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.
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”
My most recent source of inspiration is the bad-ass, honest, authentic, uncensored babe that is Janne Robinson.
Monday Motivation - 06.25.2018 "What would you like to do if money were no object?" If you have not yet listened to this talk, I implore you to give 3 minutes of your life to this (if only to hear Alan Watts' voice). If you have already heard this, you know it is worth listening … Continue reading “If money were no object”
This week the Globe and Mail released a disturbing, yet sadly unsurprising, story that hit very close to home. They revealed the details of an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by Norman Hardie, an (in)famous Canadian sommelier, wine-maker, and major player in the country's food & beverage industry. I say this hits close to … Continue reading Changing the Norms
I just turned 25. For years now I have paid very little attention to birthdays, but this year felt different. 25 is one of the last real milestone birthdays you get, you've shifted into the second half of your twenties, and can now literally claim the term "quarter life crisis." I know this doesn't make … Continue reading Quarter Century Club
If you are part of the majority of us working a Monday - Friday schedule, you know the dread that Monday mornings can bring. Even if you LOVE that job of yours, it can still be tough to shake off the weekend and get motivated to return to the grind. And if you aren't obsessed … Continue reading Monday Motivation