Posts tagged living with intention
Reflections on Mental Illness and Family

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.

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the scariest thing i've experienced living with depression

It's been a long time since I had to be honest with myself and admit I was living with depression. I first told someone what I was experiencing sometime in 2010, though not in the exact right words. I think I found those words as 2011 turned into 2012. By September 2013, I asked my doctor about anti-depressants after trying to manage without them all that time. 

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how to create days lived with intention: download the new sequoia life dayplanner

I talk about living with intention a lot. All the time. Almost an obsessive amount. It's not a new concept or an exotic idea I've introduced, but it is the fundamental principle that shows up in my day-to-day that keeps me sane. Well, sane-ish. Or sane-adjacent. 

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toronto studio home tour

I get a lot of questions about my apartment. Mainly, how is it I manage to live comfortably in 239 square feet? Where a lot of people imagine me living life like Harry Potter, I'm actually really pleased with my tiny studio apartment. To show just how lovely it can be, I have finally photographed it in all it's glory - every square foot (almost, no one wants to see a toilet right?). 

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six reads to ignite a little self-love

The reality of this world is that no one can take care of you, but you. And yet, more often than not, we neglect our self-love in the service of others. Whether we feel selfish for focusing on the 'me', or it's easier to focus on other realities, self care can be easy to let slide. 

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