I live my life in a way that's very different from most people. I don't own a car. Or a house. Or furniture. Or anything with a brand name on it. I don't have kids. Or a dog. I don't have a stable career. I don't have a primary relationship. And I definitely don't have a … Continue reading The thing I fear the most.
Originally published on elephant journal: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2016/11/10-ways-writing-helps-us-deal-with-a-trumped-up-world/ “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou If you’re anything like me, you watched the American Presidential race with a heavy heart. I had already burst into tears at the beginning of the final debate when I heard Trump talk so vehemently about … Continue reading 10 ways writing helps ease the pain of a Trumped-up world.
Imagine this, you and your roommate have to move in a couple of days, and you've been searching for a house for the last few weeks. You live in a place where the standard of living is not nearly the same as where you're from, so everything you find is, well, a bit gross. Bare … Continue reading The Story of The Eh Hole.
Today marks one year since I left my hometown of Iroquois Falls, Ontario with a one-way ticket to Cancun, Mexico. I had a lot of mixed ideas about what traveling was, is, and needed to be before I left. And to be honest I'm not sure I have any viable answers after a year. What … Continue reading The top 5 things I’ve learned after spending a year abroad.
Some of you may be well aware of the fact that I've recently been published on Elephant Journal. Here's the link: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2015/10/how-losing-everything-i-had-in-a-house-fire-gave-me-everything-i-have/ Or click, here... here or HERE to read it (hehe). Enough already! In the article I talk a lot about un-attachment and how having 'stuff' just isn't important. But with that being said … Continue reading 10 things I WISH I had taken with me on my travels.