Notable Real Talk

Hello Darlings,  Few weeks ago I had the pleasure of joining two of my fellow Notable Award recipients to be a part of  a panel discussion organized by Notable.ca titled “Real Talk“. The concept behind the panel was to have young entrepreneurs talk about real secrets to their success in company of forward-thinking young professionals. While writing will always be my passion, in many ways business has become my area of personal growth. Therefore introducing some aspects of female entrepreneurship and career development will definitely become a more prominent part of this site.
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Winter Sunglasses & Why Wear Them

Hello Darlings, The other day as my mom and I were both in a car and spotted an individual with a questionable outfit, or as my mom would say too fashionable. We went into a discussion of fashion over function. Which got me thinking how far out of our comfort do we go for fashion? In essence every part of our outfit carries a function but in today’s world how much emphasis do we give aesthetic over function. In particular one story came into mind as I started to ponder this idea. On one autumn afternoon I was browsing the sunglasses…
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WithLoveGabrielle.com: 7 Years Ago to Today

Hello Darlings, Looking back on the past 7 years that I’ve been writing WithLoveGabrielle.com, I can’t begin to fathom the idea how one decision led to this moment. Looking back on that evening at Robarts Library, as a 2nd year University of Toronto student I made a decision to write down my thoughts and publish them online. At the time it was such a foreign concept that I kept it a secret from family and friends for months. For my first article I wrote about Coco Chanel as it only seemed fitting that I start first with an individual who inspired this journey.…
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#CallForChange

Hello Darlings, In a world as connected as ours, technology not only permits us to stay connected but also to start movements. Over the years some of the most impactful events of our generation have gained momentum over social media and the digital sphere. Today, I’m glad to share with you a movement that I’ve been admiring for years – WeDay! Especially because We Day celebrates youth making a difference in a community and enables a change towards a better world. Through We Schools which is a yearlong program, the youth is provided with tools and encouragement that sparks social change.…
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Creating Healthy Habits With Jawbone UP Move

Hello Darlings, First to admit that I’m not one to go on health fixes, juice cleanses or the latest fitness crazed classes. As much as I do care about my well being and focus on exercise and good nutrition, I do find that it is a matter of mentality. I’ve always kept an “old school” mindset that everything in moderation is a good life plan. I think that finding balance between what your life is and where you want it to go is a matter of habits. Habits that we form regardless of whether good or bad is a matter of time. As…
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