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Adjusting to a new “normal”

I'm sure everyone is tired of hearing "this is an unprecedented time in history," but it truly is. The COVID-19 global pandemic has changed our daily lives, and we've never experienced anything like this before. I feel for everyone who has been laid off or struggling with this isolation. It's a really difficult time, and… Continue reading Adjusting to a new “normal”

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How to Live a more Sustainable Life

I'm not sure if living in Kelowna has turned me into a sustainability and tree-loving hippie, or if I've just recently become more self-aware of my impact on the environment. Either way, over the past few years I've made small changes to my lifestyle that have helped to reduce my carbon footprint. It may seem… Continue reading How to Live a more Sustainable Life

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How to know if you’re having a Quarter-life Crisis

I had my first quarter-life crisis when I turned 20. I had my second one at 22, and I'm due to have another one any day now. Similar to a mid-life crisis, a quarter-life crisis is filled with existential dread and denial of the aging process. I don't know why but I've always hated getting… Continue reading How to know if you’re having a Quarter-life Crisis

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What it’s like Writing for a Living vs. Writing for Fun

I remember being in Junior High and reading all of the Twilight books in the span of a few months. I was obsessed with the series and I dreamed about being a famous author one day. I loved English in high school, and I took one English class in University but I had the most… Continue reading What it’s like Writing for a Living vs. Writing for Fun