On Loneliness

It has been studied that loneliness can be as unhealthy as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day. It can be attributed to obesity and higher mortality rates, and among prison inmates it has been found that solitary confinement increases mental health symptoms, leading to mental breakdowns and in some cases suicide. Loneliness is something […]

How I Live More Minimal

Ever since I first moved out on my own at 20 years old, I have been learning the lesson of stuff. What stuff I needed, what stuff I wanted to buy, what stuff would make me feel better, more fulfilled, more successful? From my first own studio apartment in Vancouver to the tiny room I subletted in downtown […]


A month or so ago I had the pleasure of attending one of Firefly Creative Writing‘s workshop (if you are a writer definitely look into them, they are AMAZING!) and our lovely facilitator Jenna, walked us through an exercise of Identity. Who are we to others? Who are we to ourselves? What labels do we […]