I’m trying to have an opinion more often. I’m learning how to better form my thoughts. The result of those two goals are these articles. Maybe one day, they will have a proper home.

The Closing of a Chapter

Growing up, I met a few students who were well travelled. I always thought how cool it was, to be moving from city to city, country to country. But they never really seemed to like it. They wanted a place to call home. I didn’t know what that meant. You see, I was...

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What’s Stopping Me?

I’ve talked about wanting to work abroad or live abroad for the past 6 months but am still here, writing this. Why? Well from a logistics perspective, I spent the first 4 planning and finishing my home renos. Then another month renting it out. Then I got comfortable...

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The Most Expensive Program I’ve Bought

So a few days ago, while I was working on my Mindvalley application, I needed to take screenshots of all the influencers that I follow. And so I went on Neil Patel’s site and noticed a webinar happening in 5 minutes. Having a thing for “must be fate”, I decided to...

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Reno’s Done! Did I Get What I Want?

In the last post, I talked about what I was hoping would happen if I converted my basement into a separate unit. Just under 3 months and $10,000 later, the basement was completed and rented. Did I get what I was hoping for through this project? Let’s see. Cash Flow In...

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Why Did I Start the Basement Reno?

Oct 12 - my girlfriend broke up with me Oct 18 - the start up I worked for didn’t need me Oct 20 - I decided to reframe this whole thing and decided it was time to go abroad Nov 6 - I started committing to renovating my basement Nov 16 - I fully committed to...

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Employment Insurance and Expectations

It’s been just over 3 months since I was let go at my last job. After my parents questioned my abilities and life choices, they suggested I apply for EI. I completely forgot I had that option. This was going to be awesome, I thought, being paid to explore my options,...

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Goodbyes

Goodbye is a word that can either trigger no emotional response, make your heart twist up, or do something in between. Last week, I got to feel that something in between, as it was the day when one of my roommates moved out. He wasn’t here for long, maybe half a year,...

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