6 Things I’ve Learned Before Turning 36

[read time: five minutes]  Your thoughts become your actions, which becomes your reality.  You know what kills me? I learned that THIS YEAR. When it finally clicked, I smacked myself in the head and went DUH!  Let me give you an example. I wanted to change my life trajectory. I always wanted to “be” aContinue reading “6 Things I’ve Learned Before Turning 36”

Discontinuation Syndrome 

[read time: less than five minutes] In tarot, there is a card called the Wheel of Fortune. This card represents the querent’s life. When this card is pulled, it reveals that a change of course may be coming – whether good or bad. The beauty in the Wheel is that it is always turning, soContinue reading “Discontinuation Syndrome “

Camp NaNoWriMo + The Four Tendencies 

[read time: 5 minutes] Hi, everyone! I wanted to remind everyone that Camp NaNoWriMo begins tomorrow, the first of April, 2022.  What is Camp NaNoWriMo?  Some of you may be familiar with NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. It is held every November, and the goal is for writers everywhere to come together to cheerContinue reading “Camp NaNoWriMo + The Four Tendencies “

Book Review: The Cosmic Principle by Abby R. Laughlin 

[read time: 3 minutes][warning: potential spoilers ahead] Hi, everyone!  Today I’m uploading my first book review post!  I was lucky enough to be chosen to be given an advance reader copy (ARC) of The Cosmic Principle by Abby R. Laughlin, her debut novel. It is the first book in the Nexus Series.  First off: IContinue reading “Book Review: The Cosmic Principle by Abby R. Laughlin “

On Drugs: Part III

[read time: 5-7 minutes][trigger warning: alcohol & drug abuse] I was now 23 and living back at home. I was disgusted with myself, mad and ashamed. Throughout everything I was still dealing with the pain in my leg from my disability, as well as trying to keep my trichotillomania under control.  I continued to drinkContinue reading “On Drugs: Part III”

On Drugs: Part II

[read time: 7-8 minutes][tw: alcohol and drug abuse] I began to live with a boyfriend during my third year. One night, when we were drinking on our patio, we noticed the people across the street from us drinking on their patio and yelled back and forth and soon became friends.  That night was the firstContinue reading “On Drugs: Part II”

On Drugs: Part I

[read time: 5-8 minutes] [trigger warning: alcohol and drug abuse] I am six years sober this upcoming Saturday, the 26th of March.  That’s six years of no alcohol – nope, not even one little drop.  Six years of being hangover-free. Six years of finally living life.  I turned 18 in May of 2004 and leftContinue reading “On Drugs: Part I”

The Joy of a Morning Routine 

[read time: 5-7 minutes]  Hi, everyone! I am back with another instalment of the “Joy of…” series, where we look at mindful activities and how they might help you.  As a super early riser, one thing I am a proponent for is a morning routine. There are a LOT of morning routine “how-to’s” out there.Continue reading “The Joy of a Morning Routine “

Favourite Writing Practices, Part I

[read time: 7 minutes] I wanted to share with you some of my favourite writing practices that I’ve picked up over the years. For those of you who do not know, I have a BA in English and English Literature and a minor in Creative Writing (Creative Nonfiction). I was a creative writing major inContinue reading “Favourite Writing Practices, Part I”