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August 2015

Loneliness
* Communication

Loneliness, Zombies, and Selfies

It started following me during the gangly, awkward years of adolescent loneliness, when I was growing up in small-town Southwestern Ontario. It continued to follow me for many years into adulthood, even after I’d moved to the city. No, it wasn’t a strange smell…

August 27, 2015
Fitspiration
Strength

Fitspiration: 10 Ways the Gym Surprised Me

Maintaining fitness in your lifestyle is an ongoing effort. Finding new approaches, mindsets, and inspirations are integral to keeping up you inspired to put in the effort. Fitspiration is a wonderful little surprise you come across that help re-energize your motivation, rethink your approach, or…

August 20, 2015
Opposites Attract
Communication

Opposites Attract? Maybe Paula Abdul Was onto Something

If loves songs from the 80s and 90s taught me anything about being in L-O-V-E, it’s that the possibility of a relationship actually working is nigh impossible. We are all so different that relationships are doomed from the beginning to dissolve into intensely emotional, angst-ridden…

August 14, 2015
Introverts Unite
Communication

Introverts Unite! Ode to One of My Fave Introverts

Introverts unite! This is a little poem I wrote many years ago in creative writing school. It is written as an ode to a character in The Breakfast Club, Alison Reynolds, played by Ally Sheedy. The assignment for the poem was to write an…

August 6, 2015