So here’s a confession


I don’t like being vulnerable. Who does. But vulnerability counts. In many ways. Across many avenues of life. Take blogging. It’s about giving yourself to others. An act of generosity as Jean-Luc Boissonneault writes. Because trust happens “when you’re generous.” (Nicely said, Jean-Luc.) Well, that kind of generosity can be hard. Giving myself to others … Continued

I’m a creature of habit


I’m one of those people who eats the same breakfast almost everyday. My morning meal is primarily oatmeal with fruit, almond milk and protein powder (VEGA, which I highly recommend). When I want to live it up a little (whoo!), I make a smoothie instead. Or I’ll do peanut butter on toast with sliced fruit. Like strawberries. … Continued

Right where I need to be


I’ve been working on focusing my attention on the present and not the ever-growing to-do list. The pressing deadlines. The next obligation activity. The next-next, whatever it may be. I’m sure you know from experience how difficult it can be to just be. It can take real effort. So I’ve been practicing. And in that practice … Continued

I love soup


Knee-deep in cold, blustering winter it should come as no surprise that I source comfort and warmth at every turn. Peppermint tea is my coffee mug’s best friend. I wear slippers like they’re a runway fashion. Scarves and woolly sweaters adorn my neck and torso like a koala baby to its mom. Oh and the soup. I savour a … Continued

Why I took a selfie a day in 2014 – #365feministselfie project


Late December 2013, just a day or two before New Year’s 2014, I came across some chatter on Instagram about the #365feministselfie project and I was intrigued. @VeronicaEye had put forth a photo challenge to women everywhere: take a photo of yourself every day for a year. This photo challenge wasn’t just in response to the anti-selfie … Continued