One of my best friends turned 30 just over a month ago. Her birthday is 6 months before mine, meaning, when she turned 30, every day after that, I was closer to 30 than I am to being 29. I don’t know who was more affected by her birthday, her or myself; but I sure know I… Continue reading My friends are turning 30.
I moved to a new city out of my home province just under two months ago. And like anyone else, I had to inform friends/family and a multitude of organizations about my change of address and new phone number. I felt in control of my life and that these changes along with my new job… Continue reading Loose ends.
I recently uprooted my life in Ontario and moved across the country to Alberta to take a job. More specifically, I left home without a job and moved to the west part of Canada in the hopes that I would land a good job for my career. And I did. My family was concerned prior… Continue reading When opportunity knocks…
All my life I have been an advocate for emotional expression. My motto has always been, why not talk about issues that are affecting you, because you never know who else around you is going through something similar. This motto started in high school and continued throughout my post-secondary schooling and remains with me now… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness.
I remember the first time I said “I’m sorry” and truly meant it. I didn’t want to say it, but I knew I was in the wrong and that it was the right thing to do. I knew that if I apologized I would be making someone else would feel better, so I did it; I… Continue reading What’s so wrong with saying, “I’m sorry?”
I was sixteen when I first decided to make an effort not to judge other people. The power of controlling my own thought process was a new concept introduced to me by my mother. We were talking on the phone and while I can’t remember exactly what was said, I was telling her about my best… Continue reading We need to stop judging others.