Being an opinionated vegan feminist who speaks openly about her beliefs, I tend to get a few messages sent my way every now and then from people who seemingly want to hear about said beliefs. With what at first appear to be good intentions, individuals request my perspective with the openness that might suggest that … Continue reading I am a vegan and a feminist and it is not my responsibility to convert you
Last Monday night I attended the vigil held in Princes Park to commemorate the loss of Eurydice Dixon. Thousands of mourners swamped the soccer pitch; some held candles, some huddled on picnic blankets, all were in silence. In all honestly, I didn't know what a vigil was and I was not exactly savvy as to … Continue reading Eurydice Dixon: Let’s Talk More About Rapists and Murderers and Less About Victims
I'm getting that funny feeling. Time to stop, drop, and roll. Time to sit back, reflect and reassess on all that we've achieved. Is it the weather? Is it this nostalgic crisp and crunchy time of year? Is it the hint of a chilly breeze in the mornings and evenings making me think back to … Continue reading How To Blog
I hate working for the man. There, I said it. I am yet to feel absolutely any loyalty towards whatever company I may be working for. I have a distrust of corporations and a, what I feel at least, healthy suspicion towards any institution that makes it their prerogative to tell others what to think or … Continue reading Live to Work or Work to Live?
I regularly find myself having something to say. I picture how I would say it, how I would go about announcing it to the world, in my head. I go over the speech multiple times. I usually see myself in an interview, sometimes in a cafe with a friend, on the phone to a relative, … Continue reading Find Your Voice and Use It
"Don't quit your day job." Usually meant as a rude remark. Designed to tear down your confidence. Perhaps you'll never be able to make a living from your art, or you'll never "make it" living a life of creativity? Maybe it means you have no talent? Strap yourself in because I am so ready to … Continue reading Don’t Quit Your Day Job
I've been seeing the word "burnout" thrown around a lot lately on places like LinkedIn and Facebook. A lot of blog posts or articles seem to be dedicated to the subject. I read the headlines and made my own assumptions about the word. Something that happens to lazy people who stop trying. Something that won't … Continue reading The Real Risk of Burnout