3 Tips for a Healthy Relationship… With Yourself

When I realized that Wellness Wednesday and Valentine's Day would collide this year, I was inspired to write a blog post combining the two. So the focus of today's post is how to nurture the longest-lasting relationship you'll ever have: the one with yourself. Because as Mama Ru says: Tip 1: Don't Shit-Talk Yourself I ...

Um, I Was Talking

It's a running joke in my family how much I hate being interrupted. You might think it's not something that would come up that often, but my Dad has a bad habit of pointing out a bird in the backyard when someone's mid-sentence. He doesn't mean to do it; he just gets really excited about ...

Dealing With Bad Days After Depression

Bad days suck. But when you're recovering from depression, they can seem downright scary.

Loving It: My Dad Wrote a Porno

First up, for anyone who isn't familiar with the podcast I'm talking about, please let me clarify: my Dad didn't write a porno. Thankfully. The closest he's ever come to porn (to my knowledge, at least) was the time that he was showing me pictures of a panda on his phone and scrolled too far. ...

No, Seriously… Let’s Talk

Mental illness is not uncommon. So why don't we talk about it?

Marvel Marathon Update

I'm almost at the halfway point in my Marvel movie marathon mission, and I have some thoughts about what I've watched so far.

No More Kitchen Chaos

I gave my chaotic kitchen a much-needed makeover. It only took a podcast and (quite) a few broken dishes to get there.

How to Get Out of a Rut

I've been in a rut lately... but I'm climbing out of it! Here's how.

Dadzart: My Night at TSO

My Dad and I (both symphony newbies) spent an evening at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Check out the blog post to see how we enjoyed it and how I tricked him into booking the day off work.

Ten Minutes A Day For A Better Life

In my last year of high school (back when Ontario still had OAC, aka Grade 13), I dated a guy who was a bit of a nouveau-hippie. He was super into yoga, drum circles, and meditation. I was decidedly... not. I remember feeling annoyed one night near the end of our short-lived relationship when he ...

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