Reaching a goal while losing myself

Last year, I would say that I was a lot more self driven and self disciplined. After all, I was able to finish renovating a basement. I was able to write 30,000 words in a month all around personal finance, and then I spent a good chunk learning basic marketing. I was...

Thank you Canada

Thank you Canada, for welcoming my first breath. For giving me a childhood where summers were for bike rides, falls for playing sports, winters for building forts and springs for the excitement of graduating to the next grade. Thank you for introducing me to such a...
What if Influencers did More

What if Influencers did More

It all started with an innocent instagram picture. My family went to a nearby park to collect pokeballs and I was with them as we had just finished dim sum. As we were turning into the park, we noticed a gaggle of people marching down the road. Well, not really...
The Closing of a Chapter

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...
What’s Stopping Me?

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...
Employment Insurance and Expectations

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,...