Recently, a friend from high school reached out to me. She is experiencing one of the most unsettling situations I feel humans go through, Should I do it?. Should I move to a new country? should I sign up for that iron man? should I apply for that program? If you don’t want too its […]Read more "Breaking down Your Barriers"
Seeing a grizzly bear on my five minute walk to work was always a possibility, climbing up an 8,000ft mountain and running down it to get to work on time, and waking up to snow in July, were all common events while I was living in Lake Louise. Less than a 1000 people live in […]Read more "Say Yes to New Adventures"
Seeing a grizzly bear on my five minute walk to work was always a possibility, climbing up an 8,000ft mountain and running down it to get to work on time, and waking up to snow in July, were all common events while I was living in Lake Louise. Less than a 1000 people live in […]Read more "Say Yes to Adventure"
About five years ago, one of my hockey coaches said I was like a piece of coal. Who would have thought that would become my favourite compliment. “Do you know what happens to coal under pressure?” He asked me in our mid-season meeting. “It turns into a rock?” I replied. He laughed, shook his head, […]Read more "Pressure"
This has been an amazing six weeks, packed with every emotion possible. It’s hard to comprehend this adventure and everything that has unfolded during my time living in Europe. I experienced moving to a new country, being a nanny, and plenty of amazing and hard moments. Here are some of the lessons I have learnt over […]Read more "Life Changing Lessons in Europe"
Strength comes in numbers, but don’t underestimate the strength in yourself. I am a very social person who is happiest with others. My friends, family, and boyfriend have helped me with some of my biggest battles. I realized the extent of their monumental support a couple weeks ago when my anxiety hit me hard, and I was […]Read more "Alone"
No I’m not chained to the wall making pizza dough or scrubbing the floors with a toothbrush. It’s a unique role that comes with plenty of amazing moments and challenges. During the week I usually make breakfast and then teach the three girls English. Then we usually will do an activity (swimming, baking, sports). Then the girls […]Read more "Being a Nanny"