It’s a new semester… and along with extra sniffly noses there is something else you’re guaranteed to see on campus: backpacks. One brand that has a lot more to it than first meets the eye is Matt & Nat. This Montreal-based company was started in 1995 and can be found in stores in Canada, the … More Conscious Clothing (#2): Matt & Nat
September 5th – INTRO: Today marks one week until my first book comes out with Orca Book Publishers. This has been quite a journey. In fact, writing it has involved all the aspects of a juicy story in and of itself: daddy issues, 2 hospital visits, moments of breakdown, moments of clarity, and everything inbetween … More 1 Week Countdown to Can Your Smartphone Change the World? BOOK
Burnout – you’ve probably either heard about it or even experienced it yourself. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by everything in our political world today, and also easy to forget to take a second to care for ourselves. Burnout is very real-so what can help prevent it? On August 5th, the United States’ first ever … More How to Help Burnout with One Sentence.
United States President Trump has just announced a ban on any transgender people from the American military service. The announcement came out VIA Trump’s favourite form of communication… Twitter. The justification of this is that “American forces could not afford the “tremendous medical costs and disruption” of transgender service members”. He is referring to the … More 10 Shareable Images to Support Trans Troops
Well, I’ve moved to New York City for the summer – which if you didn’t already catch onto then you clearly don’t follow me on social media. I’ve 100% become that person who moves to New York City and takes a picture of every single facade that has ivy on it. Some proof… But lately Instagram … More In Defense of Instagram
Hopefully wherever you are the sun is finally shining and you can feel summer itching to show its face. One thing that seems to always go hand in hand with the summer months is iced coffee. I was never truthfully a coffee drinker until recently. I worked in a coffee shop for a year when … More Summer Ethical Coffee Tips
As you might have (purposely) forgotten, Donald Trump is officially inaugurated as the new President of the United States January 20th, this Friday. As I am sure you are also aware (especially if you’re reading this blog!) Trump’s rhetoric and proposed policies are jam-packed with racist, homophobic, and sexist sentiments which affect all who are … More How to Attend the Washington Women’s March If You Don’t Live in Washington
This is my own experience over the last 24hrs. It is from my own Canadian, female, white, perspective. I do not believe any of these things make this perspective any more or less valid. I just believe this is one experience and my hope is that this experience resonates with at least one person out … More What it feels like to be a woman on November 9th, 2016 in Canada.