What do you do when so many things you once believed are questioned and put in doubt? Do you continue to hold on because people from your past insist that is the way to do things? Or do you embrace this new space given to you and just run with it, while keeping in the … Continue reading Finding your personal truth amidst the fray
I must say that reducing my social media "presence" (I can't think of a better word - it really felt like I was hovering and not really a part of it) has been so freeing. The irony is not lost on me however that many people who will read this (paragraph) will chance upon it … Continue reading Oh yeah, happy new year! ;)
It's so hard not to be jealous. But what am I jealous about? Because she has amazing hair? And has that elusive "group of girls" I always wished I had? Is that really worth being jealous about? A part of me that I am not proud of seeks praise. But what does that actually do? … Continue reading (Mostly) unfiltered thoughts on self-worth, jealousy
I find myself in a unique position being a Canadian-born U.S. Citizen. And never more than today: the day the endless cycle that is the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election finally comes to an end - or so we hope. On Facebook, it's been a continuous feed of "I've voted" status updates and photos. I voted … Continue reading Obligatory blog post from your favoUrite Canadian-American (because I’m most likely the only one you know!)
It's hard to not be lured in by the images social media feeds us. The fact that the amalgamation of these images is even called a 'feed' makes me wonder: Did Al Gore predict this all along? In all seriousness though, I don't know how those of you who have resisted the pull of social … Continue reading At least take the time to read the book jacket!