Perfectionism: Setting Myself up for Failure

How setting myself unrealistic goals has hindered progress. It happens every January: After the hedonistic Christmas period has left me feeling deflated emotionally, and inflated physically, I sit down to write my New Year’s resolutions, or as I call it the "Do More" list. More out of a misplaced sense of guilt, (and a dash... Continue Reading →

Book Club: April 2018

Since I've been reading a lot more this year I thought I would start a monthly feature on what I've read, what I'm currently reading, and what I'll be reading soon. I'm always up for recommendations and book swaps so feel free to message me or chat in the comments section! Read: Conversations with Friends... Continue Reading →

Falling Back in Love with Books

I sit down in a comfortable chair, book in one hand cup of coffee in the other, intent on assiduously reading it cover to cover, when after ten minutes I find my hand wandering subconsciously toward my mobile phone. Suddenly I am fixated, locked in a tractor beam of artificial glow, index finger flitting in... Continue Reading →

A Skeptic’s Guide to Spirituality

A Skeptic’s Guide to Spirituality Can they co-exist? Last week I stumbled upon a Facebook post from David “Avocado” Wolfe. It was a picture of Dr. Otto Warburg, 1931 Nobel Prize winner for cancer physiology, emblazoned with the quote “No disease, including cancer, can exist in an alkaline environment.” I felt the familiar mix of... Continue Reading →

Stranger

To fall in love With a Stranger. Brain nonplussed, Flustered By a love already lost, Heart becoming Lackluster. A fading face Turning to dust Around a corner, The ghost of a love Stolen unjustly.

Shelter

On this night I seek no shelter Only idle wandering Embracing the rain and hail The pin prick sharpness on skin A reminder that I am cast betwixt The ebb and flow of space and time

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