PART 3: HEALING

In part one I shared my story. In part two, I discussed anxiety. Part three is for healing. It’s clear to me that I have a great deal of resentment and anger toward my father for the unfortunate events that occurred in my childhood.  I have struggled with these deep feelings for years; I don't want … Continue reading PART 3: HEALING

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PART 2: DEALING WITH ANXIETY

I recently read an article about how anxiety can prolong stress, lead to COPD (chronic respiratory disease), and make you feel physically ill all the time. It can even lead to the development of IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) or OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder). Anxiety crushes your voice, creating panic or procrastination. Someone with anxiety tends … Continue reading PART 2: DEALING WITH ANXIETY

PART 1: CHILD ABUSE – A SURVIVOR’S STORY

My childhood is filled with so many memories. There are the normal memories of playing with my cousins, going to the movies, laughing, and hanging out with friends. Some of my memories however are of a loud and angry household. After years of therapy and hushing up; I believe it’s time I finally share my story. … Continue reading PART 1: CHILD ABUSE – A SURVIVOR’S STORY

Open Letter to the Liberal Members of Parliament

Subject: Liberal's Tax Planning Proposals September 8th, 2017 Good evening, This is the first letter I have ever written to a Member of Parliament, and I am sorry it is not propitious. I am very concerned about the Liberal’s tax planning proposals using private corporations. My boyfriend and I are hardworking Canadians who currently live … Continue reading Open Letter to the Liberal Members of Parliament

Social Media Problems Over Benefits: The Addiction

My faith in humanity has decreased over the way people act, and react, on social media. The constant cynicism, the rants, the over-opinionated and nagging comments, the narcissistic posts, the illusion of perfectionism—it’s all too much. We have forgotten ourselves due to the fact that we are vastly over driven. We have forgotten compassion, courtesy, … Continue reading Social Media Problems Over Benefits: The Addiction

Embrace The Crazy

"She's crazy. And just when you think you've reached the bottom of her craziness, there's a  crazy underground garage." I recently wrote an article titled “The Cure for Crazy.” I wrote it as a random spoof, but truth is many people judge “crazy” negatively—I know I have. In today’s critical society, we label anyone with a bit … Continue reading Embrace The Crazy

Single and HAPPY – The Signs That Solitude Could Be Your Thing

Just in time. As I depart for my second spontaneous solo road trip,  I come across this article by John Warwick at EliteDaily, titled “Alone Isn’t Lonely: 10 Signs You’re Perfectly Happy With Solitude.” He explains how we live in a society where we are pressured to actively pursue and desire relationships, and that being … Continue reading Single and HAPPY – The Signs That Solitude Could Be Your Thing

Child of Divorce Woman vs. Emotionally Unavailable Man

I’ve realized how I’m different when it comes to dating. Being a child of divorce, and my relationship experiences, has made me involuntary. I put a wall up from the beginning—a strong wall that will prepare me for the worst. I hate showing vulnerability, and I second guess my instincts—making them invalid and untrustworthy. Pretty … Continue reading Child of Divorce Woman vs. Emotionally Unavailable Man

Finding Canada

I know politics is a highly controversial and sensitive subject. Some people will most likely consider this article offensive, and some people will disagree with me completely. It is not my intention to offend anyone, but rather, to take a stand for freedom of speech and expression. I often hear the saying “there is no … Continue reading Finding Canada