Category: state of mind

Positive Manifestation

Last night I dreamed I was attending a business lunch with my old work family. It was more of a boozy lunch at one of the pubs. Nearly three hours of food, drinks, and bouncing ideas off one another. I miss those kinds of lunches sometimes. Just last […]

50 Things

One of the first steps in setting your intentions or goals for the future is to just do a brain dump by listing 50 things you want … if money were no object, if anything was within your reach … how would you spend your time? Where would […]

Vegan-iversay

On January 30th I celebrated one full year of eating a plant-based diet and about six months of being vegan. I say that because in the beginning it was just about weight loss and health for me, I hadn’t made the connection to the animals. I wasn’t consciously […]

My Weekday Evening Routine

Last week I discussed how following a routine makes my life better and I shared my usual weekday morning routine. This week I am focused on my evening routine. Typically Monday through Friday I get home from work between 4:45 and about 5:15 pm. I am not going […]

The Road Less Travelled

One of the biggest decisions I ever made happened in the 1990’s when I was in my early 20’s. I had a really great job at an up and coming large tech start-up in Toronto that had already made its young entrepreneur owners into millionaires but would net […]

On Being Vegan in the Hospital

I was admitted to the hospital early on a Friday morning. I hadn’t eaten anything much of substance since breakfast the previous Sunday morning when everything started to go wrong. Anything I had consumed Thursday evening got thrown up in the wee hours. Friday morning I was allowed […]

A Year of Firsts

With only about a month left before we ring in another New Year, I can’t help but reflect upon the recurring theme of this year — 2017 has certainly been a year filled with firsts … My first time adopting a whole food plant based diet. My first […]

Me Too

Over the weekend my Facebook and Twitter feeds filled with women’s posts using the hashtag #MeToo or simply posting the two words “Me Too”. Some of my friends went on to write about assaults and rapes they’ve survived, others chose to let the words stand without explanation. A […]

On Being Brave

Well it’s all out there now! This week I have been blogging very publicly, not just on this site, but yesterday I also revealed a second site called Simply Fierce. The response has been positive so far. I’m getting lots of support from family, friends and other readers. […]