Being true to yourself

I recently finished reading the book "Dying to be me" by Anita Moorjani and it got me thinking about living a life where you are being true to yourself. If you haven't read the book I won't go into too many details as I highly recommend reading it, if not only to just make you think about life in general. In the book, Moorjani basically goes into detail about her near death experience and what lessons she learned from it. I find it fascinating this idea that someone can die and experience the "other" side and live to tell about it. One thing she talks about is the fact that she no longer [Read more...]

How to be supportive of a friend in a relationship you’re not a fan of…

A friend of mine is currently going through a relationship conundrum in which she's holding onto a relationship that isn't serving her well. By which I mean, she's giving quite a lot of herself, while her partner yarns a story about all the things he wants to give her, but when it comes down to actually doing it, it's like a ghost town (don't get me started on this type of partner). From the outside, it's so easy to look at another's relationship and see the down sides and tell that person, "you need to get it". I've definitely been on the receiving end of that advice a few times before. All I [Read more...]

The beginning…

So here I am. A pivotal moment in my life - although the pivotal moment happened many months ago, I realized that I needed to document this year (or perhaps years) of self discovery and journey for myself.  I believe that every few years we need to re-invent ourselves in order to continually grow and learn. For me, I feel like I'm constantly on a path that is always growing, shrinking, curving and sometimes hitting dead ends.  It's taken me a long time to get to this point where I can confidently say I'm ok with that. I know how lucky I am to be living the life I am living and having access to [Read more...]