Anyone else exhausted?

Anyone else exhausted?

I wish I looked as angelic as he does when I am exhausted. My exhaustion looks more like migraines and pj’s at 6pm on a Friday night as illustrated by the selfies I send to my sister (a teacher!) as a demonstration of solidarity. It’s the last Sunday in...
Near, Far, Here, Now

Near, Far, Here, Now

I’m feeling really scattered. I want to let go of all the planning for the future and just be in now. But it’s not my nature. I have all these skills when it comes to planning and preparing and over planning and over preparing. I mean I love spontaniety...
Are you kind…

Are you kind…

To yourself? Lately I’ve been catching myself being really hard on myself. Kindness towards others seems to come more natural than shining a bit of that understanding and compassion back to me. But at least a decade’s worth of research shows that people...
Smoothie, Soup or Margarita???

Smoothie, Soup or Margarita???

I hate pedicures. Yes I said it. Pedicures will never be part of my self-care routine. Smoothies are not going to be on the list either. It has taken me awhile but I finally have a list of what things help me feel the way I want to feel. And usually I want to either...
School’s out for summer – now what?

School’s out for summer – now what?

Whew! We made it! We made it through the 2019/2020 school year! I’m not going to lie – it definitely wasn’t my favourite school year! But I did learn some things about myself and my people and we can now slide into summer break. I’m shifting my...