Just a Few Feel-Good Favourites

Just for Fun

So, this blog post is going to be all about music. I tend to post my favourite songs every once in a while, especially if it really fits with the message of the post, otherwise I don’t usually mention it.  But music plays a huge role in my life – it’s a great source of inspiration. A certain song can turn my bad mood into a good one, it can make me work out harder, it can help me focus, it can help me sleep better. Music can bring back memories but it also helps create new ones. I ❤ music.

Here are a few songs that I listen to when I really need a pick-me-up. I hope you enjoy them 🙂


It’s the little moments in life that really make it worth living. I know exactly when I’m having one of those moments and I do my best to appreciate them… to engulf them.

Ever had one of THOSE moments? I hope you have... ❤ The Boy with Bread.

Probably my favourite Beatles song ever.

I don’t really care much for The Wanted but I really love this song.

“ALL THAT COUNTS IS HERE AND NOW (Live in the moment!)” 

Hope you enjoyed these songs! Probably won’t be blogging again until after my sister’s stagette this weekend – but hey, who knows! 😉

Love Always
Vanessa Xo

Have a Little Courage

Just for Fun, Lifestyle/Personal

“If you have courage, any situation can easily become an opportunity.” – Loosely quoted from Catching Fire

I’m rereading Catching Fire and I really love that courage plays a huge role in it. Okay, so no one I know has ever been through a reaping, volunteered as tribute, and had to fight to the death in an arena of 23 other teens BUT I think that everyone has to be a little courageous each and every day.

Whether it’s volunteering to present a project in class, or telling that girl you like her, or sticking up for yourself – it all takes courage. Or maybe you’re thinking about quitting your job and finding one that you love, or maybe you’ve had a great opportunity thrown at you and you’re terrified to jump at it. Maybe you have to make sacrifices to provide for your family. Or maybe you have so many negative things happening in your life at the moment that just getting out of bed each day is tough and agonizing.

Life can be pretty intimidating and rough at times.

You need to have courage to get through it – no matter how important or trivial that “it” may be.

Here’s a song from The Hunger Games Soundtrack – love the song, love the books, love the movie. LOVE LOVE LOVE!

Love Always 
Vanessa Xo