How to quit buying what they’re selling

How to quit buying what they’re selling

I spent a lot of time at a lot of beaches this summer, across Northern / Southern / Eastern Ontario.  I spent some time in and around a few different pools, too, between an outdoor AquaFit class, and a water spa in Toronto.  And do you know what struck me at every...
how to get started (on pretty much anything)

how to get started (on pretty much anything)

You’ve probably heard the best way to eat an elephant, right?  One bite at a time.  It’s a super simple (albeit super gross) way of stating that when you have something giant looming in front of you that feels overwhelming and intimidating like...
How to Let Nature Be Your Therapy

How to Let Nature Be Your Therapy

I’m sitting on the deck of a one room cabin I’ve rented for a couple days.  It’s a beautiful day, and I as sit deciding between wanting a second cup of coffee or a second sleep, I’m aware that the only thing I can hear is the sound of the wind in the leaves, the water...
How to Do Less (to do more)

How to Do Less (to do more)

This funny thing happens when I go to Winners: if I go in looking for something, anything, specific, it is guaranteed to not be there.  Shoes won’t be my size, jeans won’t exist, they’re fresh out of white towels, the great pasta that is...
How to Be a Good Human

How to Be a Good Human

In short?  Don’t be a dick. Drops mic, walks away. For real though, this might just be the secret to being a good human in four little words, and if we whittle it down to two, it’s even simpler: Be kind. Kindness is so often underrated, undervalued.  We...