I've decided that this year is going to be a year of powerful action words for me. I will fortify; I will strive; no stone will be unturned, and no work undone. I'll be more disciplined, but also more positive. Each day will be greeted with determination. If every important facet of life was represented … Continue reading Fortify!
"One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must have looked rather delightful, for Mrs. Darling put her hand to her heart and cried, ‘Oh, why can’t you remain like this for ever!’ This … Continue reading We Must Grow Up: on saying goodbye
This week's post has three main components: the Ontario Universities' Fair, a striking moment of self-realisation, and most importantly, hair-dye. This was my first year attending the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF). I had no need to go as a high-school student because I decided where I wanted to do post-secondary studies very early on. (Spoiler … Continue reading How University Has Made Me Bolder
So, I don't have nearly the amount of free time in my life that I used to, mainly because I have the time management skills of a very tired old tortoise who has never seen a clock, and doesn't know that the passage of time exists. ...University is hard when it takes you fifteen minutes … Continue reading The Oppressive Limitations of Time; Let’s Talk About Podcasts
Every year the eAmbassadors like to join in the #oneword365 trend. Instead of coming up with a New Year's Resolution, the idea is to pick a single word to shape your year by. Last year I chose Faith, and you can read that post here. This year I'm choosing Revitalize, because almost every aspect of my … Continue reading OneWord365: Revitalize
For as long as I can remember I have known one thing about myself to be true in the most absolute of ways; that I am meant to take part in the telling of meaningful stories. I learned to read at a very early age, earlier than most children, and before long I lived my … Continue reading Finding Truth & Community in Stories
I've been trying to write a post about mental health for two weeks now. As you may or may not know, Bell's "Let's Talk" day was last week which has inspired my social media feeds to be full of everything and anything mental illness related. ("Let's Talk" is a cool day-long event across Canada, one … Continue reading On Being Tired (#santéGL)
I'm absolutely shocked by how slow this year's Summer is going by! So far it feels like an endless haze of long, boring days spent twiddling my thumbs and aimlessly browsing Netflix. The opposite is actually true; this is the first Summer that I have a real job, and I'm constantly out with friends in … Continue reading Quick Thoughts on Moving Forward and Summer