the plan to have no plan

In the past two weeks, I’ve learned more about myself than I have in the past year. Yeah- woah is right. And I know what you’re thinking: That is a mighty strong statement. How could I possibly learn so much in such an insignificant amount of time? It’s easy, really. I slowed down. I stopped […]

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how I’m finding peace in my running shoes

Since the mighty age of 3, I’ve been watching and playing sports. For most of my childhood, I balanced with baseball at Topham Park, soccer at East York soccer club/Clairlea Westview and hockey at Vic Village/Scarborough Sharks/North York Storm. Learning to swim, bike, and rollerblade- I was a very active kid. I can whole-heartedly say […]

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storytelling through our social media

Currently sitting in a coffee shop in Toronto, working on my thesis, in need of a break. So, I opened up my Instagram. Naturally. What came to my mind today was storytelling through our social media- storytelling through edited pictures on social media to be exact, and why I stopped editing my pictures.  I’ll be […]

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mental health spectators

Why is talking about a celebrities mental health easier than talking about our own, and how can we learn from this?  This week, I was sadly awakened by two major headlines: 2 celebrities who died by suicide, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. From my Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook, all my followers, friends, and contacts had something […]

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Into the Wild

A little late on posting, but I have kept up my book club-esque reading of a a book per week!  2.5 weeks ago, I finished Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. This is a book that I have been meaning to read for a while, not only because I bought it over 2 years ago, but […]

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the book club

Cue Slim Shady, but cleaning out my closet is an incredible feeling. Decluttering is therapeutic- out with the old and in with the new (if my budget allows me.)   At the end of winter, I got a head start on my spring cleaning. I feel I hoard clothes, and think that if I didn’t wear […]

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