stories and tips written by delegates/contestants from all across Canada. Miss World Canada (MWC)…
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July 13, 2018 | Women's Empowerment

Why We Need Intersectional Feminist Movements

By: Rahma Ahmed   Since its formation, the concept of intersectionality has made significant contributions to the feminist movement. Despite its importance, the term ‘intersectionality’ has created a bit of confusion within the study of feminism,…
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June 14, 2018 | Nutrition

An Afternoon Above the Crowd with CanEggs Egg White Powder

Guest post from Rob Campbell of SmoJoe     On Saturday, June 9, 2018, a dozen creative people conducting a lifestyle products photoshoot on the top floor of a luxury condominium at 38 Joe Shuster Way…
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June 1, 2018 | Mental Health

Keeping the Brain Healthy and Active – Interview with Sehrish Haider

By: Christina Paruag Interview Series with Sehrish Haider Sehrish Haider is an Alzheimer's and dementia researcher who is passionate about research and prevention. In this interview, she'll be giving you tips on how to keep your…
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May 25, 2018 | Women's Empowerment

How Do Men Fit Into the Advocacy for Women’s Rights? Interview with Ashwin Gandhi

By: Christina Paruag Interview Series with Ashwin Gandhi   Ashwin Gandhi is a man on a mission. A mission to walk in high heels in support of women's rights, that is. This walk is called Walk…
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May 21, 2018 | Health

Endo Warriors Around the World: Part 2

The following post includes extended versions of interviews from Issue 3 of FemEvolve, focused on endometriosis awareness. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that affects approximately 1 in 10 women worldwide. Below are personal experiences of women…
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May 21, 2018 | Health

Endo Warriors Around the World: Part 1

The following post includes extended versions of interviews from Issue 3 of FemEvolve, focused on endometriosis awareness. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that affects approximately 1 in 10 women worldwide. Below are personal experiences of women…
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April 2, 2018 | Uncategorized

Launch Party Recap

On January 20th we hosted our first official event- and it was our launch! The timing could not have been more perfect (and it was completely unplanned) as the Women’s March was that exact day at…
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August 20, 2017 | Interviews

Interview Series: Jasmin Harsono- Founder of Emerald and Tiger

I had the pleasure of meeting Jasmin online, through a Facebook business group. We instantly clicked and started chatting about running our businesses while battling endometriosis. In this interview, Jasmin dives into the story…
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August 12, 2017 | Women's Empowerment

8 Empowering TED Talks For Women

TED Talks are a simple and fun way to learn something new, explore a topic in more depth from a personal stance or to pass some time. If you're in the mood to listen…
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June 5, 2017 | Fashion

Simple Outfits for Summer Interviews & Meetings

With some warm weather finally here, it should be easier to pick out outfits, yet sometimes it's such a hard decision! When you have an important interview or a big meeting coming up, you…
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May 12, 2017 | family

The Best Gift You Could Ever Give Your Mom on Mother’s Day

What would you give your mom for Mother's Day if you had a million dollars?  A new house? A private jet? Her own island?! The list is probably endless. Moms go above and beyond…
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May 4, 2017 | Mental Health

Important Lessons about Mental Health in 13 Reasons Why

I recently spent two and a half days binge-watching 13 Reasons Why on Netflix. It was my post-exam stress reliever (hence the recent lack of posts!) and I was so excited to watch it…
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February 23, 2017 | Interviews

Interview Series: Alyssa Bertram, CEO/Founder of Easy Period

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with the very inspiring Alyssa Bertram, CEO and Founder of Easy Period. Easy Period is a company that delivers cotton-based feminine…
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February 9, 2017 | Self-Awareness

Valentine’s Day: Celebrate More Than Just Romantic Love

Valentine’s Day has been centred around roses, chocolates and candy hearts year after year. It's all about making your partner feel special, through romantic gifts and gestures. While there is nothing wrong with celebrating with…
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December 14, 2016 | Mental Health

Reframing Your Mindset for a Happy and Successful 2017

As the year comes to an end, our minds may be occupied thinking about a number of resolutions for 2017. These resolutions relate to areas of our lives we'd like to improve that could include: exercising…
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November 20, 2016 | Organization

4 Steps to Becoming a Smart Shopper This Holiday Season

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means that many of us will be out shopping for our loved ones and ourselves (hello new wardrobe!). Black Friday is less than a week away in North…
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November 6, 2016 | General Health

The Connection Between Acne and Dairy Products

Acne is a problem not only limited to teenage girls, it can also affect women over 20. It can negatively impact a woman's self-esteem and confidence as her skin is not as flawless as she…
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November 4, 2016 | Organization

Avoiding Procrastination and Managing Your Time Effectively

   Time management is an ongoing struggle that many face. In day-to-day life we all have a number of tasks to complete. When you’re working or going to school or perhaps both, time management…

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