new year, new(ish) mindset

As I head into my second semester on Friday, I thought it was an appropriate time to break my blogging hiatus and share my learnings from my month long Christmas holiday. My friend recently shared with me that she started a journal that she writes in everyday. She writes down the things that make her ...

semester one in the books

I finished class last week, and procrastinated for a week to complete my final paper. What a FEELING finally submitting, and closing the chapter of my first semester as a Master's student (!!!!) A year ago today, I was finishing my finals at Laurier, and stressing about what I was going to do after graduation. ...

keep it moving

"Take your life back from your flatline. It is a tragedy to think that we often allow for an increase in our heartbeats to deter is from new experiences. We think that the resounding pound chiming throughout our chests when we are challenged is something we should protect ourselves from, something that is a sign ...

first impressions and the terrible case of RBF

Sitting around with a few of my classmates yesterday, we went around the room and were asking what our first impressions of each other were. Only knowing each other since the first week of September, we all were laughing at each other's responses to one another: "I didn't know you were so loud!" "I thought ...

rest, perseverance, and a little bit of magic

life will give you whatever experience is the most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness Obvious question: Have you ever been in a situation where you're SO confused as to how or why you're there? And what you did to lead up to getting you there, and how you could change it? And when ...

thanksgiving in a coffee shop

I spent my Thanksgiving Sunday sitting in a coffee shop. Reading, observing, and drinking a new coffee blend. Celebrating Thanksgiving on a Friday with my family this year left the whole weekend open for my choosing. I worked every evening, but had the mornings and afternoons to myself, and I've never had so much free ...

the joy in goal setting

Let's be honest- stress gets the best of all of us. No matter how organized or how well we plan, stress can sometimes take over. I think it's a totally normal feeling to have no matter what stage of life you're at- whether you're a student, working, taking time off, planning towards something, or maybe ...

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