All of us are guilty of occasionally forgetting the importance of the little things that make each day great. And on the other hand, we can also get so wrapped up in fretting about the little things that we forget to step back and appreciate the bigger picture. As we leave behind the hectic holiday … Continue reading On Gratitude, Presence, and a New Year
Everyone likes to tell you to do what you love. Find your passion and follow your dreams. At the same time, we graduate high school and are told to choose a degree at 17 years old. Who in the world knows what they want to do at 17? What if you don't know what you're … Continue reading Do what you love
As I mentioned in my last post, I recently quit my full time job. I gave up a salary, benefits, routine, and set plans because I was unhappy with the life I was living. Although I am completely content with my decision, it certainly hasn't all been easy. I've always been a planner. I lay … Continue reading On life plans
So I did something drastic. I quit my full-time, secure, benefits and all, adult job.
"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag I will never be a travel blogger. I can't tell you the best places to eat, sleep, shop, or party. I don't have infinite wisdom to pass on about how to travel on $5 a day, or the best brand of backpack for … Continue reading It’s on my list
Monday Motivation - 07.23.2018 "Nothing will work unless you do" - Maya Angelou I love when you read something at exactly the time you need it. After a week of feeling rundown, exhausted and grumpy I hit a wall. I spent my Friday night and most of my weekend in bed, sleeping and catching up … Continue reading “Nothing will work unless you do”
I was born and raised in Ontario. I've spent most of my life here, apart from a few stints living elsewhere, and my travels throughout the years. I love Canada and I am fairly certain this is where I want to settle down (whenever that day comes...) But Ontario does tend to get a bad … Continue reading Not So Onterrible
The next time you open your fridge or pantry, take a look around. Try to count how many things are stored or wrapped in plastic. Everything from your bread to your fruits and vegetables, and even much of the organic produce out there is wrapped in (often layers) of plastic. This all before you get … Continue reading The Grocery Guide
My most recent source of inspiration is the bad-ass, honest, authentic, uncensored babe that is Janne Robinson.
We all know that it’s important to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. But if we're not doing it properly, it can really do more harm than good. CBC News has been featuring a news series called "Reduce, Reuse, Rethink" which covers stories about recycling across Canada. A recent article simply titled "Many Canadians are recycling wrong, … Continue reading Recycling, Right.