taking time for self care

The words self care are very popular right now and have almost become something to make fun of. It has also become something that is curated for Instagram and something that is meant to take hours which I think is detrimental to actual self care. I don’t know about you but I don’t have hours…

i tried to do yoga every day in march…here’s what happened

I enjoy doing yoga. As someone who has quite a sore set of shoulders and neck I enjoy spending time stretching out my body, relaxing, and taking time to be with myself and not be distracted by social media and other life worries. I decided to set myself a challenge for the month of March,…

when Christmas isn’t the “happiest season of all”

Christmas is upon us in two days and I don’t know about you, but I don’t exactly know what happened to December. Between work and life and home and the craziness of the season the month flew by. And worst of all is that the marketing that comes at us makes it seem like “It’s…

feeling burnt out

Today I left my house and got to work while it was still dark and almost my entire commute home was also in the dark. The rainy season has started here in Raincouver and my dry days are going to be few and far between. My husband and I seem to be on perpetually different…

taking a mental health day

Today is World Mental Health Day and while I haven’t spoken too much about my mental health journey, today I am talking about something that has affected me recently and what really made me consider my own mental health. A few weeks ago I called into work to take the day off. I wasn’t sick…