Reflections

Do Something Different

Every ten years or so, I go a little nuts and challenge myself to do something wacky, something well-outside my comfort zone, something that requires me to push myself, something that makes me cuss up a storm and question my… Read More ›

Productivity Retreats

A while ago, I came across an article titled, “The Three Day Productivity Retreat Everyone Needs.” Ah, I thought, an article about how to take a time out when you’re feeling burnt out and need to “retreat” from your “productivity”–Great!… Read More ›

Curate Your Life!

I love the idea of a curated life! A life that has been crafted deliberately and purposefully. I am, after all, drawn to all things minimalist–art, music, prose, fashion. It has been a mantra for as long as I can… Read More ›

The Best Time to Blog

Here’s my dilemma. I am trying to get this blog out to more people and to engage with more of you, but clearly I’m doing something wrong. Because crickets. I’d like to think that it’s not my content that stinks,… Read More ›

Nobody’s Child

Today was the day my 22-year-old, exasperated with my “helpful advice,” finally asked me, “Am I an adult, or am I a child???” Today was also the day the doctor told my mum that her post-radiation assessment indicates “no change… Read More ›

Habits: An Experiment

Like you, I have thought a lot about making healthy changes in my life, adding some good habits to my daily routine. It is, after all, that time of year when one starts thinking about saying goodbye to the old… Read More ›

Get Back on that Horse

Last week I came down with the flu. It was a doozy–fever, chills, stuff leaking out of everywhere. The kleenex box couldn’t keep up. Neither could my patience, which, frankly, is phyllo-thin at best. Every few hours, I’d get up… Read More ›