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Candid

Candid: Properly Single

I had a mild I’m 27 and single and will be too old to have kids by the time I get married, if I ever get married breakdown yesterday. Nothing special there. Every twenty something girl I know has had some form of this thought pattern: relationships not happening on time with life plan progression.  […]

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What I Like Wednesday

What I Like Wednesday: Long Haul Flights

I don’t loath flying long haul. There’s a freedom to the lack of expectation. Full permission to eat, sleep (badly) and watch movies for longer than socially acceptable. Complete liberation. No pressure. Zero guilt. The achiever in me relishes the figurative space. I normally fly solo so no one else to consider. No outside communication […]

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What I Like Wednesday

What I Like Wednesday: Ironing

Introducing What I Like Wednesday, where I take generally disliked activities and explain what I like about them. It’s about to get very Zen up in here! First up is Ironing. For even the most fearsome housekeeper, a dreaded task. Worse than cleaning the toilet even. Not for me. I find the sense of accomplishment […]

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Maven Matters

Maven Matters: On the Lost Art of Conversation 

Recently a colleague and I were lamenting the lost art of conversation. We’re certainly not the first people to notice the rise of superficial topics and attentions divided with a cellphone. But I ask you to m when was the last time you had a gloriously brain stretchy conversation? Do you miss it? I do. […]

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Independent Explorations

My Favourite Reflection Questions

The best way for me to access the not so pretty parts of my mind is to write it out. Free flow writing, without judgement or filtering for about twenty minutes and BOOM! There it is. It’s almost as if I try to tackle the not pretty head on it’s too daunting and I hide. […]

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Quote Unquote

Quote Unquote: Blaise Pascal 

All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end? – Blaise Pascal This quote reminds me to be without judgement. That our paths are all different. Just because it isn’t how I seek happiness doesn’t mean it’s wrong. And pushing my methods into others doesn’t […]