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 (!)
Summer in the city always makes me feel a little strange. I think it’s because I grew up in the country, but the only place I want to be in the summer is by a lake or in Riverdale Park.Read More Summer = enjoying public space as much as possible
2016 has been a turbulent year, to say the least.Read More Hello, 2017