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Authenticity, Relationship

Why I’m So Angry: A Woman’s Perspective

Because when I was in my teens and twenties out at night in my sleepy suburban neighbourhood, I would sandwich my keys between my fingers as a weapon. Just like the girls were taught in school. Just in case.

Because I’ve been told – one too many times – that I’d be prettier if I smiled.

Because I can’t go for an early morning jog without being acutely aware of my surroundings at all times. Continue Reading

Authenticity, Creativity, Wellness

How I’m Coping With An End Of Summer Funk

There’s been a persistent dialogue running like a broken record in my head over the last couple of weeks.

Psst. Hey you.
You’ve been kinda lazy lately, eh? (P.S. my inside voice is so very Canadiana.)
When was the last time you worked out?
You’ve been doing a lot of Netflix marathons on the couch lately. (I have been but they’ve BEEN SO GOOD.) Continue Reading

Authenticity, Relationship, Spirituality

Rememberings: A Year Later

It was this Sunday last year. The last day of the long weekend. And as I search my mind, I can’t honestly recall if it was sunny because there was a dark cloud following me everywhere I went and a deep-seated anxiety that bubbled quietly and angrily below the surface.

Waking from a winter’s slumber.
Fresh beginnings. Continue Reading