Why This Pandemic Doesn’t Have to ‘Make or Break’ You

Why This Pandemic Doesn’t Have to ‘Make or Break’ You

You’ve probably heard a few people say that this pandemic will either ‘make or break us’. Here’s why I don’t like that statement: Firstly, it doesn’t take into account people’s unique and extremely complex circumstances. Secondly, it doesn’t allow us much room for grace, which is a slippery slope when it comes to our wellbeing.  [...]

Allow Me to Re-introduce Myself

Allow Me to Re-introduce Myself

Ironically, it was during my search for a much deeper spiritual understanding that I was slapped around the face with a metaphorical straw. You know, the proverbial one that broke the camel’s back? Yeah, that one. Why is it ironic? Because I thought this new spiritual version of me would be monk-like; balanced, calm and [...]

Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work Smarter, Not Harder

How far do you go to do a good job? I used to proudly answer that question with early starts, late finishes, non-existent lunch breaks and living for my work. What I didn’t share were the tight-chests, shallow breathing, sickness, disrupted sleep, lack of appetite and anxiety that I felt over consistently striving to reach [...]