The Calling

Remember this song? Do you feel like you have a calling? Like there is something in life you are meant to be doing? I do. And I don’t. It’s complicated. (Isn’t it always?) It feels like my entire being is straining towards … something. But what that something is? I have a few ideas, but nothing […]

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Quitting My Happiness Project to be Happier

Back in March, when I was still in Ireland and thus equal parts exhilerated with life and deeply depressed, I read The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, and immediately decided to embark on my own happiness project. I mapped out ten months of goals, starting in April 2013: everything from going to bed earlier, prioritizing […]

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Inspiration Station: November 8

I’m Still Here: Back Online After a Year Without the Internet A fascinating read about one man’s year of living offline. A Love Letter to My Body A beautiful letter that serves as a gentle reminder that we all need to be a little bit more forgiving and a lot more loving towards our own […]

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The Seasons, They Are A-Changin’

Most of Alberta was slammed with snow this weekend. Winter arrived with a bang: HELLO, I AM HERE. And just like that, fall was over. I have a hard time living in the present. I’m impatient, I’m a worrier, I want to know what’s going to happen next, and preferably control it (but that’s another […]

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Four Simple Goals

Long months of not taking care of myself are starting to catch up with me. I am in turmoil. Ambivalent and discontent. Evenings of coming home and collapsing on the couch for three straight hours, staring at the TV like a zombie before shuffling off to bed somehow weren’t filling me up. I’ve felt lazy, anxious, uninspired. […]

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