Month: September 2020

Wednesday’s List #19-21

Focus on the good One of the greatest game-changers in my life for getting through tough times, has been to maintain a daily habit of writing down one good thing about the day at the very end of it. The idea behind this? No… Continue Reading “Wednesday’s List #19-21”

Playlist: “Look for the Good” by Jason Mraz

I’m driving home from work and the CHECK ENGINE light comes on. “Oh no” is the first thought of many. It’d been a time of great uncertainty leading up to the small illuminated warning. I’d just returned to full-time work as the city was… Continue Reading “Playlist: “Look for the Good” by Jason Mraz”

A Quiet Moment: In The Company of Goats

When I was asked if I wanted to tag along to pick up some goats, of course I said yes. Did I know anything about goats? Nope. But I was very willing to enroll in Goat 101. New knowledge? Go somewhere new? Experience being… Continue Reading “A Quiet Moment: In The Company of Goats”

Confessions of a Journal Junkie

I remember my very first journal. I also remember getting in trouble for writing in it. To begin this story, I must first explain the wonder I had for something called the Scholastic Book Club. I was in third grade, and there was a… Continue Reading “Confessions of a Journal Junkie”

Wednesday’s List #16-18

One of the greatest game-changers in my life for getting through tough times, has been to maintain a daily habit of writing down one good thing about the day at the very end of it. The idea behind this? No matter how rough or… Continue Reading “Wednesday’s List #16-18”

Create positive change by setting boundaries

A passage from Alicia Keys’ book “More Myself” helps to remind us how important it is to set boundaries for a more purposeful life. I stumbled upon a video that really hit home with me. The discovery of it was perfectly timed. I had… Continue Reading “Create positive change by setting boundaries”

Learning to be free of food drama – A book discovery

Book discovery: “Body Love–Live in Balance, Weigh What You Want, and Free Yourself From Food Drama Forever” by Kelly Leveque I have been on a journey of reinvention for about four years now. I’ve had to learn who I truly am all over again… Continue Reading “Learning to be free of food drama – A book discovery”

Playlist: “Masterpiece” by Andy Grammer

Change your playlist. Change your life. “When things change inside you, things change around you.” @bella.montreal Instagram When life isn’t exactly reflecting the one you wanted or want to have, it’s easy to become stuck in patterns that won’t let you move up and… Continue Reading “Playlist: “Masterpiece” by Andy Grammer”

A dog’s opinion: On health, ferry rides, and family.

This blog post was written by Vienna, a seven-year old Greyhound. All opinions are her own, possibly edited a bit by The Cat, who assisted with the typing. Hi everyone! Vienna here. With The Cat. He’s getting better at typing on a laptop, so… Continue Reading “A dog’s opinion: On health, ferry rides, and family.”

Hello brave new world

Self-reinvention in a world changed I began 2020 doing some extraordinary brave things. I was a woman on a mission to go boldly where most introverts fear to tread. The idea was to really identify what brought me joy–and then do more of it… Continue Reading “Hello brave new world”