Here is to my parents, and the unspoken thank you’s

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, and soon after Father’s Day, I started to think about how grateful that I am for the parents that life has given me. It goes without say that 1 day out of the year is not nearly enough to give credit for all that they have done, and continuously do- the sacrifices made, the time given, the money … Continue reading Here is to my parents, and the unspoken thank you’s

The Struggles of Living With Anxiety & Depression

To be authentically you, I have realised that it means coming to terms and being content with the good parts and the bad parts of yourself. We often are kindly in tune with the good parts of who we are, and do not like to pay much acknowledgement to the bad. For me, the parts that I do not like to tune myself into are … Continue reading The Struggles of Living With Anxiety & Depression

An open letter to the men in my life;

To my dad and brothers, to my grandfathers and uncles, to my teachers and friends: Each of you have influenced my life in your own uniquely different but equally significant way. I have learned and grown in different ways with the each of you but as a whole you have taught me a thing or two, as well. Like if you move your feet, you will … Continue reading An open letter to the men in my life;

Heartache and Heartbreak: The Healing

Heartbreak at any age is not any easy feat to overcome, and often we tend to lose ourselves for a moment in time through this experience. With our own heartache, it is hard to see it objectively. I have known heartbreak, and I lost all sense of my self- I questioned who I was without this person, why I was not enough, if I could … Continue reading Heartache and Heartbreak: The Healing

To The Hopeless Romantics From The Hopeful Realist

Pop culture films and Disney cartoons teach us from infancy that love and romance are supposed to look something like a fictional fairytale. Recently, I have found myself in several conversations which included topics around defining ‘love’ and what characteristics we value in relationships, or which characteristics we do not. For those that know me, or for those that do not know me but have … Continue reading To The Hopeless Romantics From The Hopeful Realist