Category Archives: Personal achievement

Why You May Never Know What My Resolutions Are

(Let me preface this by saying I’m not bashing anyone for making New Year’s resolutions. Although, you may want to read up on the statistics of how quickly they fizzle out.http://www.forbes.com/sites/dandiamond/2013/01/01/just-8-of-people-achieve-their-new-years-resolutions-heres-how-they-did-it/ I’m simply sharing my own experience. No offense intended) … Continue reading

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It’s definitely been way too long since I wrote a new blog post. Living with a chronic disease can seriously cramp your lifestyle. I find myself getting angry these days, and I’m just really tired of the battle. Taking time … Continue reading

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The Bright Side of Rejection: When No means Yes

I’ve been writing for a regional magazine for the past few months. They rarely say no to my ideas. Bolstered by their unfettered yeses, I decided it was time to spread my wings a bit and pitch to a slightly … Continue reading

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Staying Sane through Suffering: 12 Simple Acts

Suffering from a chronic illness has a way of knocking you out of this game called life. Or at least changing the directions and goals you had for yourself. Every illness brings limitations, but keeping life as normal as possible … Continue reading

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Snowshoes and Sanity: Coming out the Other Side

After over a year of debilitating symptoms from Lyme disease, I’m back on my snowshoes, reveling in the crisp, winter air and snow-blanketed woods and fields. I started out with just 15 minutes of hiking a few days ago, and … Continue reading

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A Winning Combination

As someone new to the world of freelance writing, I’m always on the lookout for the best tools and techniques to help improve my writing. Right now my favourite gadget is not my laptop, and it isn’t my android. As … Continue reading

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Four Reasons Why Reflection Can Improve Your life

Our mile-a-minute lives leave little time for truly experiencing a deeper existence.  Reflection—which includes but is not exclusive to contemplation and meditation—is a lost art in modern life. Here are four reasons how reflection will make your life more meaningful: Reflection … Continue reading

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