People are dying of Covid around the world. ICU’s are being overwhelmed. And this morning, I heard about a 10-year-old who died from Covid a couple of provinces over from me. Shit’s getting really real. And all of the support structures we’ve so carefully set up in our lives are now kaput. Everyone we wouldContinue reading “everything is terrible and nothing is okay”
Sometimes the hardest thing to do is keep going. It may not feel like it, but it’ll be okay.
RBG is dead. Conservative governments around the world are leaning further and further toward fascism. And Covid is still running rampant. There’s so much macro-level horrible stuff happening that it feels almost selfish to be thinking of our measly problems. But here we are. And we gotta find a way to move forward. It feelsContinue reading “the least-worst option”
Short answer is: you don’t. So it’s best to make friends with it.
It’s Thanksgiving weekend in Canada. You know, that time of year when we force ourselves to go be with a bunch of people, eat a ton of a food, and go around the table saying what we’re thankful for. Needless to say (but I’m going to say it anyway), Thanksgiving is a problematic holiday forContinue reading “on gratitude and grief”
My marriage is ending. And we all need to carry on. Here’s how I exist in a liminal space.
We’ve all been emotionally hit with the butt-end of a wood-chopping axe. But we know that that’s not the end of the story.
When heavy times come, here’s how I cope.
Originally posted on Wire Rimmed Glasses:
We all have goals and ambitions—whether it be losing weight, starting a business or progressing your career. Arguably the most important thing to develop in order to achieve your goals is self discipline. A common misconception people have is that you need to be extremely talented in order to…
Last week, I found out I won first round of a writing contest I entered. I was completely floored. Right after I got the results from my first story, I had to jump right in to the next round. It would have been easy to have entered the second round with a butt-ton of hubris.Continue reading “if you want to be successful, kill your ego”