Life

Posts about, and relating to, the ongoing, ever changing, messy, complicated, exciting, adventure that is life.

It's okay to admit you're struggling

It’s okay to admit you’re struggling

I sat at the desk in my office, staring at the computer screen with tears in my eyes. There was no reason to be crying; ...
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Technology a time waster?

It’s hard to believe it was barely 15 years ago when going home still meant most contact with our friends, classmates, and colleagues was cut ...
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Orangeville’s changing culture

Growing up in Orangeville, I never believed it was a place I would call home as an adult. It was charming, comforting, and carried about ...
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crisis of faith

Is a crisis of faith a bad thing?

At the end of 2015, I made a confession about something that had terrified me to both face and admit. I was having a crisis ...
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Christmas

Christmas with the Wells

Something I don't often talk about on here is how I am just a *little* bit obsessed with decorating. Especially at Christmas. I'm one of those ...
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2016 Year In Review

Yeah, 2016? F*** you ...
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Fast cars are my only vice

Many of you have noticed I wasn't around for the longest time. Some of my more recent posts (which have been quite spread out) were ...
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When they go low, I will go high

As an INFJ, it is incredibly easy for me to feel discouraged and downtrodden when I feel like the fight for humanity is losing. Equally ...
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Facing change head on

Last week, I read a post by a dear young lady I've known for a while about some of the change she is facing in ...
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It’s 4am, and I can’t sleep

It's 4am, and despite everything, sleep has eluded me tonight. I've spent the day trying to write articles, to no avail. My brain has refused ...
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Give me hope because it’s fading fast

After the launch of my blog, I spent weeks carefully crafting what was to be my first post. Then the last few days happened, and ...
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Expectation vs Reality

I turned 30 almost two months ago now, a birthday that became a milestone for many more reasons than I ever could have predicted. There ...
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The next chapter commences

15 years ago, I started my first blog. It was a silly little Xanga journal, used to hide anonymously on the internet and disclose some ...
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There is nothing ‘insane’ about mourning someone you never knew

Today, I saw someone online literally freak out over people grieving the deaths of the celebrities we lost this week. A person whose profile highlights ...
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Selective compassion is a growing problem

I have not said much beyond my expression of shock at Paris over the last couple of days, and have stayed away from Social Media ...
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Lest We Forget; An important symbolic gesture

This column appeared as an Opinion Editorial in The Orangeville Citizen on October 29, 2015. All opinions are my own and do not reflect the ...
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I don’t support the Pro-Life movement, but I’m not pro-abortion

Earlier this year, I wrote for the first time about abortion and some of the thoughts I was developing about it. Since then, I've struggled ...
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Dear 12-year-old me,

I found out two days ago about an amazing project in the works to inspire, encourage, and share love with young girls. The project, called ...
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