Falling Apart Together

I was riding in the car with my family last weekend and my brother and I were playing around with the idea that commiserating with people is a bit like being “co-miserable”. The act of commiserating with friends when life feels like it is unravelling is a sure way to bond with people. The stressful moments of dress rehearsals when things are going wrong before … Continue reading Falling Apart Together

There’s Power In Love

That instinct to see the best in a person? What if we extended that kind of care to everyone? That deliriously in love feeling that makes you wanna dance to work? Can we find that through loving our neighbours and coworkers and friends as generously as we love our significant others? I think we can. I believe when we learn what kind of love we are capable of we can try to extended that in all areas of our lives. Continue reading There’s Power In Love

On Forgiveness

This past summer I read an extensive book list I was trying to get through – as the summer came to a close many of the books that once captivated my attention have fallen aside, half read. I guess that’s why they say you shouldn’t try to read eight books at a time. As I prepared to pack my life up into one tangerine suitcase and … Continue reading On Forgiveness

Redefining Strength

When you look up the word strong in the thesaurus you find words like bold, hard, forceful, tough, determined, rugged. We have different images that come to mind, there are the traditional archetypes – but I think it is important to think about strength broadly and the wide range of ways in which we can be strong. Being Soft & Strong Have you ever felt … Continue reading Redefining Strength