It has been long taught to children that 'fairness' is a guiding principle of life. It seems to be in the social consciousness and fabric of our society to teach children to 'be fair'. We place concerted effort in messaging this – “Play fair” “Be fair and share with your friend” “Take turns, it’s only fair” … Continue reading Forget About “Fairness” & Set Yourself Free
French, French, French! French people, cities, culture, language - I have the strangest relationship with it all. In Grade 9 – age 14 - I gave up all efforts to learn the language of love. My school system made classes optional from Grade 10 onward. I was a straight-A student whose only sluggish mark was … Continue reading This Happens When Life Screams “YES”
Death. What comes to mind when you hear this word? For most, they imagine a single event or perhaps a process or incident leading to a single event such as a terminal illness or car accident. What if I told you that death is something that happens within us regularly? That our society is so … Continue reading Death Isn’t What You Think It Is.
A few days ago, I received a very moving and inspiring Christmas card. On the outside, it offered a very simple message: “Joy” On the inside, it offered a humbling reminder that joy is not a product of our external circumstances - it is rather a state of being that is available to each and … Continue reading Grief, Gratitude & The Secret to Joy
After my miscarriage, I found reassurance in a most unexpected place - the biology of momma bears. Why? Bears have miscarriages too. Understanding the reasoning behind their miscarriages exemplifies how intelligent all life is, including our human bodies. As most people know, bears hibernate. You may also be aware that bears give birth during hibernation. Have … Continue reading Bears Have Miscarriages Too
The term ‘miscarriage’ is heavy loaded, and for good reason. It refers to the life altering and traumatizing experience of losing a baby in-utero. After my miscarriage I thought about all the things I did and did not do, questioned my daily choices and deliberated on the details of my days. I was searching for a … Continue reading Breaking Down the Term “Miscarriage”
What is a sexual simmer? A pot of water on the stove top will never boil without any heat. Turn on the element and you’ll eventually see tiny bubbles surfacing to the top. Keep the heat coming and the bubbles will get bigger and more abundant. With persistence, before you know it, the bubbles cannot … Continue reading 6 Ways to Infuse Each Day with a Sexual Simmer
Are you hiding, repressing, or ignoring something in your life? Chances are, you are not doing a very good job of keeping it tucked away. At least, not as good as you think. If I’m wrong, and you have managed to create a successful façade, it will not last for long. At some point, your … Continue reading Your secrets are out! We are all transparent AF.
People tend to disbelieve that “I’ve never been on a bad Tinder date.” I love the reactions. Those perplexing looks make me smile inside, like I have treasured secrets or a witch's brew. But, I do not. You too can have successful online dating experiences. And the best part, is that it is really very … Continue reading Why I’ve Never Been on a Bad Tinder Date (And how to use dating apps like a pro!)