There are some things we just know about ourselves. For example, I know that I will never eat haggis. I don't have to think about it; I just know that I'll pass on the sheep's organs 100% of the time. I also know that I'm highly sensitive. It took years of feeling like the piece … Continue reading Is this a mid-life crisis? Asking for a friend.
I took today as a sick day from work. [Whispers]: I'm not sick. So often, we take a sick day when we are already sick and depleted and rundown. After enduring weeks and weeks of stress and mental overload, we finally admit defeat and take a day. And usually, at least in my case and … Continue reading Today’s Challenge: Just take up space.
What is your why? Is it just me, or is this question everywhere these days? I am hearing it on the regular at the moment. TedTalks, Instagram stories, Husband. At a staff meeting about 10 years ago, our new principal was introducing herself. Along with some general details about her life and career, she also … Continue reading My Week as an Instagram Star
When my alarm (chirping birds) goes off at 5am, I hear Lily Allen's voice singing "It's 5 o'clock in the morning...". You know, from the song she did with T-Pain back in 2011. Find it online if you haven't heard it before and give it a listen. Then you, too, can have her lovely British … Continue reading It’s 5 o’clock in the morning
In many parts of Canada, cottage is a verb as well as a noun. We are a country of cottagers. We go cottaging. (I mean, there are a lot of people who camp too. But I'm sure we can all agree that people who choose to sleep on the ground and pee in the bushes … Continue reading Go towards the waves