Oatmeal
Regeneration

Recipe: Deliciously Handsome Oat-Free Oatmeal

Unhealthy foods reign supreme as part of what many of us consider to be a complete breakfast. Mornings are busy, we’re tired, we’re hungry, and at every possible point of contact, sugary, salty, vegetable oily, high-carby options are available. Muffins, pastries, store-bought cereal, oatmeal,…

June 30, 2017
Dirty Mansion
Mindset

The Crazy Man Who Lives in a Dirty Mansion

I’m moving this month – always an all-consuming and exhausting task. I’m also a renter, a reality for many people living in the city. Since moving to Toronto in 2004, the prospect of buying a home hasn’t really been a possibility for me –…

May 30, 2017
Curiosity
Happiness

How Curiosity Helped Me Confront a Difficult Truth

As a naturally private person, what I’m about to share is not the easiest. This post has been sitting in my drafts folder for weeks. But in keeping with the theme of the article – curiosity – there’s another part of me that’s curious…

April 29, 2017
Time
Happiness

Time Is Freedom: How a One-Month Vacation Brought Me Back

As a creative person who entered the nine-to-five professional world many years ago, I am keenly aware of how my life has changed as a result. Many of those changes are positive. A predictable schedule has made it easier to develop healthy habits, like regular…

March 11, 2017
Media
Communication

How the Media Divides Us and What to Do About It

If you’ve been anywhere near the media or social media this past month, you’ll know that January has been characterized by extremes. You’re thinking Trump, of course – we all are – but locally for my city there was also a ruling made by…

February 4, 2017
Puerto Vallarta
Happiness

Old Town, Puerto Vallarta: Doors and Colours

Hola from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico! Having spent the past three weeks in Puerto Vallarta (with one week left to go) I’ve noticed lots of things that are different from home in Toronto, Canada. I’m not talking about the obvious differences, like climate and culture,…

January 15, 2017
2016
Communication

Me at the Beginning of 2016 vs. Me at the End

It’s perhaps a bit early in December to be posting a year in review blog, but what can I say: I’m thinking ahead. How was your 2016? Social media is currently circulating a whole slew of “Me at the beginning of 2016 vs. me…

December 15, 2016