When you own your own business, there’s pressure to always be ‘on’ and able to bring it 100% of the time. Especially working in a co-working space, I can run into clients, meet potential new leads, or be asked what it is I do at any second of any day. And I’m not going to lie, sometimes I’m too tired to pitch myself, to outline what makes me different, or to answer a handful of questions about a specific strategy I’ve proposed out of the blue.Read More
I've found myself intentionally working a lot of Sundays these days.
It's not necessarily because I'm behind on work or have no life. I just really love working on a Sunday, and going into the office to do so.Read More
I’ve lived with mental illness for about ten years now, but I had not yet truly experienced insomnia before. Sure, I had the occasional bouts of restless sleep, times where I’ve struggled to fall asleep, or one all-nighter every now and then. But never in my life had I felt true insomnia.Read More
I always know exactly what’s happening with my business and when, as well as where I’m falling behind and where delays are holding projects up. Here’s how I do it.Read More
To all of those whose friends are bravely pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams, on behalf of us all, please support the work they do. It doesn’t take a lot, and you don’t even have to spend money to do it. In fact, here are some really easy ways that take little effort on your end but mean so much to your friends.Read More
I’m realizing that as a new business owner, setting goals has become even more important to me. They keep me focused. They help me determine priorities. And they provide me drive and motivation on really difficult days.Read More
I’ve been slowly reading My Lovely Wife In The Psych Ward by Mark Lukach.
The novel chronicles the life of Mark and his wife Giulia who, at 27, experiences an unexpected psychotic break. It is a memoir of Mark’s experiences as Giulia is admitted to the psych ward, her recovery process, their work to move their life forward after her psychosis, and then her eventual relapse two more times into psychosis.Read More
Since university, I’ve dreamed of designing the office of my business. I’ve imagined comfortable and Instagramable receptions, meeting rooms, and desk set-ups. I drool over coffee table books at Indigo that would line the walls and tables of my perfect workplace.Read More
Traditionally, I share a reflective post for every birthday. This year was particularly special as it was the first birthday I shared with Smudge - because, no word of a lie, we share the same birthday. Instead, I worked through two of the most frustrating weeks I could face as a new business owner.Read More
1 in 5 Canadians will struggle with mental illness. I am 1 in 5. But the four other people in my life who don't live with mental illness still feel the impact. They are touched by mine.Read More
Only 48 hours in New York, yet my family and I managed to cover a lot of ground. From The Met to the Statue of Liberty, explore New York city with me.Read More
I was wandering through a bookstore very frustrated one day. I entered with the goal of finding my next good story. Something that inspired me, motivated me, and spoke to me as a globally conscious, empire-building woman. I found myself surrounded by stories of women looking for love, sad over lost love, or struggling with love.
Love of a man more often than not.Read More
Wow. It's been too long. My bad. Let's catch up on the past four months. Then dive into what happened today.Read More
I was a weird child. Like how I hated pizza until I was in high school. Or how I became insanely logical and refused to play make-believe when they asked me what kingdom I was the princess of at Disneyland. Then there was the fact that, with every visit to the eye doctor, I would hope he'd tell me I needed glasses.Read More