The weight of the world has been real lately. As we grow older, our self-awareness about our mortality increases substantially. The naive shelter that we live in during our youth unapologetically gets ripped off of us somewhere along the road, and without warning, and we are faced with the harsh realities of life. With the … More The Silent Battle Behind the Smile
Last week, a powerful thunderstorm hit the GTA and caused mass destruction and loss of life within a matter of minutes. It was surreal. The morning started off bright and sunny, and by the afternoon, mobile phones were ringing with amber alerts of an impending storm, and within minutes of that alert, the skies went … More Enough is Enough
And just like that, it’s a brand new year. It does feel to a certain degree that 2021 went by in a blur, with the continued ‘Covid’ cloud hovering over us, but I’d like to think that 2021 was also a year of fighting back from this pandemic, a year of resiliency, a year of … More 2022, Let’s Do This
It’s a pleasant, mild Saturday today which made for a good opportunity to go out and soak in the sunshine and get some fresh air. During my stroll, I observed something that truly illustrated a sign of the times. An individual was doing, was appeared to be, pull-ups by gripping the top of one of … More Pandemic Problems: Getting Creative or Desperate?
This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune