From Depression to Optimism
Reading time: 6 minutes How Change Found Me Change found me on the bathroom floor, begging my husband to let me die. I’d done all of the right things. Went to school. Got good grades. Graduated from a university. Landed a steady job with great benefits. I’d even gotten…
From Small Town Girl To Full-Time World Traveller
Reading time: 8 minutes All my life I have dreamed of escaping the small town where I grew up. The world was calling me to go explore it, but circumstances kept me stuck in that small town in Canada for over 30 years. When I was 19, I had…
How My Parents Disowning Me Saved My Life
Reading time: 6 minutes Ever since I was a teenager, I craved change. I wanted to change my identity. I wanted to construct my own life. I wanted to set my own standards and expectations. I wanted to create my own life. I was born into an Indian household….
One Lifelong Dream Fulfilled In A Foreign Country
Reading time: 5 minutes We aspire to possess boundless generosity. We desire a more promising situation. We dream of a better life. We hope to fulfil that one lifelong dream. Achieving them may be taxing at times but believe me when I say it will all be worthwhile. Simply…
In Sickness And In Health
Reading time: 5 minutes A bride and groom standing before the altar can’t fully grasp what life changes marriage is going to bring. Being exhausted from months preparing for the perfect wedding and wedding dress, the bride is exhausted, yet happy. The groom is scared in taking this final…
Changing, Caving In And Trading Places
Reading time: 5 minutes Tests. I pride myself in always being well-prepared for them. Especially the prep. It must have something to do with my adoration for words, paper, pens and the like. I am a queen of preparing for examinations and quizzes. The ones I am not a…
Be The Master Of Your Own Destiny
Reading time: 5 minutes In my life, change has been inevitable, and I think most of us can relate to that feeling. But it’s not easy to accept change because it challenges you on the inside. However, the more you accept and embrace change, the better your life becomes….
The True Sense Of Freedom
Reading time: 4 minutes I am a career girl and I have always dreamt of a working adult life. Getting a job soon after college seemed to be the only ticket that I needed for launching my career and I assumed that there would be no hiccoughs going forward….
Better Odds Await The Risk Taker
Reading time: 5 minutes Life just keeps presenting us with tough choices. Should I accept this new job? Should I ask her out? Should I tell him how I feel? Should I start my own business? Should we launch this month? Should I travel alone? Should I post this…
What Consumes Your Mind, Controls Your Life
Reading time: 5 minutes Ten years ago, if someone told me to think positive, I would break eye contact and walk away. Whenever I found myself in a tough situation, either at work, college or in social life, I would be in a bad mood and push people away….
Everything You Want Is On The Other Side Of Fear
Reading time: 4 minutes For one moment, right now, imagine what you would be able to achieve if you just went for it. Anything you put your mind to, it would be accomplished. Of course, this comes with struggles and challenges. Can you remember something you wanted to achieve…
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