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Hey September, I’m Not Ready For You Yet

Hey September, I’m Not Ready For You Yet

As I walk out the front door this morning, purple leash in hand and a restless puppy hooked up at the end, a hazy glow cascades over the houses all around me. I push my sunglasses up on top of my head and let the natural light hit my tired, puffy eyes. For now, the...
How Becoming a Solopreneur Has Changed My Life

How Becoming a Solopreneur Has Changed My Life

Sometimes, it all comes down to taking that first step. Quitting my cushy, full-time job to work for myself was one of the scariest decisions I’ve made. But it has easily been one of the most rewarding – and in ways I had never even considered before making the leap....
On Being an Overachiever and Accepting Failure

On Being an Overachiever and Accepting Failure

I can be rather idealistic at times. This means I have a tendency to overestimate how much I’m able to accomplish in a certain amount of time. I knew this about myself when I set my goals for the first quarter of 2015. I knew some of the goals I listed might have been...
The Power of Writing

The Power of Writing

The other night when I was out walking the dog with my husband I asked him which was his least favourite month of the year. “January,” he said, without hesitating. I think many people would agree. The holidays have come and gone, the weather is still miserable, and...
100 Days of Writing

100 Days of Writing

They say it takes 21 days to form a new habit. I’m giving myself 100. Well, not actually. The truth is I’m on day eight (it’ll be day nine by the time this post is published), and I’ve simply forced the pattern into place. This approach seems to be working so...