But first, you have to love yourself. Which is often easier said than done. I can only name a handful of times in my life where I’ve ever felt truly happy and satisfied with my body and the way I look. It’s been an ongoing journey of accepting myself and learning to stop comparing myself … More 20 Facts About My Body
One of the most valuable things I have is my time. Time is limited and there is always an opportunity cost when you choose to spend time on something, or on someone. As I’ve grown up, I’ve realized just how important it is to choose quality relationships and to spend time on things and people … More The 5 friends to keep in your 20s
Late nights, dinner allowances, and cab rides home. I’m in the heart of another busy season and though I don’t have a lot of busy seasons under my belt (and the ones I did have were not too brutal), I’m hoping that writing out a few reminders and lessons learned so far will help me … More Some busy season reminders
Happy 2017! This year, I decided to really focus on the goals that I was setting for myself. I feel like I’ve been ready for some major change in my life for a while now. I’ve been looking to improve the quality of my relationships, take ownership for my actions, and take my career to … More Ready, Set, Reflect: New year resolutions and goal setting
I’m a night owl. When I was 5, I stayed up until 11 to watch Goosebumps with older sister (aka hide under the covers for half an hour listening to the show’s scary soundtrack). In grade twelve, I’d sit on Skype with my friends until 2am doing calculus homework (aka sit with my textbook open not … More Making mornings suck a little less
I sometimes have to consciously remind myself that I am not a tree. What I mean by that is: I am not bound to the ground where I stand. I can move. I can change. Back in 2014, I wrote a piece about choosing to change and be the person I wanted to be, no … More It’s never too late to be brand new.
“There’s a lot of beauty in ordinary things.” – Pam, The Office
It’s an accrual world. I made the decision that I wanted to be an accountant back when I was in the 10th grade. I didn’t know I wanted to do public accounting at the time, but every year as I immerse myself into the world of debits and credits and risks, I find myself loving … More What I love about public accounting
I just need 24 more hours and I’ll be fine. I find that I say that a lot. I recently found a piece I wrote about having another day. I wrote these thoughts in a notebook back when I was still in university, studying (procrastinating) for my exams.
“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” – Arnold Glasgow I was recently put in a position at work to decide between two great, and equally promising assignments. The first was to continue on my current engagement which was a new industry for me. Although I knew I didn’t … More Making career choices: how to decide between two equally promising routes at work