I don’t know everything, but I know this. Without good energy, all is lost. Without good energy, my mood is gloomy, I lose control of my hair, and my pants feel too tight even if they’re not. Without good energy, everything around me is dull.

Now, when the wind is blowing through my hair and the sun warms my face, when I  can sing along to great song, or have an amazing hula hoop workout or a huge laugh with friends, all is right with the world and with me. Why? Because these are the things that uplift me, that make me feel good. They power me through the day and imbue me with positive thoughts. That’s good energy and it’s what we all need.

We’re also finding good energy (great energy, actually) with Starbucks Refreshers™.

What we love about Starbucks Refreshers

We are loving these delicious, not-too-sweet, lightly sparkling drinks. They are just the boost of happiness we need (I’m drinking a Raspberry Pomegranate right now, and smiling).

Starbucks Refreshers

Why do we love them so?

  • They’re made with real fruit juice, B vitamins, and naturally occurring caffeine from green coffee extract (translate: from unroasted 100% Arabica coffee beans)
  • They’re just the right size for toting in your bag without weighing you down
  • They’re just 90 calories in each 355 ml can
  • I can buy them at Loblaws, Sobeys, Shoppers Drug Mart, and select Starbucks stores (since I’m there anyway)

Think I sound chipper? Want to know how you can get some of this Good Energy?

The good folks at Starbucks have made it easy. They want to help you find good energy and positive thoughts no matter where you look:

  • Visit the Starbucks Refreshers Give Good Energy Pinterest board. It’s got lots of inspiration for you to like, repin, and share with anyone who needs a lift
  • Subscribe to the Starbucks Refreshers™ Mobile text updates. You’ll get a weekly boost of Good Energy delivered directly to your mobile device every Monday at 3 p.m. local time. To get in on it, test GOOD (or POSITIVE in Quebec) to 393939
  • Look for Starbucks sampling at major events in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. They’re giving out nearly half a million cans of Starbucks Refreshers in an effort to help


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About the author

Mara Shapiro

Mara Shapiro is Co-Editor, Community of BrazenWoman. She is proof that it's never too late to reinvent yourself, and also that you cannot have too many pairs of shoes and lipglosses. A Social Media addict, Community Manager, and insatiable lover of movie popcorn, Mara is always on the hunt for the next best thing. You'll often find her laughing and dancing, phone in one hand, and a glass of red in the other. The only time she's not talking is when she's sleeping.

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