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. […]


Candid: Happy Birthday to Me

Yep, today’s my birthday! Naturally that brings with it many reflective thoughts. My 26th year has been my craziest yet. I’ve experienced more, cried more, laughed more, taken more leaps of faith and grown more than any other year. It has been insane, rewarding, ugly, confronting and most loved filled year. And being my birthday […]

Life Maven

A Simple Idea for Achieving Personal Goals

I’m currently training for my first half marathon (eeek I know!). Out pounding the pavement I had a reoccuring thought, focus on small steps and go further. I wish I could lay claim to this nugget of wisdom but I can’t. It comes from an episode of the James Altucher Show. His interviewee (who I […]