Getting a Head Start on Beating the Seasonal Blues

You know Old Man Winter is on his way when you look out your window at 6pm and it feels more like 10pm. *Sigh* Are you generally a happier person when the days are longer and the sun is shining bright right up until 9pm? Does a feeling of doom and gloom overcome you during … More Getting a Head Start on Beating the Seasonal Blues

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My Feel Good Moment for Today

Today I had a very uplifting start to my day when I was given a very kind comment by one of my fellow co-workers. I usually dress depending on my mood and tend to gravitate towards brighter colours in the summer, and darker colours in the colder months. Sounds pretty standard, right? Well, what I … More My Feel Good Moment for Today

Every Connection Has a Purpose

  We’ve likely all been there. We had a friend, a person that we connected with, confided in, and went through some incredible times with, and for reasons unknown, that union eventually faded into oblivion. Attempts to reach out went unnoticed and, before you knew it, what was once a strong and blossoming kinship has … More Every Connection Has a Purpose

Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted

So the other day I went to pick up some shoes that I had given in for repair. I go to a shop nearby that I’ve been frequenting for some time. It’s a nicely-run shop by an older, hard-working gentleman who is very obviously passionate about his job and dedicated to making his customers happy. … More Kindness is Contagious but Should Not Be Taken for Granted

Aparna Nancherla: Stand-Up Comedy’s Breath of Fresh Air

Earlier this year, I discovered an extremely refreshing and funny Aparna Nancherla – born and raised in Washington with East Indian roots. She’s down-to-earth with a shy, girl-next-door charm and has broken past all kinds of stereotypes taking the comedy world by storm. In my opinion, what sets Aparna apart is her truly distinct and unique … More Aparna Nancherla: Stand-Up Comedy’s Breath of Fresh Air