• Live

    I’m Turning Off My Television

    On Monday, I realized that I have a problem. I was out for the night and got home late. Instead of getting ready for bed and being responsible, I stayed up for almost two hours watching ‘The Bachelor’, and followed by the ‘Final Rose Ceremony’. I knew that if I found out the winner in the morning on social media, I would not be happy. The next morning I woke up exhausted. Daylights savings and starting off a busy work week with sleep deprivation, I immediately regretted my decision. I re-winded through most of the episode, and hated every moment of watching it, I just wanted to get through it. Why did I feel such a commitment…

  • Live

    Why I am Mad at Kim Kardashian and Amber Rose

    Quite a few websites that I respect and value posted articles of how proud they are of Kim Kardashian for standing up for herself in her open letter. She stated that she is proud of her body and she is embracing her sexuality. How it is liberating and she should not be slut shamed.I am glad that she stood up for herself and I am not trying to bully her, but there is a misuse when it comes to using the word “slut shaming”. Society has confused women into believing there is a correlation between “empowerment” as “sexuality” or vise versa. I am sure there are moms all over the world that are…

  • Live

    Stop Hating Valentine’s Day

    There are some arguments I can get behind for hating Valentine’s Day. I can totally understand that it is an over-commercialized holiday that reminds singles that they are alone and forces people in relationships to buy overpriced flowers and expensive gifts for one another. Despite all the negative press and the groans I hear when I mention Cupid’s favourite day, I am an advocate for Valentine’s Day. Before you huck your computer at the wall and stop reading, just hear me out.I have always thought as Valentine’s Day as a day where you can show the important people in your life you care about them. The reason I love Valentine’s Day is much…

  • health,  Live

    A Healthy Start for 2016

    It is hard to believe that today is the last day of 2015, this year has flown by. The beginning of a new year, usually promotes a fresh start; New year, new you, right? I already posted about my resolutions for 2016, although I prefer to call them my goals for the new year; Health and fitness is at the top of the list. It is really important to me, to feel good and have more energy in 2016. These are my tips for starting 2016 off on the right foot.  Remember to Move I used to get up every morning and do a 10 – 15 minute at home workout on YouTube before I…

  • Live

    Goal Setting for 2016

    2016 is in 13 days! New Years signifies new beginnings for most people and I would like to think that I try to evolved and grow as the years go by. New Years Eve is also very special to me because three years ago it was the day that my current boyfriend and I had our first kiss. I posted about my short comings for 2015, so it is only fitting that I reflect on my year and trying to figure out what goals are important to  me for 2016.  More Adventures Committing to a full-time career, does not mean the adventures have to stop. Although I can’t take off for months at…

  • Live

    End of Year Check In

    As a quick end of the year check in, I read through my blog post that I posted for my goals for 2015. It is a little bit cringe worthy, I hope my writing style has evolved considerably since that post. I can’t believe there is only a few weeks left in 2015. The years after 25, seem to be considerably more stressful; I am constantly counting down the days until 30. It doesn’t help that growing up, I had pictured my life differently, and now with only a little over two years out from turning 30, having children is still something I would like to keep on the back burner. Looking…

  • Live

    Why I Want a Wedding

    My siblings and I are the baby cousins of our extended family. I have had cousins that have married and divorced and some cousins that refuse to marry at all. I had never really given the tradition much thought. I just assumed this was a transition that everyone goes through in life. You get older, you buy a house, settle down and get married. It never crossed my mind that there was any alternative. As I have gotten older, I understand the complexity of relationships now compared to when I was twelve years old. Over the last few years, I have notice a shift within my friend group, where they…

  • Live

    Life Lessons from Sex in the City

    ‘Sex in the City’ was more about friendships than it was about hooking up in New York. “They say nothing lasts forever; dreams change, trends come and go, but friendships never go out of style.”-Carrie Bradshaw really understood the importance of having a strong support system and girlfriends, who no matter how different they are, still stand by each other sides. The added sex-escapades were just an bonus. Your Girlfriends Are the Ones You Can Count OnMy boyfriend is my best friend, but so was the boyfriend I had from 2005 – 2006 or the one I had in 2011 – 2012, and so on and so forth. The relationship I have…

  • Live

    What You Should Know About Long Distance Relationships

    I have been in a few long-term long distance relationships in the past. My current long distance relationship has had the most longevity. We haven’t always had distance; we have lived together, lived apart, traveled together and traveled apart, every experience we have shared I feel has made us stronger as a couple.  I have to address questions about my relationship all the time. People always want to know our end game, there is a certain expectation of the relationship that in order for it to be long distance it has to be serious and have an end date. In my boyfriend’s current role he works on the road, so he is…

  • Live

    10 Common Occurences When Your Are Racially Ambiguous

    Whenever someone asks where I am from, I always say Kelowna. Although I grew up in Ontario, Kelowna feels more like my home now.They usually follow up with “But where were you born?”. Which I usually reply Canada. Then with a little more frustration, they ask “Well where is your family from?”. This happens to me at least one a day.  Although it is nice that people are interested in my cultural background it can get very tedious. People either ask me to tell them how to say something in a language I don’t speak or speak to me in a language that I don’t understand. They then ask me what my first…