Life
Communication

10 Items for the In-Between Times of Life

Life is filled with in-between moments, those times when you find yourself wading through life’s water, having left one shore to get to another. You’re never quite sure how far off that other shore is; it can be foggy, or wavy, or cold –…

June 27, 2018
Salad
Regeneration

Make Everyone Jealous of Your Salad

There is nothing quite so comforting and satisfying as a delicious sandwich. The moist chewy bread, the tangy mayo, the salty deli meat, the crunchy lettuce – it’s a dream in flavour and texture come true. A sandwich just looks right on the plate…

May 20, 2018
Exclamation Point
Communication

The Exclamation Point Is Back and Bubbly As Ever!!!

In many ways, the exclamation point is considered to be the cop out king of punctuations. The idea goes that strong, thoughtful writing shouldn’t require an exclamation because the exclamation should be contained within the words. You might compare using the exclamation point to…

April 28, 2018
Introverted Characters
Communication

Top 10 Coolest Introverted Characters

Let’s face facts: introverts are cool. We brood, we are mysterious, and when we speak up (which isn’t often) people tend to listen. So it makes sense that some of the most interesting, compelling, and memorable characters in narrative history are introverted.…

March 19, 2018
Action-oriented
Mindset

How to Be Action-Oriented

I realize that “action-oriented” has a stale corporate connotation, something you’d place in the “Skills and Interests” section of your résumé, or a trait you’d discuss with a boss during an annual performance review. But before you groan, hear me out! There is actually…

February 10, 2018
Commuting
Mindset

Commuting Is Hell! My Trick for Making It Easier

As with every other September, now that school is back in session there seems to be twice as much traffic on the streets. People are more anxious, they’re hurrying more, and they’re moodier. While the stress commuting to work places on our health (and…

January 23, 2018
Mirrors at the Gym
Strength

Mirrors at the Gym Are Evil Objects from Hell

From the moment Narcissus saw his reflection in the water, mirrors have been a curse placed upon our lives.  One of the most reflective places you’ll ever be in is the gym, and in many ways those mirrors at the gym are anything but…

December 30, 2017
Fasted exercise
Regeneration

Fasted Exercise: How Working Out Hungry Changed My Life

Of all the relationships we have throughout our lifetime, the one we have with food will always be front and centre. Like any relationship, it will go through phases; sometimes it will be a healthy relationship, other times it won’t. Regardless of what each…

November 8, 2017
Fiddle Leaf Fig
Happiness

For the Love of Houseplants

I blame it on my new place. I’ve always had an affinity for plants, be they in nature, a garden or someone’s home. But with the new spot I’m living in and its abundance of natural light, high ceilings and endless houseplant potential, I have…

September 20, 2017