Having the first few weeks of 2019 under my belt, I can safely say that 2018 already feels so far away. I remember having high ambitions and hopes for it, but such was not the case. It was by far the worst year of my life. It’s no wonder I want to distance myself from… Continue reading Reflecting on the Best of 2018
Like many people, I aspire to stay healthy and be active. And, like many people, I often am the opposite. After a long dark winter of sickness and health issues preventing me from working out, I felt super crumby. Not to mention I also discovered I could not attend a dear friend’s wedding 3,400km away,… Continue reading Tri a Positive Mindset.
Not too long ago, I was asked to write a thesis to wrap up my apprenticeship with Elephant Journal. Since it was due shortly after getting back from an out of province trip to see family and would be busy heading back to earth, I knew I needed to write about something that would just… Continue reading Dating a Younger Man.
I suddenly became an accessible hippie—not one with dreadlocks playing hacky sack in the park—the kind business-people try to avoid.
I am blessed to have some really great friends. I really am. Many girls struggle to find “real” girlfriends; ones you can talk to in a time of need, ones that don’t judge and understand, ones that really love and support you. My friends would give me the shirt off their back if I asked for… Continue reading The fear of confrontation over conversation.
Tomorrow marks my third week anniversary of being an apprentice for elephant journal. I enrolled in this 14 week course as a way to improve my writing, editing, and social media skills. As a Communications Coordinator for a school board, I do my fair share of writing and editing, but it has been a desire… Continue reading The importance of pushing yourself.
Standing near the kitchen window, I feel the heat of the morning sun on my face. The smell and sound of fresh coffee brewing both excites and relaxes my soul knowing I will take time to sip on it and be with my own thoughts. Sunday mornings are a time to reflect on the previous… Continue reading Grow through goals.
I am scared. I’ve been scared for years. Terrified, actually. Not unlike many people, I am hyper-sensitive about and afraid of failure. That word has never really existed in my vocabulary. As a child I did my best to not get in trouble. As a student, I usually received A’s and B’s on tests and… Continue reading I am scared.
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.