• Mental Health
  • The Depth Year – Midway Update

    So, somehow it’s already the end of June and I find myself halfway through my self-appointed Depth Year. My intent was to blog more as a part of this deep dive and so far it’s been crickets and a lot of “Work in Progress” Word documents scattering my desktop –good thing I still have 6 […]

  • Top 10 Lists
  • Top 10 Favourite Words – 2018 Edition

    I have always loved words, although admittedly my admiration has been generally restricted to the English language. And by generally, I mean exclusively. I sometimes joke that I speak and write two languages fluently – English and sarcasm. But really that doesn’t count because it’s English sarcasm and I’m sure I’d be way over my head […]

  • Mental Health
  • On Mastery and Simply Showing Up

    Two summers ago, I spent my Thursdays in hospital conference room completing an Emotion Regulation Skills Group as part of my release from the psychiatric ward. It feels like a whole world away, sitting here on the cusp of the summer of 2018. Yet, I couldn’t possibly be where I am now –probably wouldn’t be […]

  • Minimalism
  • Top 10 Times I Have Happy Cried

    Upon reflection, 2017 was the year of Happy Crying. Never in all my life have I had so many occasions in which I have actually cried from pure (and apparently unfiltered) happiness. If this were the Victorian era I’d surely be consigned to bed rest for my apparent hysteria. As it is, the only thing […]