Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round, or listened to rain slapping the ground? Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight, or gazed at the sun fading into the night? You better slow down, don’t dance so fast, time is short, the music won’t last. Do you run through each day on the fly, when […]
I feel like my mind rarely get a chance to bask in its own thoughts, it’s always being spiked by something else. Like a stubborn fat kid, it’s always chewing on some sort of digital candy. I hate how addicted I am to my phone. Sometimes I find myself scrolling through Instagram before I even […]
I just arrived in Sydney and I already feel like going back to Vancouver. I cannot believe how quickly the past 10 days have gone by, it feels like the whole thing was a dream. I already miss my family so much. I was so looking forward to seeing everyone and now it’s over. The […]
2017 has been an amazing year. I knew there would be big changes for me in 2017. I was in the last year of my Working Holiday Visa in Australia. I either had to leave the country, or beg a company to keep me around. There had been many changes to visas making it harder […]
We can choose to meet death like a great opponent about to begin an epic sword fight. We grow in size by our ability to live life in its absolute fullness. We let no moment of beauty pass under our nose without sniffing it and hugging it and holding it close.
“ I know you think you understand what you thought I said but I’m not sure you realise that what you heard is not what I meant”
It feels like a broken ferris wheel that accidentally got lodged on turbo speed mode and all the kids have been flung off, screaming for their life.
I know that in general, Christmas can be a stressful and hectic time of year. I suppose its kind of expected that when you bring many family members together for many days at a time to celebrate a stressful and demanding holiday, madness inevitably ensues.
My intention for this month is to focus on simplicity. By way of doing so, I’ll ask my inner narrator questions like, “am I unnecessarily complicating this?” 17 times out of 10, the answer is yes.
Having someone you love die feels like suddenly getting yanked by the scruff of your neck and being dragged at breakneck speed through the clouds and then gently being released into the atmosphere.