Finding Happiness

Happiness is fleeting. True joy comes from within – Pamela J. Wells It has been observed by many wise individuals, that the only way to find lasting happiness, “true joy,” is to search within ourselves. We can find all around us, and read in the news, the multitude of failed attempts to find happiness in money,…

Hello, my name is Anxiety

It’s difficult to explain to people how I feel when even I don’t know how I feel, it’s even more difficult to explain anxiety when you don’t know why you’re anxious. I get that everyone feels anxious once in a while, it’s normal. People get anxious because of a test they have to write or…

Temples of Shame

I am learning the importance of being kind to myself. Two decades is proving long enough to make me realize that nobody will ever teach me how to apologize to my body, for all it’s imperfection. I consciously invested over 20 years shrinking myself, exaggerating myself, playing too small, going too big, ‘toning’ it down…

My Not So Sweet Sixteen

So with my Birthday fast approaching I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about how I’ve celebrated it the past 25 years, and the one that stood out was my sweet 16 (although the happenings leading to it, weren’t so sweet). Now everybody knows that my Birthday, the 13th of September, is my favorite day…

Stand

It is not everybody you meet who will see greatness in you, no matter how great you are. There are those who aren’t interested in who you are, where you’ve been and where you’re going. Some people just aren’t interested, they won’t bother themselves with realizing your true potential. They’d rather class you in social…

Why your job can’t be your career

I don’t know about you, but I grew up with the constant notion that one had to “work hard in school to get a good job” in order to be successful . This was compounded by the fact that most of my family members were either teachers, lawyers, or some other product of a tertiary education….

Tribe Vibes

Just that title alone brings a list of quotes to mind, right? “Find your tribe. Love them hard” and “Your vibe attracts your tribe” are just two. The internet has been educating us since our generation finally “woke” from it’s deep sleep of ignorance. The word tribe has been trending ever since. Loosely, it means…

A date at Melville Grill Lounge 

I’ve been recently acquainted to a fairly new eatery just down the road from my place, I loved it SO much that I went three times that first week alone, and because I like to share the joys of life with you, I’m about to tell you all about it! (The bits I can remember…