Author Archives: cassandra mcd.

About cassandra mcd.

World's coolest aunt (so I've been told). I'm all about personal growth and living a healthy lifestyle that prioritizes self-care and mental wellness. I want to embrace aging with swagger (and less gray hair), living life more mindfully and filled with an abundance of gratitude.

12 Simple Tips to Help You Go Plastic-Free at Home

Yikes! I just realized how many plastics I use as part of my everyday It’s Wash Day. No, I’m not talking about laundry. I’m talking about washing my hair. I’m a Black woman and washing my natural hair can sometimes … Continue reading

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5 Ways House Plants Can Make You Feel Good

Deciding to Become a Plant Mom Again Plants have somehow shown up at various stages of my life. As a kid, I remember my mom had a three-tier glass stand that housed different plants. As a student, one of the … Continue reading

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10 Books by BIPOC Women Authors for Your Reading List

Every year I set a goal of reading at least two books per month, and if I happen to read more then, great. In deciding what books to read, I inevitably have no clue and end up taking one of … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Cultivate Gratitude in Your Daily Life

5 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude Daily Continue reading

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Reading List: The 27 Books I Read in 2020

A few years ago I set a reading goal of at least two books every month and I’ve stuck to that goal, more or less. Last year was supposed to be no different, but then it was. I normally don’t … Continue reading

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10 Tips to Help You Set Goals with Intention

10 simple tips for better goal setting. Continue reading

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6 Tips to Help You Cope with COVID Fatigue

Six tips for coping with covid fatigue Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help You Get Ready for the Holidays During Covid19

The first sip of a pumpkin spice latte, the sweet smell of freshly baked apple pie, cozy knit sweaters and the beautiful burnt orange and bright red colours of the changing fall leaves. These are all parts of what makes … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Organizing Your Closet Without the Pressure of Perfection

Quarantine Life – Day 5,046,000 and I finally got off the sofa, dusted the potato chip crumbs off my wrinkled t-shirt and decided I’d tackle organizing my wardrobe. I wanted to strike while the motivation of a new season was … Continue reading

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3 Steps I’m Taking to Get My Money Right in the Time of Covid19

Taking these 3 Steps to get my personal finances in order in the time of Covid19 pandemic Continue reading

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