i quit

I recently did one of the scariest things that I have ever done in my life, I quit my job. Even at almost 26 years of age this is something that had never come up in my life before. All the jobs that I have had are ones with already defined end dates or I …

morning rhythms

I recently listened to a podcast all about the differences between routines and rhythms and while routines are thought of to be more rigid and have to be followed, rhythms are the practices we want to follow that help to focus our day and give moments of peace. My weekday and weekend mornings currently look …

2020 goals

The world has different opinions on New Year's resolutions; either you are in the camp that make them every year and need to wait till January 1st in order to start anything, or you think they are stupid, either because you start something whenever you need to, or that you think resolutions are stupid in …

lacing up my running shoes: how I started (and continued) going to the gym this year

I have never really been a gym person. I managed to get though my entire undergrad degree without ever going to the gym (that I was paying with through my tuition) except when leading tours for orientation. I much preferred to workout at home, which has its pros and cons. Then when I lived in …

the 10-minute tidy

My house is definitely not always as clean as I would like it to be. Both Nigel and I work full time jobs (with hour + commutes each way) and then with social commitments, going to the gym, and just wanting to sit on the couch and watch Netflix the little messes can certainly add …