This Fresh New Lifestyle Platform is Helping Us Stay Grounded in A Strange World

We are living in historic times, from a global pandemic to social and racial injustice. Now more than ever, it’s crucial that we take time to focus on our mental well being…

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7 Fun, Uplifting and Powerful Reads That Have Kept Me Sane in 2020

Like the other women here at Coffee & Smiles, I was a reader before I was a writer. And if this pandemic-filled, truly exhausting 2020 summer has reminded me of anything, it’s…

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Ravina Anand On South Asian Representation & Desi Women in Tech

South Asian women are often underrepresented in the entrepreneurship and tech space. But Canadian entrepreneur Ravina Anand knew from childhood that she wanted to break the mold and pursue any idea that…

It’s Time to Draw Boundaries Between You and the News

I think it’s safe to say 2020 has been one long, never-ending road trip to explore all the detours we can take to rock bottom; Satan is in the driver’s seat, there’s…

This Fresh New Lifestyle Platform is Helping Us Stay Grounded in A Strange World

We are living in historic times, from a global pandemic to social and racial injustice. Now more than ever, it’s crucial that we take time to focus on our mental well being…

7 Fun, Uplifting and Powerful Reads That Have Kept Me Sane in 2020

Like the other women here at Coffee & Smiles, I was a reader before I was a writer. And if this pandemic-filled, truly exhausting 2020 summer has reminded me of anything, it’s…

On the Road Again: The Owner of Vancouver Fashion Truck Shares Her Top Styling Tips

When we imagine mobile truck businesses, our minds conjure up food, coffee or even a library. But when Meghan Currie’s business launched, she had her fashion and retail interests riding shotgun. In…

Let’s Talk Money: 3 Financial Decisions Every New Business Owner Should Make

Anthea Austin is an entrepreneur, accountant, and founder of Clear Margin Consulting, a Vancouver-based accounting and bookkeeping firm. Anthea assists small business owners to build successful, compliant, and profit-driven businesses. It’s 3…

The Founders of Clothing Brand Boss Lady Collective Talk COVID-19, Style Tips and Biz Advice

Annie and Savneet are the founders of Boss Lady Collective, a gorgeous clothing brand that modernizes women’s workwear while empowering future female leaders. We had a chance to chat with these two…

10 Zero Waste Habits for Plastic-Free July

Can anyone believe it’s July? JULY. I’m pretty sure many of us, myself included, are still emotionally processing May, so I think we deserve a round of applause for making it this…

The Founder of Clothing Retailer Little Mountain Talks Business Growth and Self Belief

For many people, the idea of running their own business summons two emotions – both of equal measure and magnitude. Firstly, excitement. Hot on its heels, a substantial dose of terror. Of…

11 Sustainable and Women-owned Businesses to Support in the COVID Recovery

As people retreated into their homes to shelter from COVID-19 over the last three months, the environment flourished in our absence. Air pollution levels dramatically dropped, smog-covered mountains and skylines became visible,…