I Am Not Alone

“A meaningful silence is always better than meaningless words.” Is it me? Is there something that’s not connecting in my brain, that leads me to believe I am alone in my journey. Why does grief affect me in a way that I am constantly disappointing those around me. What I’m doing doesn’t feel wrong, so […]

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I often Wonder…

if my dad would be okay with the next steps I’ve made in my life. I wonder about the words he has used to describe me in the past, the moments I’ve made him proud. I keep him in mind every single day, as I continue learning about this world that is changing faster with […]

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Just Let Me Sleep

Before the curtain to reality gets pulled back, I feel a moment where everything is good. My worries for the day and my future have not yet sunk in. A world in which I will get to hug my father, speak to my grandparents, lingering onto their every word. Just Let Me Sleep Every morning, […]

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Are You Present?

Unfortunately, this reality is inevitable for most of us at one point or another. I recently had a really good day. Mentally I was on top of my game, productively I was ticking boxes on my checklist left, right and centre. Emotionally I was probably the best I had been in a long time. In […]

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NEW YEAR, SAME GOALS

Congratulate yourself! Sometimes you’re right where you’re supposed to be.  Happy New Year to all of my readers! I hope you continue to fight through the nonsense 2020 left behind (or dragged unwillingly into 2021) and continue calming the chaos in your life.  Every time I was asked about my 2021 resolutions, I realized that […]

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26 Life Lessons

In honour of my recent 26th birthday, I’ve compiled a list of the lessons I learned the hard way throughout the years. Most of them are common knowledge, or cliché but I personally will be printing this list out and keeping it in my workspace as a daily reminder of how far I’ve actually come. […]

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Surrender: An Open Letter To Myself

Surrender to the events that you can’t control. Traumatic and depressing things have happened in the last year of your life. Could you have done anything differently for a better outcome? No. Did you make the most of every opportunity – every gifted minute that took place before losing a piece of your heart? Yes. […]

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3 Must-Have Books To Find Inner Peace

Whether it’s through Audible or a physical copy of the book, these three reads changed my perspective and brought me closer to inner peace. When I started blogging, I realized I wanted to get back to the core of myself. How else could I begin to feel authentic if I was just to half-ass my […]

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“Your anger knows you deserve to be treated well, and with kindness.”

“Your anger is the part of you that knows your mistreatment and abuse are unacceptable. Your anger knows you deserve to be treated well, and with kindness. Your anger is a part of you that LOVES you.” Take in, I came across this on Twitter. (S/O to Lyndsey Gallant’s therapist) I’ve touched on my own […]

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The Grateful 8: Ways To Have More Control Over Your Worries

“If you spend your time hoping that it doesn’t rain tomorrow, you are wasting your time. Your thoughts don’t change the rain. You will someday come to see that there is no use for that incessant internal chatter, and there is no reason to constantly attempt to figure everything out.” If this paragraph from Michael […]

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