Our daily lives have shifted drastically within the matter of a month. I went from being at a concert to beginning the lifestyle known as “social distancing.” Anxiety, frustration, and sadness are flowing higher these days, but connecting with those around me and practicing gratitude makes these unknown times a little less scary. Continue reading Adapting to Our Current Reality by Staying Together Through the Unknowns
“I come as one, but I stand for 10,000” – Maya Angelo This quote is from a poem called “Grandmother” written by Dr. Maya Angelo What does it mean? I interpret the quote as: As an individual you are influenced by those who came generations before you, and that you embody more than just yourself when given the chance to inspire others. Our encounters with other people throughout … Continue reading International Women’s Day: I Come As One, But Stand for Ten Thousand
What are you thankful for? What does Thanksgiving mean to you? On this crisp fall Thanksgiving morning I sit on the couch in the house I grew up in. I began to daydream out the window while looking at the autumn coloured leaves. In that moment I was inspired to write today’s blog post. In Canada today is Thanksgiving Monday, but throughout the entire weekend families have come … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
As a third year student in university, I’ve come to know the word “stress” like the back of my hand. (Especially right now in the middle of final exams) By definition, stress is “a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, etc.” This is the common definition people say when asked about stress, however; as I continued scrolling the webpage I … Continue reading Stress Buddies