Two images seem to be on a loop in my mind since this hashtag started trending. The first, walking home after work many years ago. The bridge was dark, not well lit and I knew this, that’s why I always took the busier Osborne street route to get home. You always have to think strategically, … More #metoo ; how a social media movement has lead me to uncover a deep seated truth.
December 31st, 2016 The last day, well the last few hours of this incredibly long year. It’s been a crazy year in the world, from politics and acts of terror across the world, to the loss of some of the greatest artists of our time. Everyone is talking about Bowie taking all his favs with … More “This is what the truth feels like” -Gwen Stefani- A sort of year end round up…?
Im a 30 year old girl, woman? And Ive discovered the monster in me. Ive described it as a darkness before, a place that is familiar and comfortable that I turn to, and choose to get lost in at times. It brings out the self destructive tendencies, the drinking and the bad choices. Although I … More Talking with my monster
Everywhere I looked I saw us. I saw us in everything. I drove the same routes and streets that we used to, just out of habit. Past our old apartment building, and restaurants we enjoyed together. I felt like a ghost wandering through a graveyard of
memories, places that still exist, yet we don’t. … More Nostalgia
Learning about who you are, what brings a smile to your face, what sets your soul on fire and ignites your passions, what makes you feel alive; That is love of self. … More Love of Self : Part 1
The only way forward is with courage…the courage to move forward ALONE….and to decide that you would rather be alone than repeat unhealthy patterns, because that decision is ultimately a gift to yourself, a chance at finding something truly beautiful, and meaningful, something you are deserving of. And so you see why you must love yourself? Because if you do not, then you have no reason to face these fears, and nothing to fight for. … More “You Deserve Better”
My heart is bursting having discovered that there are so many different versions of love in this world. I am so grateful and so thankful for these people. My broken elbow has given me so much and taught me so much. … More An ode to my broken Elbow
If you look closely you will find that the Universe is sending you love, and exactly what you need, in so many little, yet significant ways, everyday. Last week I received a letter in the mail from a friend back in Canada. It was a surprise and it touched my heart that someone had thought … More Accepting gifts from the Universe
Its not to dispel all the good that you did do, or the effort that you made, but why must we dispel the good, and the effort of another simply because they hurt us “more”? … More The “Bad Guy” vs “Good Girl” Narrative
I spent a lot of time these last few months repeating in my head “you are in Italy, you are in Europe, look at the buildings, look at the streets”, in an attempt to make myself realize how awesome it is to be here, to be living a dream that I have had for so long… … More Waking up in Italy