Beginnings are the most important part of any story. It doesn’t matter the scenario or situation. The beginning is what we always put the most emphasis on. In new articles, stories, even in our own personal relationships. We love to ask the question, “how long have you known each other?” or, “how did you folks […]Read More Why can’t we ever find the beginning of the end of a story?
Writer’s block! It’s funny how it only seems to come up when I really feel like writing. I tried to write on a variety of *important* topics this evening, but it just wasn’t in the cards. So I apologize for the self-centered post. Here are just a few things I’m into right now… 1. Book City […]Read More 5 Things I’m into right now
The English language has more words than most languages. But I feel as though there are so many things I’ve felt or experienced that simply can’t be put into words. I started thinking about this more when a close friend told me about the Danish word “hygge.” Hygge means being cozy, feeling at home, sitting […]Read More A list of things that should have words but don’t
I don’t consider myself to be a creative person. I consider painters, musicians, designers and many others to be creative but certainly not me. I write simply and clearly. But creatively? Probably not. There are so many writers that are truly creative and tell beautiful stories. It would be an accomplishment to actually come up […]Read More How to be creative when you’re not actually creative
I booked a trip recently that I was super excited about. I’ve been wanting to get away for a while and this trip came at the perfect time. I wanted to go somewhere different and a little off the beaten path. I haven’t travelled a whole lot and I’m finally getting to a time in my […]Read More Should you travel to a place that violates human rights?
I may not be the most organized but I’m certainly a planner. I like to have my calendar full and things planned and items crossed off of lists (whether or not I can keep track of those lists is unrelated). So I plan and I daydream and then plan more about how to make […]Read More 3 Things to do when life doesn’t go as planned
This past month, I was privileged to attend an all-female panel at an excellent space in Toronto called Brainstation. The panel featured women in Toronto who are absolutely killing it in their careers. And you guessed it — they all work in tech! I recently made the switch to a financial technology company and while […]Read More Female Inspiration (!)